4 Commanders players on the hot seat entering Week 10 at Seahawks

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Logan Thomas - Commanders TE

Sam Howell has a tough challenge on his hands this afternoon. The Washington Commanders will likely implement silent counts and the way plays come into the signal-caller given how loud it can get at Lumen Field, which means he'll need a productive outlet capable of keeping the chains moving.

That's where Logan Thomas comes into play. The tight end must put in a crisp performance in terms of route-running and when the football comes his way, the veteran needs to step up and deliver with assured hands.

Thomas has been solid if not spectacular in 2023. He's stayed healthy more often than not, but one could argue the converted quarterback needs to do much more in pursuit of seeing out the last year of his deal in 2024.

His rapport with Howell gives reasons for optimism. The Seattle Seahawks are giving up 232.1 yards per game on average, so moving the football efficiently cannot be dismissed if the offensive line maintains the same level of consistency we've witnessed over the last fortnight.

As a senior figure within the locker room, Thomas has more responsibilities than most in environments such as this. Therefore, he must create separation and become that security blanket Howell desperately needs in pursuit of getting one over on a talented Seahawks operation on the road.