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Santana Moss will have to fight to stay on Redskins’ roster

Moves last season knocked Santana Moss from the No. 1 receiving target to third. Now another offseason of action at wide receiver, Moss’s role looks as if it could diminish even more.

Can Stephen Bowen get back to his old form and carve out a role?

Former starter along the defensive line might have to be part of a rotation behind Jason Hatcher, Barry Cofield and Chris Baker.

Is the Redskins’ backfield too crowded for Evan Royster?

Evan Royster has been a useful role player for Washington, but the team keeps drafting running backs. So to make the roster, he'll have to stand out.

Brandon Jenkins: From draft steal to roster long shot in one year

Outside linebacker was a steal as a fifth-rounder in 2013, but now faces a crowd jockeying for similar roles.

Redskins tackle Tyler Polumbus faces two young challengers for his job

Tackle has improved, and remains the starter, but Tom Compton and Morgan Moses will push him.

Aldrick Robinson suddenly competing with a crowd of wide receivers

The offseason changes at wide receiver may affect Robinson as much as anyone.

Can Kai Forbath withstand a challenge for his place-kicking job?

Redskins' place kicker has excelled on field goals, but Washington spent a draft pick on Zach Hocker to add competition, and perhaps push Forbath to improve on kickoffs.

Fullback Darrel Young believes there’ll be a role for him in new offense

Though Jay Gruden didn't use fullbacks much in Cincinnati, Darrel Young says Redskins assistants know how valuable he can be, and he'll try to earn a spot on special teams as well.

Jarvis Jenkins must make some improvements to make an impression

The second-round pick from 2011 has had a checkered career so far. Likely nudged out of a starting spot, he can still be a key cog in the defensive-line rotation.

As Leonard Hankerson recovers from injury, will there be a role for him?

A knee injury derailed Leonard Hankerson's most promising season to date. He might soon be healthy again, but the Redskins wide receiver group looks much different.

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