With the sixteenth overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, the Washington Commanders selected cornerback Emmanuel Forbes out of Mississippi State. Washington definitely need the secondary help – it was one of their top needs. He was the second cornerback taken in the draft, behind only Devon Witherspoon.
Was Forbes a reach over Christian Gonzalez and Joey Porter Jr. who were both still on the board? Only time will tell. Gonzalez got snapped up the very next pick after Washington made their selection.Read More