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Wake Up Washington | Catching up on all the draft news


A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Commanders on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Football Team.

The reports and deals expressed in this article have not been confirmed by Washington, nor do they reflect any insider information from anyone in the front office.

-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier writes about the secondary being an option for the Commanders with the 11th overall pick.

-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala writes about the Commanders expecting movement in the middle rounds of the draft.

-- The Washington Time's Matthew Paras writes about Martin Mayhew expecting movement with the Commanders' draft picks.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux looks at the possibility of the Commanders drafting another Ohio State wide receiver.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Peter Hailey provides an update on the status of Curtis Samuel and Chase Young.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Bijan Todd compares cornerbacks Sauce Gardner and Derek Stingley Jr.

-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala writes about which late-round quarterback the Commanders could add in the 2022 NFL Draft.

-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay lists five predictions for the Commanders in the 2022 NFL Draft.

-- The Athletic's Ben Standig looks at 12 fits for the Commanders for each day of the NFL Draft.

-- Sports Illustrated's David Harrison writes about Kyle Hamilton being mocked to the Commanders with the 11th overall pick.

-- ProFootballTalk's Charean Williams writes about the Commanders reportedly meeting with a top defensive prospect.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux writes about Logan Thomas hoping to return from injury in Week 1.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux also writes about Logan Thomas' first impression of Carson Wentz.

-- The Athletic's Ben Standig writes about more prospects reportedly visiting the Commanders' facility.

On Saturday, April 23 and Sunday April 24, the Washington Commanders Entertainment Team held open auditions for the 2022 season at FedExField. At the end of the weekend, the panel of judges selected the first-ever Commanders Entertainment team -- a group of 44 individuals made up of dancers, gymnasts, Beat Ya Feet dancers, breakers and more who will perform at all Commanders home games and participate in year-round community and team events across D.C., Maryland and Virginia. (Photos by Emilee Fails and Joseph Noyes/Washington Commanders)

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