5 sneaky threats for the Commanders to worry about at Broncos in Week 2

The Commanders must not underestimate these players in Week 2.

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Commanders must contain Adam Trautman

Greg Dulcich is a more dynamic receiver, but he's currently missing through injury. Therefore, Adam Trautman is the most important tight end for the Denver Broncos.

Trautman played two seasons for head coach Sean Payton with the New Orleans Saints. His familiarity with the playbook helped him become Russell Wilson's favorite target against the Las Vegas Raiders, making five catches for 34 receiving yards.

As a useful, short-range target, Trautman could burn the Washington Commanders between the numbers. Exploiting linebackers in coverage has long been the way to take supreme advantage of this Washington defense, with starters Jamin Davis and Cody Barton plodding in space once again in Week 1 against the Arizona Cardinals.

Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio should use safety Kamren Curl closer to the line of scrimmage, adding some speed and range at the second level to assist Davis and Barton. The former seventh-round selection can lock Trautman down over the middle and force Wilson to make more difficult throws toward the sideline.