Originally posted on NBC Washington  |  Last updated 1/3/12

ASHBURN, VA - JULY 29: Quarterback Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins throws a pass during drills on the first day of training camp July 29, 2010 in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Everybody makes a few New Year's resolutions. Here's a few the Redskins ought to entertain as they embark on one of the most crucial offseasons in franchise history: Protect the football You might think the Redskins streak of 30 consecutive games with a turnover tells the whole story. It doesn’t because it gets worse. Washington turned the ball over at least twice in 14 games this season and in 22 of 32 contests in Mike Shanahan’s two seasons. The root of the problem is of course Rex Grossman, who accounted for 25 of the team’s 35 turnovers. Grossman was the most capable option under center this season, but he made it abundantly clear that he isn’t the long-term answer at quarterback. Find the quarterback of the future Mike Shanahan isn’t going to make any moves at this position until he finds the guy he wants. Some coaches might settle for any first-rounder or a flavor of the month free agent, but last year Shanahan ignored the available quarterbacks and bolstered his defense. None...
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