Commanders 7-round 2024 NFL mock draft: Post-combine questions edition

The Commanders have some big draft decisions to make...

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Commanders draft Ben Sinnott

  • Tight End | Kansas State Wildcats
  • No. 67 overall

Another expected release came in the form of Logan Thomas. The veteran tight end was solid enough and managed to stay healthy in 2023. Unfortunately for the converted quarterback out of Virginia Tech, the savings involved with his early departure proved too tempting to ignore.

Unless the Commanders are convinced that someone like Cole Turner or Armani Rogers can thrive with more responsibilities, reinforcements will arrive. The veteran pool in free agency could have one or two worth considering. Going down the draft route represents the cheapest alternative with a better upside long-term.

Ben Sinnott might be the answer. The Kansas State prospect continues to surge his stock - which was enhanced further thanks to an outstanding display at the NFL Scouting Combine. This comes across in his game film despite boasting just two years of starting experience at the college level.

Sinnott is a slick route runner who can create separation through sharpness and body leverage. His hands are soft enough to make tough catches look easy. His ability to track the football downfield and make contested grabs is something else that can easily transfer to the pro ranks.

While the top-end speed wouldn't be classed as elite, Sinnott looks like a tremendous fit for Kliff Kingsbury's offensive scheme. Someone who could become a quarterback's best friend in no time at all and become a menace in creating yards after the catch.