3 extremely underrated moves from the Commanders' 2024 offseason

These underrated moves can help the Commanders in 2024.
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Commanders re-signed Jeremy Reaves

There was a sigh of relief in the nation's capital when general manager Adam Peters brought back Jeremy Reaves. During an offseason of drastic change - despite his former first-team All-Pro selection on special teams - there was uncertainty regarding whether or not the team's new front-office leader was going to retain the popular figure.

Those who have seen his work on special teams thought it was a no-brainer. Despite suffering a serious injury that cut his campaign short in 2023, Peters opted to give him another go around.

Reaves came back into the building for at least the next two years. This was a great deal for the Commanders. Under the tutelage of Larry Izzo, perhaps he can return to the All-Pro form of 2022 and help lead the new unit.

People can get carried away with new toys, high draft picks, and quarterback signings. But don't let this signing go hidden. The Commanders bringing back Reaves is huge.

Not only does he produce between the lines, but his smile and energy are infectious on the field and in the locker room. Reaves always gives maximum effort, something which was certainly seen by Dan Quinn and Peters when reviewing the tape from Ron Rivera's team.

If the Commanders can have a top-10 special teams unit as Larry Izzo accomplished with the Seattle Seahawks, Reaves re-signing at such a price could be a great move. It might also be responsible for a chance late in the season to make a run at the playoffs.

Reaves is and has been one of the faces of the team, despite being known for only his special team play. That's because he's one of the best in the league at what he does.