Commanders 7-round 2024 NFL mock draft: Missing pieces edition

It's time for Adam Peters to fill in the missing pieces...

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Commanders draft Isaiah Adams

  • Offensive Line | Illinois Fighting Illi
  • No. 152 overall

The Washington Commanders moved swiftly to bolster their offensive line interior this offseason. Tyler Biadasz comes in as the starting center and Nick Allegretti has his sights set on the left guard position after flashing during the Kansas City Chiefs' run to another Super Bowl. With Sam Cosmi set to continue at right guard following his breakout campaign, this has the makings of a productive trio.

Chris Paul and Ricky Stromberg are the only viable interior depth pieces currently depending on what the Commanders have planned for Braeden Daniels. This is a strong draft to rectify the complication with value all across the pecking order.

He's a little rough around the edges, but Isaiah Adams has a ton of potential. The Illinois prospect works well in tight windows, has violent hands capable of keeping opposing defensive linemen at arm's length, and is aggressive on running downs - especially at the second level.

One could make a strong case for Adams being a versatile piece capable of occupying multiple positions if needed. That didn't always bear fruit during the Ron Rivera years, but taking a development project such as this on Day 3 comes with long-term upside.

Adams needs to work on his technique, footwork, and operating in space to carve out a successful career for himself. Aside from that, there is plenty to encourage any willing suitor.