4 Commanders players who need a monster offseason in 2023

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Dyami Brown – Commanders WR

It’s not been easy for Dyami Brown to establish himself within a crowded wide receiver room. The Washington Commanders have plenty of mouths to feed when it comes to targets in the passing game, with the addition of Jahan Dotson last season making things more complicated for the North Carolina product throughout his sophomore campaign.

Brown has the athleticism to become influential under Eric Bieniemy. If the Commanders can finally get the quarterback position resolved in a satisfactory manner, it’s only going to improve the former third-round pick’s chances of increased reps.

It would be a surprise if Bieniemy didn’t push the football downfield more based on how the Kansas City Chiefs offense operated. Brown’s previous connection with Sam Howell from their time together in college with the Tarheels means there are no more excuses for the wideout.

Impressing Bieniemy is the first step. Something that can be accomplished by taking on his coaching, remaining focused away from the team, and maximizing targets throughout OTAs, training camp, and preseason games.

If he can do this, then all hope is not lost for Brown. But the Commanders can ill afford any passengers given what’s at stake for Ron Rivera, Bieniemy, and others when competitive action resumes.