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@ScottMartin703 Commanders Mock Draft

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In the mock draft world, it feels like there are two different types of mock drafts. Those that are “predictive” and those that are “what I would do”. I decided to go into this one and make it as predictive as a fan can for his favorite team. For this mock I used The Draft Network’s mock draft simulator, and I was only picking for the Washington Commanders. Hopefully this means I won’t get killed too badly if the computer picks a player that the rest of the fans want. Last administrative note is that going into this it is a full 7 round mock and I did not do any trades. So without further ado, here's the mock.

1st Round / Pick 11

DRAKE LONDON, WR, USC



Kyle Hamilton, Sauce Gardner and Derek Stingley are all off the board already. A bit of a bummer because I would have loved to take Hamilton here. On the bright side I had my choice of all the Wide Receivers in the class. I would love to take Chris Olave here. He is considered by many to be the best route runner in the class, and we know Ron & crew value high character guys, which Olave is. This high with all the Wide Outs available I think the Commanders select Drake London, WR from USC. He is a big, physical guy that excels in contested catch and jump ball scenarios. I am VERY concerned with his speed, but if he can consistently go up and get the ball regardless of who is around him it won’t matter as much.


2nd Round / Pick 47

JALEN PITRE, CB/S, BAYLOR




I know everyone wants Chad Muma, LB, Wyoming but I just can’t turn down Pitre at this point. He will fill the “Buffalo Nickel” role so much better than Landon Collins did. For reference, Collins had a 82.5 grade against the run and a 38.8! in coverage according to PFF. Let me say that again, Collins had a 38.8 coverage grade last year, its no wonder the defense struggled. Pitre is a great tackler and run defender but he quite literally can’t be any worse in coverage. Washington and the rest of the league have started moving away from the traditional 3 LB sets, so having a versatile guy like Pitre would really help the secondary.


4th Round / Pick 113

JELANI WOODS, TE, UVA



Couple of different Tight ends were on the board and I was tempted to take a defensive tackle for depth, but ultimately, I went with the freaky athletic Tight End Jelani Woods. Logan Thomas turns 31 before the season starts and could be cut in 2023 to save $5.2 million against the cap. Woods is a solid blocker and if fans like Thomas’s game, then they’ll love Woods as well.


6th Round / Pick 189

JACK SNYDER, IOL, SAN DIEGO STATE



Wanted to go with a DT but did not care for the value. Snyder has positional versatility at Guard and Tackle and would be a good depth piece on the O line.


7th Round / Pick 230

TYLER ALLGEIER, RB, BYU




Allgeier is a powerful runner that also played Linebacker in High School. He would be a good compliment to a backfield with Gibson and JD. He would be an upgrade over Jaret Patterson.


7th Round / Pick 239

KURT HINISH, DT, NOTRE DAME



Washington needs depth in the interior Defensive Line after the departure of Matt Ioannidus and Tim Settle, Hinish would help with that.


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