A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Commanders on Thursday, May 5, 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.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Bijan Todd writes about why the Commanders didn't need to talk much with Jahan Dotson before drafting him.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Peter Heiley breaks down the Commanders defensive line after the draft.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig writes about Alex Erickson joining the Commanders receiving corps.
-- Sports Illustrated's Madison Williams writes about the Commanders' plans for Sam Howell.
-- ESPN's John Keim reports on the Commanders signing guard Trai Turner.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala writes about the newest member of the offensive line.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux writes about one thing the Commanders' draft class has in common.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Peter Hailey looks at Sam Howell's potential.
-- The Athletic's staff gives one player from each team who could have an impact.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig looks at how other teams viewed Jahan Dotson.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala writes about which player is reportedly signing with the Commanders.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala writes that Curtis Samuel is excited to "finally feel like myself again."
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay writes about the Commanders' draft strategy.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux looks at when Sam Howell caught the Commanders' attention.
-- ESPN's John Keim gives analysis for each of the Commanders' draft picks.
-- The Washington Time's Matthew Paras writes about the Commanders addressing their needs in the draft.
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On Thursday, April 28th, the Washington Commanders hosted a Draft Party at FedExField to celebrate the kickoff of the 2022 NFL Draft.