5 sneaky threats Commanders should worry about at Cowboys in Week 12

The Commanders cannot ignore these Thanksgiving threats.

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Commanders OL must put bodies on Osa Odighizuwa

Undersized, but always active and a threat to break into the backfield, defensive tackle Osa Odighizuwa is somebody the Washington Commanders must account for in the trenches. He wins with speed, but Ron Rivera's men can nullify his influence by getting some big bodies on him early.

Center Tyler Larsen and guard Chris Paul have added two 320-plus-pound frames to the interior. They struggled mightily against beefy New York Giants' nose tackle Dexter Lawrence II, but 280-pounder Odighizuwa could get absorbed in the traffic.

If not, the 25-year-old will dominate the stat sheet the way he did against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6, per Brad Spielberger of Pro Football Focus.

Letting Odighizuwa run riot while also trying to control Micah Parsons will be a disaster for an already beleaguered Commanders' offensive front. Sam Howell needs time to make his talented corps of wide receivers count, although the quarterback and wideouts will all want to avoid one particular member of the Dallas Cowboys' defensive backfield.