In Kevin O’Connell’s debut season as head coach

the season took a downturn when starting quarterback Kirk Cousins suffered a season-ending injury in Week 8

Despite numerous injuries throughout the season,

A series of six defeats in the last seven games,

Defensive end Danielle Hunter emerged as one of the league’s top pass rushers

Tight end T.J. Hockenson solidified his status as a top-three tight end in the league

Despite missing seven games due to injury

Three significant positive contributors to the season were newcomers to the organization

Despite the challenges, injuries, and late-season struggles,