We’ve spent months previewing the 2022 NFL draft, and now the draft is over, we can assess each team’s roster ahead of the 2022 NFL season.
The Washington Commanders added eight players from the NFL draft and signed 13 undrafted free agents. Outside of adding a linebacker, the Commanders filled most of their needs in the draft. Washington wanted a wideout and running back and added Jahan Dotson and Brian Robinson Jr.
Opinions are mixed regarding Washington’s draft. Those who didn’t really like it cited value as the reason. Some thought the Commanders reached on each of their first three picks. However, many around the NFL believed Dotson was a first-round talent, and Washington moved down to draft Dotson while adding two mid-round selections in the process.
Here are our takeaways from Washington’s 2022 NFL draft class.