The Washington Commanders are in the midst of their third week of training camp, headlined by the preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers on Saturday.
With the game just a couple of days away, the Commanders have unveiled their first official depth chart. Here's how the offensive side of the ball shapes up:
Quarterback: Carson Wentz, Taylor Heinicke, Sam Howell
Running Back: Antonio Gibson, J.D. McKissic, Brian Robinson Jr., Jonathan Williams, Jaret Patterson, Reggie Bonnafon
No. 1 Wide Receiver: Terry McLaurin, Dyami Brown, Marken Michel, Kyric McGowan
No. 2 Wide Receiver: Curtis Samuel, Dax Milne, Alex Erickson, Matt Cole
No. 3 Wide Receiver: Jahan Dotson, Cam Sims, Kelvin Harmon
Tight End: Logan Thomas, John Bates, Cole Turner, Sammis Reyes, Curtis Hodges, Armani Rogers, Eli Wolf, Alex Armah (FB)
Commanders Making Change on Offensive Line vs. Cowboys?
The Washington Commanders offensive line struggled last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, allowing nine sacks. Now, it appears there will be some reshuffling against the Dallas Cowboys.
Commanders at Cowboys: WR Curtis Samuel Reveals No. 1 Concern
To close out the first quarter of the season with an even record, Washington Commanders' Curtis Samuel says it's the little things that he and his teammates need to focus on.
NFL Power Rankings: Where Do Commanders Fall After Loss vs. Eagles?
Sports Illustrated dropped the Washington Commanders three more spots after their 24-8 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Left Tackle: Charles Leno Jr., Cornelius Lucas, Rashod Hill, Aaron Monteiro
Left Guard: Andrew Norwell, Chris Paul, Willie Beavers, Deion Calhoun
Center: Chase Roullier, Tyler Larsen, Keith Ismael, Jon Toth
Right Guard: Trai Turner, Wes Schweitzer, Nolan Laufenberg
Right Tackle: Sam Cosmi, Saahdiq Charles, Alex Akingbulu
There aren't too many surprises here to see. Jahan Dotson drawing the start as a rookie shows the confidence the team has in him. Dotson is expected to be the team's starting slot receiver, and based on what he has shown in training camp, he deserves to start.
But according to head coach Ron Rivera, Dotson deserving to start is all about being himself.
"As far as Jahan is concerned, I just want him to go out and be who he is," Rivera said. You know, there's no expectations on him as far as that type of stuff is concerned. What you want him to do is go out, learn, grow, and develop, and let those things happen naturally, let him happen organically."
The Commanders face the Panthers at 1 p.m. Saturday.