3 former Commanders players who failed with their new team in 2023

Things didn't go well for these Commanders players...
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Which former Washington Commanders players failed to make an impression with their new teams during the 2023 campaign?

The Washington Commanders are embarking on an offseason that promises to signal the start of an exciting new era for the franchise. General manager Adam Peters and his staff are putting their ambitious plans for progress into action. They are acting swiftly and with a purpose not seen for decades. Hopefully, it's a trend that continues in the weeks and months ahead with free agency and the 2024 NFL Draft just around the corner.

There's a sense of nervous excitement. Fans are also approaching with caution after being promised much but given very little during Ron Rivera's tenure. Players came. Players went. But the on-field results remained inconsistent at best.

Those who thought the grass was greener elsewhere also found life difficult. With this in mind, here are three former Commanders players who failed on their new teams in 2024.

Wes Schweitzer - Former Commanders OL

Wes Schweitzer was a serviceable offensive lineman with versatility. The Washington Commanders were unable to keep him around in free agency after the New York Jets swooped. Sadly, this didn't according to plan thanks to indifferent production and health issues.

Schweitzer struggled to generate any positive early momentum after missing the first four games. Losing quarterback Aaron Rodgers within a few snaps of his first offensive drive in Week 1 impacted the entire offense. There was further misfortune as the veteran went to season-ending injured reserve in October.

What the future holds for Schweitzer is unclear. Had he enjoyed better luck on the health front, things might have been different. But this potentially brief stint with the Jets was underwhelming.