NFL Veterans Whose Jobs Could Be Threatened by Rookies

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NFL Veterans Whose Jobs Could Be Threatened by Rookies
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The Washington Redskins brass may have some tough decisions to make down the road.

The National Football League is a very successful business.

In essence, it’s really 32 separate entities in the business to win football games and, hopefully, championships.

That means decisions, popular or unpopular, have to be made. You’re looking to put the best product on the field. And in this era, you can do it so many different ways.

But the NFL draft continues to be the best way to secure talent and build a roster. However, that also means players with diminishing skills, shaky performances and high salaries are at risk to be demoted…or worse.

So we’re taking a look at two handfuls of veterans (hence 10 fingers) who may no longer be starters on their teams. And in some cases, we’re looking at players who may have already lost their starting job and their place on the roster could be in jeopardy as well.

Since we have no real idea of what’s going to happen later this week, take this speculation for what it is.

All contract information and cap-related numbers for the players and the teams in this piece comes courtesy of

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