Ron Rivera: Ryan Fitzpatrick is Washington's No. 1 QB, but there will be competition
Washington HC Ron Rivera said Ryan Fitzpatrick will arrive as the team's No. 1 QB, but that won't preclude him from competition. It also won't necessarily prevent the Football Team from adding another quarterback via the draft or free agency.
Alex Smith: My comeback 'definitely threw a wrench' in Washington's plan
Alex Smith wants to continue his NFL career, but, based on comments he made in a recent interview, it sounds more and more like that might happen outside of Washington.
Three solutions to Steelers' quarterback conundrum; three best fits for J.J. Watt
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies the three paths Pittsburgh can take at the game's most important position. Plus, the best team fits for J.J. Watt.
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
Jared Goff-Sean McVay relationship on the rocks? Who'll replace Philip Rivers on Colts?
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explores a potential rift between Jared Goff and Sean McVay. Plus, who'll replace Philip Rivers as Colts QB? And can Dwayne Haskins get his career back on track in Pittsburgh?
Alex Smith: 'Crazy gifted' Dwayne Haskins needs to 'eliminate' distractions
Alex Smith, who has mentored the likes of Colin Kaepernick and Patrick Mahomes, said former teammate Dwayne Haskins can turn his career around if he cuts out the outside noise limiting his ability on the field.
Ex-Washington QB Dwayne Haskins signs reserve/futures contract with Steelers
Former Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins has signed a reserve/futures contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers after visiting the team on Thursday.
Bills' Josh Allen, other resilient QBs continue to prove doubters wrong
Josh Allen and so many other quarterbacks in this season's playoffs have proven once again that mental toughness remains the most important trait for an NFL signal-caller. A chip on the shoulder doesn't hurt, either, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Former Washington QB Dwayne Haskins set to visit Carolina
Former Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins is scheduled to leave Sunday night on a free-agent visit with the Carolina Panthers, sources say.
Arians doesn't view Washington as 7-9: 'We're not playing Dwayne Haskins. We're playing Alex Smith'
The Buccaneers will face just the third team in NFL history to make the playoff with a below .500 win percentage on Saturday. But Bucs coach Bruce Arians doesn't view Washington as a losing team given that it went 5-1 with Alex Smith as its starting QB.
Panthers among teams with interest in ex-Washington QB Dwayne Haskins
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that former Washington first-round pick Dwayne Haskins is receiving interest from several teams, including the Carolina Panthers.
Dwayne Haskins goes unclaimed on waivers; ex-Washington QB now a free agent
Former Washington QB Dwayne Haskins went unclaimed on waivers Tuesday, one day after being released by the Football Team, who drafted him in the first round less than two seasons ago
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 17: Six players who need a fresh start in 2021
In the wake of his release, Dwayne Haskins might benefit from a change-of-scenery reset. Who else could use an offseason move? David Carr lists offensive players in need of a fresh start. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in 2020.
NFL Hot or Not: Kamara's once-in-a-lifetime game; Haskins' WFT split
Marc Sessler digs into what's hot (like Alvin Kamara's epic Christmas) and what's not (like the end of Dwayne Haskins' Washington tenure) in the NFL.
Dwayne Haskins' rapid downfall in Washington not just QB's doing
In the wake of his release, Dwayne Haskins is undoubtedly responsible for much of his demise, but Judy Battista says the Washington culture that drafted him 15th overall shares in the big-picture blame.
Debrief: Breaking down NFC playoff picture entering Week 17
Will Sean McVay's Rams clinch a playoff berth in Week 17 -- or miss the postseason entirely? Gregg Rosenthal provides a primer on the NFC playoff picture.
NFL Week 16 winners and losers: Steelers bounce back, Raiders complete collapse
Who deserves Coach of the Year? Is the MVP race over? What on earth has happened to the No. 15 overall pick from the 2019 NFL Draft? Adam Schein spotlights the winners and losers from Week 16.
Washington Football Team releases QB Dwayne Haskins after two seasons
The Washington Football Team didn't want to wait until 2021 to wash its hands of Dwayne Haskins. Washington released the former first-round quarterback on Monday.
Ron Rivera 'optimistic' about Alex Smith's chances of playing in Week 17
The Washington Football Team can clinch a playoff spot with a win in Week 17 and coach Ron Rivera is optimistic that Alex Smith will be back.
Taylor Heinicke replaces Haskins in loss after postponing college exams at ODU to join Washington
Not seeing many prospects for his NFL future in 2020, Taylor Heinicke went back to school to finish his engineering degree at ODU. Then, with injuries piling up in Washington, he got a call to be the team's quarantine QB in case of emergency.
