4 easy wins for Josh Harris during early Commanders ownership tenure

- Win the crowd

- Extend two top performers

- Extend an olive branch

- Replace an eyesore

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Extend top performing Commanders duo

Josh Harris stated during his first statement after the NFL approval vote that because of the timeline, immediate attention will turn to the football side of things. Ron Rivera has been extremely restricted in what he's been able to do throughout the offseason with the ownership in flux, which can hopefully become a thing of the past now that there is a final outcome to the Washington Commanders' ongoing saga.

Getting their entire draft class signed given they won't be permitted to participate at training camp is atop the list of priorities. But if Harris wants to get fans onside, giving the green light to contract extensions for Montez Sweat and Kamren Curl would be a good place to start.

Sweat has been productive and consistent over his first four years in the league. His performances more than warrant a new contract, which would provide an extra sense of freedom regarding Chase Young's potential deal depending on how the edge presence fares next season.

Giving Curl a deserved pay rise should also be strongly considered. The former seventh-round pick has gone from an afterthought to an indispensable member of Jack Del Rio's defense in a short space of time, so giving the talented safety added financial security represents a statement of intent from Harris' ownership group right out of the gate.

This would also fit into Rivera's draft, develop, and reward ethos. So in that sense, it's a win-win for all parties.