Washington Commanders draft picks 2022: Round-by-round selections

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Here is a 2022 NFL draft pick-by-pick breakdown for the Washington Commanders:

Round 1 (No. 16 overall, from Colts through Eagles and Saints) - Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State: The 5-11, 178-pounder with 4.4 speed and supple hands is either a great complement to established Commanders WR Terry McLaurin ... or his eventual replacement as WR1 in D.C. Dotson, who should significantly expand the field for new QB Carson Wentz, can also add pop as a returner. Draft tracker

Round 2 (47, from Colts) - Phidarian Mathis, DT, Alabama: A team captain for the Tide who can two-gap and shut down run lanes. The 6-4, 310-pounder also showed he could get to quarterbacks in 2021, erupting for nine sacks. He joins former 'Bama stars Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne on the Commanders D-line. Draft tracker

Round 3 (98, compensatory, from Saints) - Brian Robinson, Jr., RB, Alabama: He ran for 1,343 yards and 14 TDs last year but also mixed in 35 catches. A load at 6-2, 225 pounds (with 4.53 speed), he could cut into Antonio Gibson's touch tally in 2022. Draft tracker

Round 4 (113) - Percy Butler, S, Louisiana

Round 5 (144, from Jaguars through Panthers) - Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina

Round 5 (149, from Panthers) - Cole Turner, TE, Nevada

Round 7 (230) - Chris Paul, OG, Tulsa

Round 7 (240, from Eagles through Colts) - Christian Holmes, CB, Oklahoma State

Washington Commanders' last five top draft picks: 

  • 2021 (No. 19 overall): Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky
  • 2020 (No. 2 overall): Chase Young, DE, Ohio State
  • 2019 (No. 15 overall): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State
  • 2018 (No. 13 overall): Da'Ron Payne, DT, Alabama
  • 2017 (No. 17 overall): Jonathan Allen, DE, Alabama

2022 NFL draft: Team-by-team picks

AFC East: Bills | Dolphins | Jets | Patriots

AFC North: Bengals | Browns | Ravens | Steelers

AFC South: Colts | Jaguars | Texans | Titans

AFC West: Broncos | Chargers | Chiefs | Raiders

NFC East: Commanders | Cowboys | Eagles | Giants

NFC North: Bears | Lions | Packers | Vikings

NFC South: Buccaneers | Falcons | Panthers | Saints

NFC West: 49ers | Cardinals | Rams | Seahawks