Unpredictable NFC East still undecided heading into Week 17
After Washington fell to the Panthers and the Cowboys eliminated the Eagles, the race for the NFC East crown will be decided in Week 17 -- with three teams still alive and the eventual winner guaranteed to finish with a losing record. Jim Trotter assesses the chaos in the division.
Washington will start Dwayne Haskins at QB vs. Panthers; Alex Smith (calf) not ready
It's Dwayne Haskins time in D.C. for the second time in as many weeks. The second-year Washington QB will start in place of the injured Alex Smith against the Carolina Panthers.
Injury roundup: Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott expected to play against Eagles
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, who missed last week with a calf injury, said he's "making the right steps to be ready for Sunday." He is, in fact, expected to play, according to Ian Rapoport
Less optimism surrounding Washington QB Alex Smith's availability vs. Panthers
Alex Smith's latest comeback has hit a snag. The Washington QB's calf felt a bit sore Saturday, leaving less optimism that he'll be able to start against the Panthers on Sunday, Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo report.
Dwayne Haskins lobs second TD pass to Jeremy Sprinkle
Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins completes a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeremy Sprinkle.
Jeremy Sprinkle makes sweet catch for 23 yards
Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins completes a 23-yard pass to tight end Jeremy Sprinkle.
Rapoport: Steelers adding Dwayne Haskins is a 'low-risk, high-reward' move
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers adding quarterback Dwayne Haskins to their roster.
Rapoport: What Haskins visiting with Steelers means for Big Ben
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport discusses what should be made of quarterback Dwayne Haskins visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Bram Weinstein talks Washington's quarterback status in Week 17
Washington Football Team play-by-play announcer Bram Weinstein joins NFL NOW to discuss Washington's quarterback status going into Week 17.
DeAngelo Hall on Haskins' release: Rivera 'isn't playing around'
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall and Shaun O'Hara react to quarterback Dwayne Haskins being released from the Washington Football Team.
Ron Rivera: Dwayne Haskins 'needs a fresh start'
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo shares that quarterback Dwayne Haskins has not been claimed by a team yet.
Marc Ross: 'A little disingenuous' to say Haskins' release was all about culture, character
NFL Network's Marc Ross and Jim Trotter discuss the Washington Football Team releasing QB Dwayne Haskins.
McGinest sends strong message to Dwayne Haskins after QB's release
NFL Network's Willie McGinest sends strong message to quarterback Dwayne Haskins after QB's release.
Steve Mariucci: I'm surprised by timing of Dwayne Haskins' release
NFL Network's Steve Mariucci says he's surprised by the timing of quarterback Dwayne Haskins' release from the Washington Football Team.
Wyche: Haskins may not be with a new team until summer 2021
NFL Network's Steve Wyche shares why he thinks quarterback Dwayne Haskins won't be picked up by a team until the offseason.
Dwayne Haskins addresses his Washington release via Twitter
Former Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins addresses his release via Twitter.
Rapoport, Pelissero: Why WFT released Haskins after starting him in Week 16
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero break down why the Washington Football Team released quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. after starting him in Week 16 against the Carolina Panthers.
Haskins buys time to find Cam Sims WIDE OPEN for huge 50-yard pickup
Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins makes the 50-yard completion to wide receiver Cam Sims.
Garafolo: Alex Smith's reps will be 'ramped up' at today's practice
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith's reps will be 'ramped up' at today's practice.
Rapoport: Haskins will have to 'prove himself' after captainship being revoked
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins will have to 'prove himself' after captainship being revoked
Dwayne Haskins responds to violating COVID-19 protocols
Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins addresses the media about violating COVID-19 protocols.
Rivera on Haskins: 'That's been dealt with. Now let's talk about' Panthers
Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera addresses the media about quarterback Dwayne Haskins.
DeAngelo Hall, Shaun O'Hara: How teammates might react to Dwayne Haskins' maskless appearance
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall and Shaun O'Hara discuss how teammates might react to Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins' maskless appearance.
Pelissero: How Washington is addressing Dwayne Haskins' strip-club appearance
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero shares how the Washington Football Team is addressing quarterback Dwayne Haskins' strip-club appearance.
Seahawks vs. Washington highlights | Week 15
Watch all the highlights of the Week 15 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Football Team.
Revenge TD! J.D. McKissic scores vs. his former team
Washington Football Team running back J.D. McKissic scores vs. his former team, the Seattle Seahawks, on a pass from Dwayne Haskins.
McLaurin lays out for impressive scooping grab on third-and-11
Washington Football Team wide receiver Terry McLaurin lays out for impressive scooping grab on third-and-11 against the Seattle Seahawks.
Can't-Miss Play: Terry McLaurin MOSSES CB for stellar 30-yard snag
Washington Football Team wide receiver Terry McLaurin MOSSES Seattle Seahawks cornerback for stellar 30-yard snag.