Redskins: Draft plugin, surprise and. . . what?

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PLUG AND PLAY

RB Derrius Guice: Hard to imagine Guice won't play immediately given his talent, but his hard running style probably lends itself to fewer snaps. The Redskins want to limit Chris Thompson's snaps coming off a broken leg and keep him fresh as an elite third-down back. Samaje Perine, especially, should get a chance at serious playing time in his second season, but don't count out Rob Kelley. This is suddenly a very deep group of backs.

WILL SURPRISE

DT Tim Settle: A player the Redskins had their eye on in the third round and happily snapped up in the fifth. More of a true nose tackle than first-round pick Da'Ron Payne, Settle can get into the backfield. He had 12.5 tackles for a loss and four sacks as a redshirt sophomore for Virginia Tech. Might not start, but with Jonathan Allen and Payne he is part of a legitimate youth movement up front.

WHAT THE HELL

S Troy Apke: Went higher than expected with Washington's early fourth-round selection (No. 109), acquired from Denver in the Su'a Cravens trade. With just one full year as a starter, it's unclear if Apke can push for a starter's job anytime soon. Likely more of a special-teams contributor, which is a high price to pay for a fourth-round pick.

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