5 Commanders players who are already turning heads at 2024 OTAs

These Commanders have caught the eye for differing reasons over OTAs.
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There is a different energy within the Washington Commanders these days. This is not the same organization that descended into toxicity and embarrassment under the previous owner. Those in power have given everything across the set-up a positive makeover and the atmosphere changed almost instantly.

This was the first step. Next on the agenda is Dan Quinn and his coaching staff putting their strategies into action.

Getting so many new faces from different backgrounds to become a cohesive unit is paramount if the Commanders want to genuinely progress next season. The coaching staff must also implement schematic concepts and ensure each player knows what's expected when competitive action arrives. It won't be easy, but the early signs are encouraging nonetheless.

There's been a strong turnout throughout organized team activities so far. The increased competition for places and not wanting to get left behind under the new men in charge are big reasons. At the same time, players know there could be something special brewing in Washington and want to help in whatever way possible.

With this in mind, here are five Commanders players who are already turning heads at OTAs in 2024.

Brandon Coleman - Commanders OT

There is an enormous amount of pressure on Brandon Coleman's development this offseason. The Washington Commanders spent the No. 67 overall selection in the 2024 NFL Draft on the offensive tackle. Ideally, they want an immediate return on their investment.

This would be Coleman winning the starting left tackle gig for Week 1 at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That's a lot to ask - especially considering the concerns surrounding his lack of length and how it might cause complications at the next level - but the former TCU star is off to a promising opening to his league journey at OTAs.

According to those in attendance, Coleman is more than holding his own against veteran competition. He's a fluid mover and extremely athletic. These are two solid building blocks for the edge presence that can be molded into something more over time.

The Commanders have enough spare financial resources to make additional moves should they wish. But if Coleman keeps up this trend throughout the summer, he might get a shot right out of the gate.