5 steps the Commanders can take to potential NFC East title in 2024

The Commanders 2024 offseason will impact the next decade...

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Commanders revamp the OL

One would be hard-pressed to find a worse offensive line than the Washington Commanders had last season. Seeing how Trent Williams has continued to be the best-left tackle in the NFL since his departure only adds insult to injury.

Signing Kirk Cousins and trading down would give the Commanders enough capital to take several top linemen in the upcoming draft. Yes, several. With the extra pick from trading down, that means that they could even work out how to obtain the veteran signal-caller, Brock Bowers, and 3-4 offensive linemen through the draft if the right opportunities come along.

Bowers can become a huge factor in the passing game and also knows how to block. Following that pick with another highly touted lineman or two, plus bringing in a few starter-worthy options in free agency, the Commanders could change things overnight.

Those trades that new owner Josh Harris made to get rid of Montez Sweat and Chase Young could pay humongous dividends if the Commanders were to go this route. New management says they need to earn trust. This could be a way to do just that.

Sure, they could find themselves with two rookies on the offensive line, which is not typically ideal, but in terms of playing good football now while simultaneously building something long-term, it is surely worth strong consideration.