Since Scot McCloughan took over as general manager of the Washington Redskins, the roster has seen its fair share of turnover. Most of that turnover has come in the form of upgrades at key positions. Scot has managed to take a roster that was void of youth and talent, and turn it into one of the youngest, and most promising group the Redskins have seen in decades; especially along the offensive line.
Who on this team has stood out enough this season to merit consideration for the Pro Bowl? Below are some players who could be considered for this honor at seasons end:
Trent Williams - Entering last week, Trent was credited with allowing just a half sack on the season. He struggled a bit against the Bears young pass rushers early on, but still showed why he is one of the best left tackles in the NFL when the game was on the line. He's stayed fairly healthy this season, and is one of the leaders of this young team.
Morgan Moses - Aside from Kirk Cousins, there hasn't been a Redskin that has surprised with his play on the filed more than Moses. The second year right tackle was an afterthought all offseason after suffering a Lisfranc injury that required surgery. He played so well in the preseason, that the staff had to move rookie Brandon Scherff(the 5th overall pick in 2015)inside to right guard. Moses' play has continued at a high level throughout the season, and he looks to be a bookend to pair opposite Williams for the foreseeable future.
Jordan Reed - Talent was never an issue with Reed. The question was, could he stay healthy for the majority of a 16 game schedule. So far, Reed has played in 11 of the Redskins 13 games, and has recorded a team high 67 receptions for 694 yards and 7 touchdowns. He's on pace for over 80 receptions and 900 yards. With some good play, he could find himself in double digit touchdowns.
Ryan Kerrigan - Kerrigan got off to a slow start this season, but that didn't last very long. He's racked up 7.5 sacks, one forced fumble and three passes defended so far on the year. He looks poised to turn in another double digit sack season.
Chris Baker - Baker is not flashy, but he's super productive as a one-gap defensive linemen. One of Baker's greatest assets is his versatility, being able to play the one, three and five technique for Joe Barry's defense. On the season, the 6'2" 325 pounder has recorded 50 combined tackles, 5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Bashaud Breeland - Breeland started off the season by serving a suspension and battling through some injuries. Once he got back on the field, he's been great in both run support and pass coverage. The second year pro has taken his game to new heights after an up-and-down rookie season, and is becoming one of the better young corners in the NFL. He's forced two fumbles, recovered two fumbles, nabbed two interceptions, and is tied for 10th in the league in passes defended with 14.
Please add anyone else you feel would be deserving of this honor in the comments section.