Anyone who expects the Washington Redskins to jump from second-worst in the NFL back into playoff contention is deluded. Still, that doesn’t mean the first season under new head coach Jay Gruden will be a complete loss.
With plenty of young players under contract for the 2014 season, there are more than enough breakout candidates to be found on the Redskins’ roster.
Barring some significant additions, surprise subtractions or complete positional overhauls, these players have more than a fair shot at having big seasons.
Here are some of Washington's breakout candidates for 2014.