Grading the Commanders latest four moves including Bobby Wagner signing

The Commanders are catching the eye of those around the league.

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Commanders re-signed Jamison Crowder

As previously mentioned, the Washington Commanders are highlighting the importance of special teams as part of their overall strategy. The primary focus has been solidifying offensive and defensive failings over the early stages of free agency, but Larry Izzo's unit is also getting some key pieces back in addition to a new kicker after agreeing to terms with Brandon McManus.

The latest of these came in the form of Jamison Crowder, who penned a new one-year deal to remain with the franchise in 2024. This was a move widely approved by the fanbase, which came after the veteran flashed as a kick returned last season when brought back into the fold.

Crowder might not factor too much in the wide receiver room - although that cannot be dismissed entirely looking at how offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury likes to spread around the football. His primary objective will be to maintain standards in the return game, ensuring mistakes are kept to a minimum in pursuit of avoiding any unnecessary complications.

Grade: B

This won't stop the Commanders from adding to their pass-catching options at some stage - far from it. What Crowder does give Izzo and the special teams group is a dependable catching presence with the ability to break off big yardage if the protection in front is up to the required standard. When space arrived last season, the former fourth-round pick was highly productive.