Even After Super Bowl Season, Josh Norman’s Redskins Tenure Will Define Career

June 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2016 NFL offseason saw an enormous amount of player movement between free agency and the draft. While most players quickly inked new, large contracts, cornerback Josh Norman had to wait to cash in with the Washington Redskins.
Just one-year ago, it would have seemed impossible that Norman would be receiving a $75 million contract, let alone one from a team other than the Carolina Panthers.
The 28-year-old’s career is hitting a vital point as he embarks on a new challenge. His Super Bowl appearance in 2015 was critical for his superstar status, but his fat new contract will put new expectations on his performance. Because of this, Norman’s tenure with the Redskins will determine his legacy more than his breakout 2015 season.
Some may say that Norman was a one-year wonder for the Panthers, but that would be overlooking the groundwork he laid in 10 starts in 2014. His play down the stretch showed massive development from the former fifth-round pick. He rewa...

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