Landon Collins couldn't be more thrilled to welcome Dwayne Haskins to the D.C. area.
During his Tuesday appearance on the "RapSheet + Friends" podcast , the Redskins safety revealed he thought his new teammate and quarterback was bound for New York before the Giants drafted Daniel Jones out of Duke at No. 6 instead.
Washington then took Haskins with the 15th pick.
"I thought he was going to the Giants, honestly," Collins said. "That's who I thought they were going to get, that's who I thought they needed, and they decided to go elsewhere. When I saw we picked him up, I was like, we just stole the best quarterback."
Collins, who shares agent David Mulugheta with Haskins, has high hopes for the former Ohio State standout's rookie campaign.
“He’s a humble kid, very, very, very down to earth," Collins said. “Loves to smile, loves to play around, but when it comes down to playing football, when it comes down to putting in that work, that’s what he’s going to do. Great arm, great accurac