OPEN THREAD: What's the Redskins biggest need?

OPEN THREAD: What's the Redskins biggest need?
March 26, 2014, 7:00 am
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Washington Redskins strong safety Reed Doughty (37) during a game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Washington won 38-21.

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The Redskins have lots of needs, but what ranks as the biggest one? Outside linebacker? Defensive back? Right tackle? Free Safety? New punter?

Evan Silva of Rotoworld ranked the Skins needs, and he placed help in the secondary as the No. 1 priority. Even adding Tracy Porter, and with the expected return of Phillip Thomas, Washington still needs help in the defensive backfield:

Washington was shredded in the secondary throughout 2013, struggling at both safety and cornerback. David Amerson, DeAngelo Hall, and Tracy Porter are penciled in at corner, while Brandon Meriweather returns at free safety. As none of those four defensive backs were effective last season, multiple additions are needed in the Redskins' back end. 2013 draft picks Bacarri Rambo and Phillip Thomas are expected to enter 2014 as clear-cut backups.

Anyone that watched the Redskins in 2013 knows that secondary is a big need, but plenty of other positions have holes. Beyond Ryan Kerrigan, Brian Orakpo and Perry Riler, what do the Skins have at linebacker? The team certainly needs a fourth LB, just to play the 3-4 base defense, but they must build more depth beyond that too. And that's even before the team looks at contracts after the 2014 season. 

More trouble areas lurk. What about right tackle and the offensive line? The team has to sign a new punter too.

With all the bare spots, what's the Redskins biggest need? Let us know what you think in the comments. 

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