The Redskins added some depth to their linebacker corps, taking Arkansas linebacker Martrell Spaight with their initial pick of the fifth round.

Spaight played outside linebacker at for the Razorbacks but at 6-0, 236 lb. it seems likely that he will compete for playing time at inside linebacker in Washington's 3-4 defensive scheme. He said that he played some inside linebacker during the two years playing for a junior college