Commanders WR Curtis Samuel's perfect fit
The introduction of Eric Bieniemy brings endless possibilities to the Washington Commanders offense. Considering how dominant Jack Del Rio's defense is expected to be next season, any improvements on the offensive side of the football could see a potential playoff push emerge if everyone stays clear of injury.
Bienieny's scheme is designed to create mismatches, getting playmakers in motion, and causing untold confusion to opposing defenses. Washington has an abundance of dynamic weapons at its disposal, which was one of the big reasons their new play-caller became attracted to the Commanders in pursuit of enhancing his own head coaching credentials.
Curtis Samuel is someone that promises to benefit more than most. He is a multi-purpose weapon that can line up almost anywhere with equal effectiveness, which makes him the perfect scheme fit according to Ron Rivera based on his comments via Sports Illustrated.
"I think it fits in very well. Go back and get an opportunity to look at the stuff that they did in Kansas City and look at how creative and inventive they have been over the years with the receivers that they've had. Everything from running the jet sweeps to going vertical to working underneath, and the coverages against the coverages. You know, it's about getting the ball into the hands as quick as possible in as much space as possible."- Ron Rivera via Sports Illustrated
Samuel is a proven performer when healthy and should be extra motivated in a contract year. Just another reason to believe this offense might be special if quarterback Sam Howell meets expectations.