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LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels’ pro day a success with Commanders in attendance

The much-anticipated weigh-in quickly history as he stepped on the scale, and it read 210 pounds.

Jayden Daniels, the LSU quarterback, raised concerns at the NFL Scouting Combine when he declined to weigh in, virtually assuring everyone interested that he did not actually weigh the 210 pounds the LSU roster had claimed during the season.

Being the only quarterback who did not weigh in at the Combine, no doubt there has been a concerted effort for Daniels to gain weight this offseason. His camp was most likely very pleased he was at least up to 210 by Wednesday’s LSU pro day.

Reports are his workout was very scripted, with very few three and five-step drop throws. Not to be negative, but one does wonder, if you know the pro game is going to be much more detailed, such as involving three and five-step drops, why not be working on those enough this offseason to display them in your pro day workout?

A real positive not to be overlooked was Daniels’ measurement at 6-foot-3 and one-half inch. No doubt interested teams were glad to see Daniels’ height, as seeing over the offensive and defensive lines is a tremendous help for an NFL quarterback.

Daniels threw many short, intermediate and some long passes, enough that he displayed enough arm strength and touch to please the interested teams. His throwing motion was smooth; nothing seemed forced in his motion. It was a good showing for Daniels. Here is every throw by Daniels from earlier today.

Interested NFL teams met with Daniels following his on-field workout, which lasted approximately 20 minutes. This serves as another opportunity for both parties to get to know each other a bit more during this NFL Draft process.

What teams attended the LSU workout? Early reports are those viewing along with the Commanders were the Giants, Patriots, Saints, Raiders, and the Bears.

Yes, the Chicago Bears. Might the Bears still be considering drafting Daniels?

Interested teams will travel immediately to the North Carolina pro day, which is scheduled for Thursday. The major focus for the Commanders, of course, will be quarterback Drake Maye.

There is no rest for the NFL weary this week.

Story originally appeared on Commanders Wire