An eight-game losing streak certainly has its perks. The Washington Commanders received confirmation of that when they learned where their draft selection will land in the 2024 NFL Draft.

With an 0-fer since the first week of November, the Commanders finished the season with a record of 4-13. Their reward? The second overall pick in this spring's draft, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. A draft that is thought to boast two elite quarterback prospects.

As, as is widely expected, new team owner Josh Harris cleans house and relieves head coach Ron Rivera of his duties, the new person in charge of the Commanders should have quite the foundation to build around.

Ron Rivera

Despite the unsightly record this season, Washington boasts some impressive talent on the offensive side of the ball. They have a bona fide no. 1 receiver in Terry McLaurin, who has eclipsed 1,000 yards receiving in four straight seasons. That, despite less-than-stellar play from the group of signal callers Washington has trotted out.

Jahan Dotson and Curtis Samuel have flashed potential behind McLaurin, and the backfield is led by dual-threat Brian Robinson Jr.

Commanders in prime position

Who will be throwing this group passes next season is the real question. Sam Howell has proved he can play at the NFL level, but he finished his season with three straight games with two interceptions. He also displayed a propensity to take way too many sacks earlier in the season, although that problem improved as the year progressed.

But with pick no.2, it will be hard for the Commanders to pass up a quarterback prospect. USC's Caleb Williams is thought to be the consensus top passer of this draft, and likely will hear his name called first when the draft kicks off.

Drake Maye of North Carolina has been graded as an elite prospect as well, and is preferred even to Williams by some talent evaluators.

Taking off most of November and all of December and January have put the Commanders in a position to grab one of these highly rated quarterbacks. Now, to find someone to actually coach the team.