Mike Shanahan's two-year overhaul of the Washington Redskins roster continued on Sunday, after making his final cuts to 53 players.
Getting younger on both sides of the ball is essential to rebuilding. By keeping eight of his 12 2011 draft picks, Coach Shanahan is adding that youthful element to a Redskins franchise that seemed perpetually old.
But while several youngsters have much reason to celebrate, a handful of players were questionably given the same party invitation.
Let's take a look at a few unwanted guests and one who was unfortunately left out in the cold.