5 big free-agent splashes the Commanders can still make in 2024

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What big free-agent splashes could the Washington Commanders make as Adam Peters continues his roster overhaul in 2024?

To say it's been a busy start to free agency for the Washington Commanders would be something of an understatement. Adam Peters wasted no time in gutting his underachieving roster and making substantial personnel changes. A nice blend of youth and experience came into the mix without jeopardizing their long-term financial status. The football operation looks completely different from anything fans have experienced over the last 20 years.

This is just the start. The Commanders still have cash to spend if the right opportunities present themselves. They also have nine draft selections to call upon, which is Peters' preferred method of building a contender. Thanks to their recent free agency moves, those in power boast an extra sense of flexibility to take the best players available.

Some money will be kept back to sign the draft class and for any in-season moves. Looking at how Peters has gone about his business up to now, one couldn't rule out another marquee addition to raise expectations further in the not-too-distant future.

With this in mind, here are five big free-agent splashes the Commanders could still make in 2024.

Commanders could sign Jamal Adams

This seems unlikely despite the Washington Commanders having a significant need for safety help. Jamal Adams was recently given his marching orders by the Seattle Seahawks after an underwhelming trade from the New York Jets. He was a top-level performer at the peak of his powers and remains a big name, but this move comes with significant risk attached.

Adams has been on the decline for two years. Injuries have restricted the defensive back to just 10 games during that span, which probably had a lot to do with his subpar production all things considered.

He should get another opportunity elsewhere despite plenty of safeties still being available in free agency. The Commanders have moved on from Kamren Curl, so if the medical checks are satisfactory, Adams could be a low-risk, high-reward pickup.