The Washington Commanders hope to make drastic improvements this season and they have a chance to stack the roster through the 2022 NFL Draft. Carson Wentz is now under center, which gives the front office one more year of building the team around the quarterback position. If they can do that, this team should be in good shape moving forward. We go over our very own mock draft for the Commanders.

If Washington hopes to compete in the NFC East, they must focus on protecting Carson Wentz. Although he’s not the best quarterback in the world, he can shine when he has time in the pocket. Look for the Commanders to possibly go offense-heavy throughout the NFL Draft, as the defense just needs time to adjust to the professional level.

With that said, here is our full Washington Commanders 2022 NFL Mock Draft.

Commanders 2022 NFL Mock Draft

Round 1 – 11th Pick Overall: Drake London (WR) 

Drake London will likely be one of the top wide receivers taken off of the board. If he falls to the 11 spot, the Commanders should highly consider taking him. London would serve as a big-bodied deep threat while acting as a high-end second option behind Terry McLaurin. Washington’s offense would immediately improve if they take a wide receiver early in the NFL Draft.

Round 2 – 47th Pick Overall: Leo Chenal (LB) 

Washington has a chance to improve the front seven even more so, especially if they take Leo Chenal in the second round. He’s easily one of the top linebackers available in the draft this 0ffseason and would make a great fit for the Commanders. Chenal would be in line to earn a starting role, as he has the potential to eventually become a star.

Round 4 – 113th Pick Overall: Marquis Hayes (G)

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The Commanders don’t have a third-round pick, but they can still make some noise regardless. Marquis Hayes is a solid guard entering the league. Washington could bring him in as a rotational player until he develops into a starting role. That would be the ideal situation for this franchise, as they can start adding some youth to the offensive line.

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Round 6 – 189th Pick Overall: Daniel Bellinger (TE) 

Logan Thomas holds down the starting tight end position, but Daniel Bellinger could serve as a solid backup. Additionally, Bellinger has the potential to become a starter one day. Considering how often Thomas deals with injuries, now might be the best time to find a potential replacement down the road. The prospect tight end will have his work cut out for him, but he has the potential to be a solid blocking tight end for years to come.

Round 7 – 230th Pick Overall: Jason Poe (G) 

Although it’s the seventh round, the Commanders have a chance to find a nice young guard to provide youth and competitiveness within the offensive line. Jason Poe would make for a great option, as he’s a solid run blocker. Poe might make the active roster, but he’s going to need time to develop before taking on a legitimate role in his career.

Round 7 – 239th Pick Overall: Doug Kramer (C) 

Washington should consider double-tapping at the offensive line in the seventh round. Doug Kramer is a similar type of prospect as Jason Poe. Kramer is a decent center who could turn into a valuable backup player one day. If the Commanders can develop him correctly they’ll have a strong rotational center on the roster.