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Jack Del Rio Presser: We'd like to see more production from our linebackers

Jack Del Rio speaks to the media after today's practice

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Jack Del Rio talked about changes that have happened, and more changes that are coming to Washington's defense. Deshazor Everett has been getting playing time of Troy Apke at free safety and that could continue. He called Apke "Young and developing", and said the defense got some "juice" when Everett played against the Rams.

Del Rio echoed what Ron Rivera said about Washington's linebacker group. They need more out of them, and will continue to shuffle the rotation until they find a combination that works. Cole Holcomb is likely returning to the field this week, and gives them another option. Jon Bostic is the leader of the group.

Press Conference: Jack Del Rio

Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio spoke to the media about the what he has seen from Chase Young, the upcoming matchup and more.

Posted by Washington Football Team on Thursday, October 15, 2020

Leverage issues:

3rd down defense:

Linebackers:

Different player combinations:

Safeties:

Chase Young:

Chase Young has been adding power moves to his pass rushing repertoire this year. He was made aware of last year's Chase Young Bowl by different people. The game between the Giants and Washington featured one of the draft's best players for the loser...

Chase Young

Dwayne Haskins Jr.:

Power moves:

Alex Smith:

Saahdiq Charles:

Daniel Jones:

Andrew Thomas:

Chase Young Bowl:

Morgan Moses has served as a team captain with Brandon Scherff on IR. Moses described the difference in the coaching style of Ron Rivera compared to the previous group, and called Rivera a breath of fresh air. He echoed what Rivera has been saying about the NFC East being wide open when asked about a rebuilding year.

Morgan Moses

Team Captain:

Ron Rivera:

Youth movement:

NFC East:

Need to improve:

Dwayne Haskins Jr.:

Terry McLaurin said it's challenging catches passes from different QBs, but it's the receivers job to make the QB comfortable. He doesn't shy away from being the best WR on the field and facing the other team's best defenders every week.

Terry McLaurin

Dwayne Haskins Jr.:

Different QBs:

2020 season:

#1 WR:

Get open quickly:

Play speed:

Cornerbacks: