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Washington Makes Shocking Move in Waiving Second-Year QB Haskins

Washington took former Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. One year later – the Haskins Era is over. Monday the Football Team announced that they are waiving Haskins, ending a rough two seasons in which he went just 3-10 as a starter. Washington waived QB Dwayne […]

Taylor Heinicke to Start at QB for Washington Sunday if Alex Smith Can’t Play

Washington has a “do or die” affair Sunday in Philadelphia against the Eagles, and it appears that the team’s season will be decided on the shoulders of QB Taylor Heinicke. Ron Rivera announced Monday that Heinicke will get the start at QB for Washington IF Alex Smith’s calf does not allow him to play. Sunday […]

Washington QB Haskins Says “Sorry” Over Maskless Pics with Strippers

It sounds like Washington coach Ron Rivera got through to quarterback Dwayne Haskins about his indiscretions at a strip club where the QB was pictured minus a mask. The Washington Football Team said it is aware of pictures on social media showing Haskins not wearing a mask while attending an event with strippers. The quarterback […]

Report: Snyder Close to Deciding on New Name for Washington Franchise

The team formerly known as the “Redskins” are going to eventually be known as something else. That something else could be decided on sooner rather than later. A report from TMZ says that Washington owner Daniel Snyder is close to choosing a new nickname for the franchise, and they both sound rather boring to be […]

QB Alex Smith has Calf Strain, Not Ruled Out for Sunday’s Game Vs Seattle

Washington walked out of Glendale, AZ Sunday with a win, but left without their quarterback in starter Alex Smith. Smith left Sunday’s win with a calf strain, but the good news is it doesn’t sound like it’s a long term injury as he has yet to be ruled out for Sunday’s game. It was a […]

Could the Washington “Football Team” Keep the Name “Football Team”?!

The Washington Football Team hired Jason Wright as team president in August. Since arriving he’s had to deal with several stories detailing harassment allegations by former employees, a name change and the rebuilding of a culture. Wright spoke to John Keim of ESPN.com in an interview on a number of subjects. Keim asked if Could […]

Ron Rivera Talks About and Defends the Two-Point Conversion Decision

Minutes after another discouraging defeat, Ron Rivera gathered his team in the locker room and explained what had just happened on the field. The coach’s decision to go for two near the end of a 20-19 loss to the New York Giants hadn’t worked, but Rivera wanted his players to know: Washington plays to win, […]

Can Kyle Allen Step in for Haskins and Get Washington’s Offense on Track?

Ron Rivera made it clear in the lead-up to the 2020 NFL season that his priority at quarterback was seeing what he had in the “young guy,” former first-round draft pick Dwayne Haskins. It appears four games was enough for Rivera to evaluate the ex-Ohio State star. The Washington Football Team announced that Kyle Allen […]