4 Commanders players whose fate is sealed after Dan Quinn hire

The writing is on the wall for these Commanders players.

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Tyler Larsen - Commanders OL

The Washington Commanders must prioritize their offensive line in the coming months. Ron Rivera inherited a highly productive unit. He turned it into a complete joke through suspect acquisitions, letting good players walk, and giving the green light to trade All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams after his relationship with the franchise became untenable.

Dan Quinn should know the importance of a consistent offensive line. He spoke during his introductory presser about building through the trenches. This is something Commanders fans have been demanding for some time and would be extremely welcome after watching first-year starter Sam Howell become the league's most-sacked quarterback in 2023.

Another Rivera loyalist could be moved on in free agency as part of Washington's expected revamp. Tyler Larsen was installed into the lineup following a disastrous start to center Nick Gates' time with the franchise. There was a lot to like about his first contest. After that, the steady decline was evident.

Larsen played 466 snaps on offense before his season was cut short due to injury. He didn't give up a penalty but conceded three sacks en route to a less-than-stellar 50.3 grade from Pro Football Focus. The veteran wasn't the only Commanders' offensive linemen to fluff their lines, but it would be a shock to see him kept around under Quinn.