Draft day is finally here and Washington has made their pick! Mississippi State CB Emmanuel Forbes was a late riser for Washington, and they took him over Oregon CB Christian Gonzalez. He will have a 4-year, $16,495,442 which includes a $8,996,685 signing bonus. He will have a $2,999,171 cap hit for 2023.
RD 1 | PK 16 - Commanders: Emmanuel Forbes, CB, Mississippi State— Next Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) April 28, 2023
Forbes, the all-time FBS leader in pick sixes (6), earned the 2nd-highest overall draft score (88) among cornerbacks in this year's class. pic.twitter.com/t6GnxAVQUJ
#Commanders fans, Emmanuel Forbes is PLUG-AND-PLAY! #NFLDraft2023 #TakeCommand— Justin M (@JustinM_NFL) April 28, 2023
"I put myself in position to make game-changing plays."
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Washington Commanders 2023 Draft Picks
1st Round: #16 - Emmanuel Forbes, CB, Mississippi State
2nd Round: #47
3rd Round: #97 (compensatory pick)
4th Round: #118
5th Round: #150
6th Round: #193
#215 (compensatory pick)
7th Round: #233