4 Commanders living on borrowed time after free agency upheaval

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Chris Paul - Commanders OL

Big alterations to the offensive line were also a necessity. Adam Peters is a man who knows what he's doing. The general manager wasted no time in finding capable starters and improved depth across the protection. Something that should greatly assist whichever quarterback the Washington Commanders end up selecting at No. 2 overall in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Tyler Biadscz is the new starting center and Nick Allegretti should occupy the left guard position unless there is a drastic drop-off in his newfound momentum. Sam Cosmi is the established right guard following his breakout 2023 campaign. The Commanders also got a nice backup option in the form of Michael Deiter and re-signed Mason Brooks.

The Commanders will add to their options - especially on the edge - from a deep group of offensive linemen during the draft. What college talent comes on board is irrelevant where Chris Paul is concerned. He is firmly on the hot seat.

Paul had a few opportunities to establish himself and failed to meet expectations. Injuries didn't help his cause last season, but he quickly became a weak link after being installed into the lineup in favor of Saahdiq Charles.

The former seventh-round pick out of Tulsa turned out in 439 snaps on offense, giving up five sacks and conceding one penalty en route to a dismal 38.8 grade from Pro Football Focus. This is also the penultimate year of the lineman's rookie deal, so anything less than an exceptional summer could come with severe ramifications attached.