6 Commanders players who won't be back in 2024

These Commanders players could be on the move in 2024...

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Curtis Samuel - Commanders WR

The Washington Commanders haven't had much offensive production to speak of this season. Things looked extremely promising once upon a time as second-year quarterback and first-time starter Sam Howell flourished. It didn't take long for this newfound optimism to evaporate over the second half of 2023.

Howell will take the lion's share of the blame. However, the offensive line and skill positions haven't exactly covered themselves in glory more often than not.

It's been a decent enough campaign from Curtis Samuel amid the turmoil. The do-it-all weapon has 622 all-purpose yards - which is down on last season. But the flashes alone suggest the Commanders have a tough decision to make regarding the former second-round selection out of Ohio State.

Much like the situation with Kendall Fuller, it's doubtful the Commanders place any sort of tag on Samuel. Considering his explosiveness and ability to create separation, a few teams could be eyeing him up as a potential difference-maker despite this being one of the deepest wide receiver draft classes in recent memory.

The finances involved will also play a significant factor in Samuel's future. He signed a three-year, $34.5 million deal with a $12 million signing bonus and $23 million guaranteed to reunite with Ron Rivera in 2021. Anything like the same amount would likely see Washington explore alternatives.