2010 Washington Redskins: Proceed with Cautious Optimism

September 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Those of you who bleed Burgundy and Gold know the drill.  Every offseason for the past decade, the Washington Redskins retool in dramatic and aggressive fashion.  The results of such moves have rarely resulted in positive changes once the games start counting in early September.
The short leash and deep pocketbook of Daniel Snyder have led to some of the most intriguing, and often disappointing personnel moves in NFL history.
From the terrible mistakes of Adam Archuleta and Dana Stubblefield to the fascinating Clinton Portis and Donovan McNabb trades, the offseason is never boring in Washington.
This year was no different, and yet, it was.
The promise of a free agency period without a salary cap had NFL pundits watching the Redskins very closely.  However, the acquisitions this offseason that meant the most to the organization were off the field.
The hiring of Head Coach Mike Shanahan and General Manager Bruce Allen have brought championship...

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