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NFL insider: Commanders likely to take Jayden Daniels with No. 2 pick in NFL draft

For all intents and purposes, the Washington Commanders are on the clock. Caleb Williams is widely expected to go No. 1 overall to the Chicago Bears in the 2024 NFL draft, meaning that the real excitement starts at No.

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Day 2 - SB Nation 2024 Mock Draft Extravaganza - The Commanders are nearly on the clock!

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It’s almost time for the real thing! Until then, we get the next best thing.

Each year, just before the actual draft, enterprising individuals from various SBNation blogs take it upon themselves to organize a site-wide full mock draft, with (ideally) writers/posters from each of the team blogs picking on behalf of their team. This year, I will be picking on behalf of the Washington Commanders and tracking progress here. The...

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Daily Slop - 13 Apr 24: Articles, podcasts & tweets from around the web to keep you in touch

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A collection of articles, podcasts & tweets from around the web to keep you in touch with the Commanders, the NFC East and the NFL in general

Commanders links Articles Riggo’s Rag Commanders draft confusion given perfect depiction by leading analyst

A leading analyst provided the perfect depiction to the ongoing confusion surrounding the Commanders’ draft plans at No. 2 overall.

“Yeah, it’s widely accepted at this point...

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Christian Jones: A better tackle than athlete

Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports

Hogs Haven takes a look at 2024 NFL Draft prospects that could contribute to the Commanders

Player, Position: Christian Jones, OT
School: Texas | Conference: Big 12
College Experience: Redshirt Senior | Age: 23
Height | Weight | Arms: 6’5” | 305 lbs | 34.5“
Projected Draft Status: Rounds 3-5

Honors: Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (two years), Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll 7 times, Senior Bowl invitee

Player Overview

Jones was a soccer player who...

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All aTwitter: 13 April 2024 - Commanders defender Jeremy Chinn says he’s “pissed off”

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News, links to articles, updates and more from DC area writers and national sports journalists and others

The goal of All aTwitter is to give readers a detailed or quirky look, through the unique lens of Twitter, at the Commanders, the NFL, and sports in general, along with a smattering of other things.

Click here for Washington Commanders Beat Writers Twitter Feed Click here for NFL News, Rumors & Reports Twitter Feed Tip: If a tweet isn’t...

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Commanders seem to be locking in on this quarterback prospect

There seems to be a building consensus in NFL circles that the Washington Commanders already have a strong lean toward which quarterback they would like to select with the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft.

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Adam Schefter tells Commanders fans it is safe to buy their Jayden Daniels jersey

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ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter joined the Trap or Dive Podcast to preview the Commanders draft

With the first round of the 2024 NFL draft just 13 days away, what better way to gain insight into the Washington Commanders' decision on the number two overall pick than to have ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter share his thoughts on how things will go on the night of April 25th?

Listen to the full interview with Adam Schefter below. We discuss:

Why...

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Bobby_Gould

SB Nation 2024 Mock Draft Extravaganza - The Commanders are nearly on the clock!

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

It’s almost time for the real thing! Until then, we get the next best thing.

Each year, just before the actual draft, enterprising individuals from various SBNation blogs take it upon themselves to organize a site-wide full mock draft, with (ideally) writers/posters from each of the team blogs picking on behalf of their team. This year, I will be picking on behalf of the Washington Commanders and tracking progress here. The...

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Big Wide Receivers the Commanders Must Have in the 2024 Draft

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We have a need for size and big play ability

The conversation about team needs in the draft is kind of funny. Football fans and most commentators talk about filling immediate needs, which is what good GMs like the Commanders’ Adam Peters do in free agency. If you listen to what the best personnel men in the business say about their approach in the draft, you hear more about raising the talent ceiling, finding players that fit...

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Analysts, insider disagree about Commanders possibly drafting J.J. McCarthy

The only thing that appears certain about the Commanders' draft plans is that they won't be trading pick No. 2 to acquire assets needed for their ongoing rebuild. 

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Should the Commanders help Luke McCaffrey make a name for himself in the NFL?

