Another year of salary cap restrictions limited what the Washington Redskins were able to do in free agency. In fact, three defensive reserves are the only veteran newbies who have had a chance to make an impact in D.C.
Things are just as thin in the team's 2013 draft class. Four of the seven players selected have made either limited or no contributions at all.
The other three are showing varying degrees of progress. A pass-catching playmaker is making great strides, while the team's top pick has found his first experience of life in the pros tough going.
The midseason progress report for the team's newcomers begins with those seven draft picks.