4 pre-draft Commanders questions that received emphatic answers

This draft was a big indicator of the Commanders' future.
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How many new weapons would Jayden Daniels get?

There was a strong likelihood that there would be at least a couple of new weapons added to the roster to help rookie quarterback Jayden Daniels succeed. The Washington Commanders not only achieved this injective, general manager managed to do so over the opening two days of the 2024 NFL Draft.

The Commanders took a shot at tight end Ben Sinnott and wide receiver Luke McCaffrey with picks No. 53 and No. 100 respectively. This was a statement of intent from Peters, who wanted to find players capable of creating separation with the scope to grow alongside Daniels as part of his long-term plans for progress.

These are both great picks. Sinnott is a tight end who has every ounce of explosiveness and toughness needed to become a highly productive performer with a little extra development. He’s got the potential to become a complete package who will help this offense in the passing game and as a blocker on running-downs.

McCaffrey is a smart, tough wide receiver who will be a prominent slot option for this young offense. He will be able to pick up the Curtis Samuel role for a much cheaper price. And he’s still developing and improving consistently, especially when one considers his strong NFL bloodlines and the fact he's only been playing the position for two years after transitioning from the quarterback spot.

This receiving corps for Daniels is looking electric if Kliff Kingsbury can get more from former first-round selection Jahan Dotson and Terry McLaurin continues his exceptional consistency with a more productive quarterback distributing the football. Others must step up, but hopes are relatively high improvements can arrive.

Adding Sinnott and McCaffrey into the mix provides another wrinkle for the No. 2 pick to utilize. If the offensive line provides enough stability, there's just no telling what this offense might be able to accomplish.