4 intriguing things to watch at Commanders OTAs starting on Tuesday

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What intriguing things should Washington Commanders fans watch during the next batch of OTAs ahead of the upcoming 2023 campaign?

Business is slowly picking up for the Washington Commanders on the football side of things. Preparations are ramping up before the 2023 season, which will come as sweet relief to those in the building after an uncertain offseason centered around the team's impending sale.

That is all working itself out, although the process is complex given Dan Snyder's involvement and the number of partners assembled by Josh Harris. This shouldn't matter all that much to Ron Rivera, who'll get rookies and veterans into the building together for the first time this week for another batch of OTA off-season workouts.

There are plenty of storylines attached to the Commanders worth noting. But the most important element above all else is getting everyone on the same page to give themselves the best possible chance of starting strongly.

The pressure is on in no uncertain terms. With that being said, here are four intriguing things to monitor during Commanders' OTAs this week.

Commanders OL structure

After a much-needed revamp to the Washington Commanders' offensive line, it'll be interesting to see how the dynamic shapes out initially during OTAs. The coaching staff will have their initial starting five already in mind, but the promise of one or two surprises evolving cannot be dismissed as the summer progresses.

Nick Gates and Andrew Wylie are locked to become new additions to the protection after joining in free agency. Releasing Chase Roullier provides a window of opportunity for third-round selection Ricky Stromberg if his transition goes smoothly, but almost nothing can be ruled out at this juncture.