The best fit for Penn State prospects on Day 1 and 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft

Penn State has five players who will potentially be selected in the first three rounds of the 2024 NFL Draft. While they may want to go as high as possible, the most important thing for Olu Fashanu, Chop Robinson, and the rest of the early-round prospects, is landing in the best spot for development.
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Caedan Wallace. player. Caedan Wallace. 3rd Round. 58. . . No. 100 overall. Caedan Wallace. OT

Since the end of the regular season, Wallace has been shooting up NFL draft boards, the way that Rasheed Walker should have before being a seventh-rounder in 2022. Well, Wallace could very well go on Day 2 of the draft and the best fit for him is the Washington Commanders. 

Wallace is best blocking in the run game and may even move inside to guard in the NFL. That versatility makes him perfect for Washington which desperately needs to build up its entire O-line to protect Jayden Daniels, the team’s likely No. 2 overall selection. 

Kliff Kingsbury is known for the air-raid offense, so it may not be a perfect match from that perspective, but the air-raid style isn’t exactly perfect for Daniels either. He’s a good passer, but when he feels pressure, he’s going to take off and run. Washington will need to lean on his legs and on the run-game to develop Daniels and Wallace will help that process along.

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