Grading the Commanders' latest four moves including Michael Davis signing

Adam Peters has been incredibly active during his early roster building.

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Commanders signed Noah Igbinoghene

After the Washington Commanders signed some key pieces to fill starting roles, they slowly began turning their attention to solidifying depth and enhancing their special teams' options. This is an integral part of their strategy. If they are more competitive, fine margins will be a critical difference between success and failure.

Noah Igbinoghene might not have reached the heights expected of a first-round selection, but his influence on special teams deserves praise. Something the Commanders also recognized, signing the cornerback to a one-year deal to kick off the second wave of 2024 free agency.

Igbinoghene only recently turned 24 years old, so all hope is not lost. He hasn't been the most stable coverage presence and saw just eight percent of defensive snaps on the Dallas Cowboys in 2023. Asking him to surge into a starting option within Washington's cornerback room is a stretch, but it's an athletic rotational piece that should transition smoothly having worked previously with Dan Quinn and Joe Whitt Jr.

Grade: B

This is a solid if not spectacular signing. Igbinoghene gave up 52.2 percent of targets thrown in his direction during the player's last prominent involvement with the Miami Dolphins in 2022. If he can replicate this and provide a valuable contribution on special teams, that's all the Commanders probably need at this juncture.