For the third straight year, the Washington Redskins have used a first-round draft pick to improve their defensive front seven. With the 26th-overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Redskins added edge Montez Sweat out of Mississippi State. The Redskins acquired the No. 26 pick via a trade with the Indianapolis Colts for the No. 46 pick and a second-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft.