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Chase Young

Chase Young

DE / Washington Commanders
Young made only three appearances in 2022 and recorded five tackles and one pass defense on 115 snaps.

Analysis:

The 2020 No. 1 overall pick made his season debut Dec. 24, after suffering ACL and MCL tears on Nov. 14 the year before. Young has only nine career sacks through three pro seasons, with 7.5 of those coming in a debut campaign that also included four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and a Defensive Rookie of the Year award. With a full offseason to continue strengthening his knee, Young has a chance to emerge as a top edge rusher in 2023, his age-24 campaign.
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Danny Johnson

Danny Johnson

CB / Washington Commanders
Johnson appeared in 11 (four starts) games during the 2022 season and recorded 29 tackles (20 solo), a sack and an interception.

Analysis:

Johnson had the most efficient season of his career despite starting the year off on the practice squad. The 27-year-old set a new high in tackles while also registering the first sack and interception in his five years as a pro. Johnson's role increased as the season went on as nearly two-thirds of his playing time came during the last four weeks of the season. An unrestricted free agent this offseason, the 2018 undrafted free agent will look to compete for playing time either in Washington or elsewhere next year.
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David Mayo

David Mayo

LB / Washington Commanders
Mayo registered 34 tackles (14 solo) and a sack while playing in 13 games (three starts) during the 2022 season.

Analysis:

Mayo saw the majority of his playing time this season on special teams, but he still started Washington's final three games as Cole Holcomb (foot) and Jon Bostic (pectoral) were both out. The eighth-year pro was effective in his limited playing time as he amassed 25 tackles and a sack during that three game span. With his contract set to expire this offseason, Mayo will provide value on special teams and as a reserve linebacker to whichever team he ends up on.
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Montez Sweat

Montez Sweat

DE / Washington Commanders
Sweat started all 17 games during the 2022 season and compiled 46 tackles (27 solo) and eight sacks.

Analysis:

Sweat had another solid season as he finished second on the Commanders in sacks and third in tackles for loss (14). The 2019 first-round pick played 70 percent of the defensive snaps, the most among any of the Washington defensive ends. As 2023 is the last year of his rookie contract, Sweat will look to maintain this level of production next season in order to get a big pay day.
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Daron Payne

Daron Payne

DT / Washington Commanders
Payne registered 64 tackles (33 solo), 11.5 sacks and a fumble recovery in 17 games (17 starts) during the 2022 season.

Analysis:

Payne had the most productive season of his career, as he registered double-digit sacks for the first time. The 2018 first-round pick led the team in sacks and tackles for loss (18), both of which were career highs for him. An unrestricted free agent this offseason, Payne is in line to receive a big pay day from either the Commanders or another organization.
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Bobby McCain

Bobby McCain

S / Washington Commanders
McCain appeared in 17 games (16 starts) during the 2022 season and recorded 76 tackles (54 solo).

Analysis:

McCain switched positions from free safety to cornerback midway through the season following an injury to Benjamin St-Juste (ankle). While the 29-year-old didn't lead Washington in any statistical category, McCain finished top five in tackles and played 93 percent of the Commanders' snaps. With one year remaining on his contract, it remains to be seen what position the 2015 fifth-round pick will play as Darrick Forrest seemingly locked himself into the starting free safety job.

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