Analyzing the Washington Football Team’s offensive line ahead of the 2021 NFL season.
The Washington Football Team had one of the NFL’s lowest-rated offenses in 2020. The offense has improved throughout this offseason and the offensive line is one of the reasons why it is better.
When the final second of the 2020 season ticked away, it ended a Washington Football Team hope for advancing in the playoffs. The work of the 2021 offseason was just beginning. The front office would soon be preparing for free agency and one of the team’s most important drafts in many years.
It was widely believed that the offense would be the recipient of major upgrades, including the offensive line. The beliefs turned into truths as upgrades to wide receiver, tight end, quarterback, and the offensive line did occur.
The changes to the line have been substantial and surprising, even in recent days. Pursuant to multiple team needs, the Burgundy and Gold placed a premium on this offensive line and some of the changes have angered or displeased fans.
We are not here to make such judgments today, but it is understood that many fans find it difficult to accept the departure of beloved players.
Welcome back to our ongoing analysis of each unit on offense and defense. Today’s evaluation will take a look at the offensive line and we’ll discuss how the many changes will affect this unit in 2021 and beyond.
The line received a surprising jolt in recent days after the release of starting right tackle Morgan Moses and reserve tackle Geron Christian. New talent has been infused through free agency and the draft. With no more time to waste, let’s jump right to the analysis.