Simple question, really. The Redskins have more than a couple spots that will be "up for grabs" this summer. For the purpose of this debate, we're taking the quarterback battle off the menu. McLovin' has said the job is "Robert's to lose," and we will have plenty of opportunities to weigh in on whether or not we think he will lose it.
Today, we consider all of the other roster spots on the team--and I mean all of them. By my rationale, the advent of the McLovin' Era gives coaches all the reason in the world to take a step back and consider some positions open that maybe wouldn't otherwise be open in the middle of an entrenched regime. On one hand, nobody is suggesting that Trent Williams has to win his job in camp. On the other hand, I am suggesting that there could be a player or two that we might pencil into the starting lineup in September that could (or should) lose their jobs to "the next man up."
Count me among those who feel like Preston Smith is going to be a standout player for us this year. I don't know that his rise to starter between now and the fall will capture the hearts and minds as much as other potential battles, because I kind of expect it (maybe you don't though).
I was going to post a poll question, but the truth of the matter is that there are way too many options to choose from and the poll would limit responses too much.
Here is what I am looking for:
In the title of your comment, include the players battling and the starting (or integral) position they over which they are fighting. Special teams roles, fourth receiver and fourth cornerback are the kinds of spots you might think present compelling stories while not necessarily making the front pages. Then in the body of your comment, tell us who wins and why. Rec the ones you agree with so we can get a sense of what people are looking for in a month or two.