4 bold trades the Commanders should consider to speed up 2024 rebuild

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Commanders could trade for L'Jarius Sneed

As previously stated, the Washington Commanders are a little light on cornerback options. Michael Davis and Noah Igbinoghene are useful depth pieces. But considering the indifferent production of Benjamin St-Juste and Emmanuel Forbes last season, it would be wise for Adam Peters to seek alternatives as the offseason progresses.

Going down the draft route represents the cheapest potential avenue. If the new general manager is thinking bigger, then putting in a call to the Kansas City Chiefs to see what they might want for L'Jarius Sneed enters the discussion.

Much like the situation with Tee Higgins, the Chiefs placed the franchise tag on Sneed to prevent him from leaving in free agency. That said, speculation continues about a potential trade for the defensive back, who enjoyed a phenomenal 2023 campaign as Kansas City clinched yet another Super Bowl.

The former fourth-round pick gave up just 51.0 percent of targets thrown in his direction. Sneed's passer rating when targeted was among the league's lowest at 56.2. Now, he wants long-term financial security to match his exceptional performance levels.

Again, the Commanders have the draft capital and financial resources to pull off this sort of move. Nobody in Washington's secondary is on a hefty contract, which also helps. Looking at Sneed's recent ascension, this is a move that would benefit the Commanders next season and way into the future.