For the 2014 Washington Redskins, the bar has been set low in the improvement department.
When a team limps to a 3-13 record—something Washington did in 2013—a myriad of things typically go wrong, some of which you cannot quantify with statistics.
For example, there's no stat that measures leadership, team chemistry or, say, the tension level between a quarterback and his head coach.
But in evaluating the on-field performance of the 2013 Redskins, some of the statistics are alarming. New head coach Jay Gruden and his staff have a lot to address this offseason if the team expects to make a dramatic turnaround.
Let's examine five glaring areas in which the Redskins must show marked improvement in if they want any shot at being competitive in 2014.