Commanders news: Sam Howell, L'Jarius Sneed, John Glenn and worst flaw

Examining the latest Commanders news and rumors from around the media.

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Which Washington Commanders news stories are hitting the headlines as speculation continues to rise heading into an important recruitment period?

The Washington Commanders are bracing themselves for a busy period. Pre-draft assessment events are ongoing. The NFL Scouting Combine is next week. Of course, there is also the small matter of roster personnel decisions and free agency to navigate. This is bringing about the inevitable speculation surrounding who might stay and which players could potentially arrive under the new regime.

A new era dawns for the Commanders and fans are approaching things with cautious optimism, for now at least. While we wait for further developments, the stories causing debate include Washington's worst flaw, Dan Quinn rounding out his coaching staff, the prospect of signing Ja'Jarius Sneed in free agency, and a New York Jets player pouring cold water on the Sam Howell rumors.

Let's delve into each topic in more detail.

Commanders complete coaching staff

After a frantic period, new head coach Dan Quinn finally completed his coaching staff. It's been a painstaking search for the right figures to spearhead an exciting shift in course for the franchise. The Washington Commanders have an eye-catching blend of youth and experience across the board. Meshing together in pursuit of one common goal becomes the primary objective.

John Glenn joins the Commanders as the team's assistant special teams coach. He recently spent time working as linebackers coach under Pete Carroll with the Seattle Seahawks. He's got 13 years of NFL coaching experience and is another tremendous addition to Quinn's staff.

With the coaching staff finalized, attention turns to molding a roster capable of making improvements. That is arguably the most challenging aspect of the offseason despite the Commanders' impressive resources.