There is no doubt the Redskins are loaded at talent; especially on the offensive side of the ball. How that talent transulates to games in 2017 is yet to be seen, but as former general manager Scot McCloughan likely would have put it, we have a lot more "BLUES' (which McCloughan referred to as the Pro Bowl players) now than we did 5 years ago.
Below are my list of 7 Redskins who I feel could be in the discussion for Pro Bowl nods this season.
Kirk Cousins - Cousins' familiarity and comfort in Jay Gruden's offense is growing by the year. He set a franchise season best in yardage again last season, beating his own previous mark set the year before. The only question is how quickly will Cousins develop chemistry with his new receivers. Can Kirk go over the 5000 yard mark this season?
Trent Williams - This one is virtually a slam dunk. Williams is widely regarded as a top three left tackle in the league (some regard him as the best), and while still in his prime, Trent figures to be a fixture at the Pro Bowl for years to come.
Brandon Scherff - Entering just his third year in the league, Scherff has already established himself as one of the top guards in the game. He is a mauler in the run game, and shows excellent feet and awareness in pass protection. Like Williams, he should be a Pro Bowler for years to come.
Jordan Reed - The 27 year old tight end is regarded as one of the best in the game. His only question is can he stay healthy. He's missed on average, four games a season due to injury over his young career, and is starting out training camp this season on the PUP list with a nagging toe injury. When he's on the field, he serves as Cousins' top target, and don't expect that to change any time soon.
Terrelle Pryor - The 6'4" 228 pound sub 4.4 receiver enters his first season in Washington. In 2016, his first as a full-time wide receiver, Pryor caught 77 passes for 1007 yards and 4 touchdowns on an anemic Browns offense. What will he be able to do with a Pro Bowl quarterback, throwing behind one of the best lines in the league, surrounded by weapons to take pressure off him? The sky is the limit for the 28 year old perfectionist.
Ryan Kerrigan - Kerrigan is as consistent a player as they come. He's played in all 16 games every year of his six year career, and has averaged nearly 10 sacks per season over that span. With more talent surrounding him on the defensive front this season, he could be poised for another double-digit sack total.
Josh Norman - Norman was a Pro Bowl snub last year despite very good play by the savvy veteran. Had he been able to corral a few more easy picks that went through his hands, he probably would have been chosen. Despite not being selected, he still remains one of the best corners in the game. An improved defense with a revamped back-end should help him excel in 2017.
Which other redskins do you feel could have a breakout season in 2017, and earn a Pro Bowl invitation?