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Hogs Haven takes a look at 2024 NFL Draft prospects that could contribute to the Commanders

Luke McCaffrey, WR

School: Rice University | Conference: American Athletic Conference

College Experience: Senior | Draft Age: 23

Height / Weight: 6’2” 200 lbs

Projected Draft Status: Taller Wes Welker/Curtis Samuel

Player Comparison: Mid 4th-5th round

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Draft guru, Colin Cowherd explain Commanders' plans for No. 2 draft pick

There's no indication Washington will trade out of No. 2 heading into the second weekend of April. 

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Daily Slop - 12 Apr 24 - Draft evaluations: QB, Edge, 1st round picks from the past, and ‘red flag’ prospects

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A collection of articles, podcasts & tweets from around the web to keep you in touch with the Commanders, the NFC East and the NFL in general

Commanders links Articles Bullock’s Film Room (subscription) Draft Profiles: Day 2 Defensive End Prospects

Taking a look at a few DE prospects that could be on the board for the Commanders in the second round.

[I]t’s likely that the Commanders could be looking to draft a defensive end with one of its two second...

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Caedan Wallace has the traits to contribute to the Commanders’ offensive line

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Hogs Haven takes a look at 2024 NFL Draft prospects that could contribute to the Commanders

Caedan Wallace, OT
School: Penn State | Conference: Big 10
College Experience: Senior | Age: 23
Height / Weight: 6’5” / 314 lbs
Projected Draft Status: Rounds 5-6

Player Comparison:

Player Overview

A New Jersey native, Caedan Wallace’s father played football for the Citadel and his brother played football for Delaware State. Wallace not only won...

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Proposed Commanders trade has front office dealing with NFC East rival during 2024 NFL Draft

The Washington Commanders have so much trade ammo ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft that they're one of the league's top candidates to move around in the first round.

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All aTwitter: 12 April 2024 - 13 prospects will attend the NFL draft; one of them should be a Commander early Thursday night

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News, links to articles, updates and more from DC area writers and national sports journalists and others

The goal of All aTwitter is to give readers a detailed or quirky look, through the unique lens of Twitter, at the Commanders, the NFL, and sports in general, along with a smattering of other things.

Click here for Washington Commanders Beat Writers Twitter Feed Click here for NFL News, Rumors & Reports Twitter Feed Tip: If a tweet...

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Jayden Daniels Would be the FUN Pick at Number Two, But Would He be the BEST Pick?

SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network / USA TODAY NETWORK

I’ve really warmed up to Jayden Daniels as the second overall pick for Washington in the 2024 NFL Draft. It’s not that I was really ever down on him, rather I had some questions that needed to be answered before I was fully bought in.

Now, with just two weeks until “decision day”, I am really sitting on the fence for the first time in as long as I can remember when it comes to which quarterback I prefer.

Some notable first...

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Could Roger Rosengarten be Washington’s answer at tackle?

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Hogs Haven takes a look at 2024 NFL Draft prospects that could contribute to the Commanders

Roger Rosengarten, OT
School: Washington | Conference: PAC 12
College Experience: RS Junior | Age: 21
Height / Weight: 6’5” / 308 lbs
Projected Draft Status: Rounds 2-4

Player Comp: Spencer Brown

College Statistics ...

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Daily Slop - 11 Apr 24: With two weeks left until the draft, no one outside the organization knows what the Commanders plan to do

NFL Draft Analyst Evan Silva of Establish the Run put out his latest mock draft this week: “Daniels is rumored to be intent on playing for New England after Daniels’ meetings with Washington didn’t go as smoothly. - Evan Silva, Establish The Run”

A collection of articles, podcasts & tweets from around the web to keep you in touch with the Commanders, the NFC East and the NFL in general

Commanders links Articles audacity.com SNIDER: Trust no one over Commanders’ pick

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Coaches, scouts and executives say who Commanders should draft at No. 2

Most coaches, scouts and executives still believe that the Commanders shouldn't think twice about making LSU Tigers quarterback Jayden Daniels the second pick of the 2024 NFL Draft.

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