With a new head coach and cap room to spare, the upcoming offseason looks to be exciting for the Washington Redskins. They have every reason to be optimistic, even after the bleak state the previous regime left things in.
However, the Redskins can't afford to shoot themselves in the foot by making, or repeating, mistakes.
A lot can go wrong for the new head coach and his staff. Washington's rocky offseason history for the better part of the last 20 years only adds to the concern.
Here are some of the mistakes the Redskins simply cannot make this offseason.