Commanders News: Tress Way, Sam Howell, Daron Payne, and becoming desirable

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Commanders remain an undesirable destination

Things are looking up for the Washington Commanders after more than two decades of almost constant misery. Josh Harris' ownership group is expected to get their $6.05 billion transaction approved by other NFL owners on July 20, which finally rids Dan Snyder's lingering stain completely from the equation at last.

Harris and his team of investors will already be conjuring up ways to take the franchise forward. A new stadium should be atop the list, but there could be plenty of comings and goings within positions of power if things don't go according to plan in 2023.

This was one of the primary reasons why the Commanders were listed as one of the NFL's most unattractive destinations by Maurice Moton from the Bleacher Report. So much potential upheaval could make pending free agents think twice about choosing Washington if other offers are on the table.

"Any player who considers Washington must take the new owner's potential influence into account. Will the new shot-callers make personnel decisions that impact the roster? If the Commanders finish with a non-winning record for a fourth consecutive year under head coach Ron Rivera, the Commanders may have a new regime in place next offseason. On top of all that, the Commanders have one of the league's least appealing quarterback situations with 2022 fifth-rounder Sam Howell battling journeyman quarterback Jacoby Brissett for the starting job."

Maurice Moton, The Bleacher Report

Stability is the keyword here. If Harris' group wants to make widespread alterations to infrastructure, then doing it all at once rips the band-aid off quickly and allows the new foundation to rise.