4 Commanders players with soaring stock after 2024 free agency

These Commanders players could benefit from the team's free-agent moves.
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Benjamin St-Juste - Commanders CB

Kendall Fuller's second spell with the Washington Commanders officially came to an end this offseason. Despite the veteran cornerback playing well while all around him crumbled in 2023, general manager Adam Peters didn't seem keen to keep the player around, leaving him free to sign for the Miami Dolphins with little fanfare attached.

This leaves a gaping hole in the cornerback room. Michael Davis might be able to help after joining in free agency, but the other additions are seen more as special team pieces rather than starting contributors.

Again, expect the Commanders to fortify their coverage options at some stage during the 2024 NFL Draft. Regardless of which college prospect comes into the organization, their lack of free-agent activity could mean Benjamin St-Juste gets one final chance to prove his worth next season.

St-Juste was a liability on occasion last season. He wasn't alone in that regard, but Washington's lack of pass-rushing prowess after trading Montez Sweat and Chase Young left their secondary exposed. That alone could suggest the new regime is willing to give the former third-round pick a mulligan for the previous campaign.

This is a big year upcoming for St-Juste. It's the last of his rookie deal, so if he cannot raise performance levels with two outstanding defensive back developers such as Dan Quinn and Joe Whitt Jr., this could be his final season in a Commanders uniform.