Grading the Commanders' latest four moves including Mykal Walker signing

The moves keep coming under Adam Peters...

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Commanders signed Olamide Zaccheaus

It was somewhat surprising to see the Washington Commanders fail to land one of the top wide receivers in free agency. Adam Peters seems content with what they have despite losing Curtis Samuel to the Buffalo Bills. He could also be waiting for the 2024 NFL Draft and the rich crop of prospects available.

The Commanders got themselves a contingency plan in the form of Olamide Zaccheaus, who signed a one-year deal and became the first new arrival to the wideout room. While some view this as an underwhelming signing, one could make a strong case for him being No. 3 on the depth chart heading into the draft.

Zaccheaus struggled to carve out a role for himself with the Philadelphia Eagles last season, which was disappointing. Before that, he emerged as a solid rotational option with yards after the catch ability for two straight seasons on the Atlanta Falcons.

He's not the biggest at 5-foot-8, but Zaccheaus can get open quickly. This will be essential for Washington's pass-catchers within Kliff Kingsbury's scheme if they end up going with a rookie quarterback in Week 1 as expected.

Grade: B+

This is seen by many as a camp body, which is understandable. However, if Zaccheaus transitions well and showcases his dependability, there could be a role for him in 2024.