4 ways Eric Bieniemy can improve the Commanders offense in 2023

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Commanders can adopt more split-RB sets

Being a former running backs coach and working alongside some of the all-time greats such as Adrian Peterson, hopes are high that Eric Bieniemy can his work his magic with some intriguing options on the Washington Commanders. Something that could set the tone for an offense that looks set to take a monumental leap forward in 2023.

Much will depend on how Sam Howell adjusts if he wins the No. 1 quarterback spot as expected. But the Commanders and Bieniemy can make his life a lot easier by establishing a formidable running attack in readiness for the new campaign.

Brian Robinson Jr. looks set to secure lead-back responsibilities after shining as a rookie. The presence of Antonio Gibson is another major asset that Bieniemy will be integrating into the rotation as part of his creative scheme.

Washington also has the option of two-back sets, splitting Robinson and Gibson with Howell in between under center. This could become a highly complex riddle for opposing defenses to solve, especially considering the quality options Bieniemy has at the wide receiver position.

Providing Robinson and Gibson stay clear of injury, they should flourish under Bieniemy. Having them on the field at the same time is a luxury that the play-caller should look to utilize when the right situations arise.