4 major positives from the Commanders 2024 offseason so far

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Commanders set things up for new QB perfectly

Although the Washington Commanders have done a tremendous job of filling out holes across their roster, one big complication remains. Adam Peters needs to find the right quarterback capable of leading this once-proud franchise back to the promised land.

All signs point to the Commanders taking a talented signal-caller from the college ranks at No. 2 overall in the 2024 NFL Draft. Peters and his staff are currently finalizing their plans while keeping everything in-house. Everyone has an opinion and a favorite. Nobody knows with concrete certainty which way Washington is leaning.

Jayden Daniels is the betting favorite. Drake Maye also has his supporters and might boast more long-term upside. J.J. McCarthy is the wildcard, but even if those in power go with the Michigan prospect, there needs to be a level of trust attached.

One thing's for sure, the Commanders did a remarkable job of making this an exceptional environment for any young quarterback. The coaching staff looks more than capable of ensuring their chosen guy hits the ground running. Washington's defense should be more competitive, and the backfield looks capable of easing the pressure thanks to the signing of Austin Ekeler to go alongside Brian Robinson Jr.

The Commanders need to find a franchise left tackle and more weapons in the passing game. However, this draft class is outstanding across the offensive line and wide receiver. Something that won't go unnoticed by Peters, who'll have a plan in place to maximize his rich draft capital - especially in the first three rounds.

If the quarterback selected becomes a franchise-changing presence under center, it's all systems go.