Commanders news: Sam Howell, Eric Bieniemy, Kliff Kingsbury and Chase Young

Delving deeper into the latest Commanders news and rumors from around the media.

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Which Washington Commanders news stories are hitting the headlines as fans gear up for this weekend's Super Bowl extravaganza?

Things are progressing rapidly as Dan Quinn looks to make a positive start to his first offseason as head coach. All eyes are currently on Las Vegas for the Super Bowl, but the Washington Commanders have had their eyes on the 2024 preparation period for some time after another underwhelming campaign under Ron Rivera.

Developments are ongoing and the rumor mill is swirling. Among the stories causing debate include Sam Howell's uncertain future, Eric Bieniemy's surprise visit, Chase Young's reflection ahead of his big night, and confidence in new offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury.

Let's delve into each topic in more detail.

Chase Young's reflection

After a rocky season and NFL career overall, defensive end Chase Young could end his 2023 campaign with a Super Bowl ring to show for his efforts. The Washington Commanders traded the former No. 2 overall selection for nothing more than a compensatory third-round pick rather than lose the edge presence for nothing. It's also clear things had become fractured between the organization and those in positions of power.

When asked about the midseason trade to the San Francisco 49ers before the deadline, Young took a philosophical approach based on comments via Clutch Points. The Ohio State product was just happy to be part of a winning organization. Something he hadn't experienced previously.

"It was interesting for me, just with the whole trade and all, but obviously, I'm very fortunate to come to one of the best organizations, if not the best, in the league."

Chase Young via Clutch Points

Some envious glances will be cast in Young's direction if the Niners emerge victorious on Sunday. However, fans can relax safe in the knowledge there are better days ahead for the Commanders under their new power structure.