Things couldn't get much worse for the Washington Redskins. Their maligned head coach benched the franchise quarterback, their record is a pitiful 3-12 and the whole ship is taking on water.
On the bright side, all of the things that have gone wrong this season make for a bright, if morbidly so, 2014 season.
There will be a rash of changes coming to Washington once the season ends and rightfully so. However, things aren't nearly as bleak as they seem, nor does the awful 2013 season spell disaster for the next decade.
Here are some of the reasons why the 2014 season will be better for the Redskins.