Commanders 7-round 2025 NFL mock draft: Way too early edition

It's never too early to examine draft prospects.
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Although there is a long way to go before the 2025 NFL Draft, scouts and front-office personnel will already be devising a shortlist of potential options based on their early assessments. The Washington Commanders want to build through the college selection process under new general manager Adam Peters. Getting ahead of the game from the analysis standpoint would go a long way to achieving this objective.

Peters received widespread praise for the way he navigated the 2024 process. The Commanders had an abundance of assets at their disposal after trading Montez Sweat and Chase Young before the 2023 deadline. He maximized the capital available by finding immediate difference-makers and intriguing development pieces with the scope to play a big role over time.

There are no sure things where the draft is concerned. Being prepared and covering every base heightens the chances of success. Looking at the way Peters went about his business and the enhancements made to Washington's front office throughout the offseason, hopes are high that this trend can continue in the coming weeks.

A lot can and will happen before assessments for the 2025 draft gather pace. Stocks will rise and fall during the upcoming college football campaign. The Commanders' needs will change based on performance levels under head coach Dan Quinn. Any predictions made at this juncture are sketchy at best, but it's fun to think about which prospects could be on Washington's radar.

The Commanders currently sit at No. 8 in Pro Football Network's draft order next spring. This indicates some improvement in their first season with Quinn leading the charge. It also highlights the hard work ahead to get Washington back among the contenders.

Using the simulator, we took a way-too-early look at which prospects could join the Commanders in a special seven-round 2025 NFL mock draft. This begins with a former teammate of Jayden Daniels with the potential to fill a huge need.