4 Commanders players who could be gone after the 2024 season

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Adam Peters' ruthless roster-building shouldn't go unnoticed by his players. Only a select few feel any comfort about their status. Those who survived the cull throughout his first offseason at the helm might not be so lucky if performance levels don't improve.

Players who get another opportunity to showcase their skills under the new regime should benefit. Dan Quinn and his staff raised standards and energy quickly. The surge in positivity is notable over early workouts. If the same trend continues throughout the summer, it won't take long before on-field progress arrives in a competitive setting.

This is just the first step in Peters' grand proposals. He has significant salary-cap space to work with once again in 2025. If he feels like another overhaul is needed, the respected front-office leader won't hesitate to pull the trigger.

With this in mind, here are four Commanders players who could be gone after the 2024 season.

Andrew Wylie - Commanders OT

Many thought Andrew Wylie would become a sacrificial lamb under the new regime. The veteran right tackle didn't excel over his first season with the Washington Commanders. He looked flustered against speedier pass-rushers and gave up too many pressures. Had it not been for the contract provided by the previous decision-makers, Adam Peters might have shown him the door.

It made almost no financial sense to release Wylie, which worked in his favor. That said, those in power must see something in the player to suggest improvements can arrive within Kliff Kingsbury's schematic concepts.

The jury is still out on Wylie. However, the Commanders didn't bring in any real competition aside from re-signing swing tackle Cornelius Lucas. It's his job until further notice. Whether the edge protector raises consistency will determine if he sees out the final year of his deal.

If Wylie fluffs his lines, Peters can dispose of his contract next spring with $7.75 million in savings attached. The veteran must perform to an exceptionally high standard to avoid this almost inevitable fate.