Quarterback Carson Wentz is released by the Commanders after one season

In a long-anticipated decision, the Washington Commanders fired quarterback Carson Wentz on Monday

By making the change, Washington this offseason will save $26.176 million on the salary limit

Bobby McCain, a defensive back, was also released by the Commanders on Monday

Prior to the beginning of free agency, Wentz is now free to sign with any team

His former Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich, who was also his former offensive coordinator

In the end, Washington acquired Wentz from Indy by dealing two third-round picks and exchanging 2022 second-round picks