4 quarterbacks connected to Adam Peters the Commanders could target

The options might not be aplenty, but there are some veterans out there connected to Peters.

Washington Commanders, Jimmy Garoppolo
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2. Jimmy Garoppolo

Maybe the biggest name of this group is current Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who was acquired by the 49ers back in 2017, which also happened to be Peters' first year working for the organization.

Peters saw the ascension and development of Garoppolo's career, first hand. Garoppolo went 38-16 as a starter for San Francisco and even made an appearance in Super Bowl LIV as the team's starter that year. While Garoppolo has been one who has needed to play off the back of a good defense in order to see above-average success, he's also still a capable starter in this league.

The problem with pursuing Garoppolo, though, is his contract situation with the Raiders. Las Vegas seems ready and willing to either roll with Aidan O'Connell or go after another young quarterback, quite possibly via the draft. Garoppolo's contract, though, counts $27 million against the cap this year.

If Las Vegas trades him before June 1, they can save over $11 million in doing so. That seems like a win-win for a team like Washington, who enters the offseason with the most cap space of all 32 teams. If Garoppolo came in to be a bridge for a rookie, or even to push Howell, that would be a good move. Would the quarterback position be solved, though? Not necessarily.