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Report: Kyle Allen to undergo surgery on ankle, could miss rest of season | RSN
The quarterback may not play again in 2020 after suffering a serious ankle injury.

Three reasons why going with Alex Smith as starter is the right call for now | RSN
Ron Rivera told reporters after Sunday’s loss that Alex Smith will be the Washington Football Team’s starting QB for next weekend’s matchup in Detroit. Here’s why that’s the correct move.

Washington Football Team has success throwing the ball - The Washington Post
Occasional deep shots and the emergence of a second wide receiver helped Washington set a season high in passing yards.

Ron Rivera can’t stay with Alex Smith at QB much longer
Washington Football Team HC Ron Rivera named Alex Smith his starting quarterback for next week’s game. But playing Smith over Dwayne Haskins can’t be the team’s answer for long this season, writes Rick Snider.

Three reasons why Washington should be turning back to Dwayne Haskins | RSN
After Kyle Allen's likely season-ending injury, it's time for Washington to go back to Dwayne Haskins as its starter.

Even in defeat, Alex Smith shows enough to keep Dwayne Haskins on the bench | Professional Sports |
The Dwayne Haskins era in Washington neared its conclusion after a three interception performance. Alex Smith's second stint began with the same.

Washington's defense isn't as effective as numbers say and Week 9 proved that | RSN
The numbers for Washington’s defense are much better than how they’re actually performing, and if you need proof of that, just look at what they did in Week 9 against the Giants.

Like father, like son: Alex Smith looks for comfort in another Turner offense | RSN
Smith noted he "loved" playing in Norv Turner's offense. Now he's working with Turner's son who has a similar philosophy.

Alex Smith and the Hollywood unhappy ending - Washington Times
It was a reasonable-enough dream, as dreams go -- a five-or-six-win division championship and a playoff game in Ron Rivera's first year as coach.

5 Takeaways From Washington's Loss To The Giants
The Washington Football Team came out of the bye week looking to improve its position in the NFC East but fell to the New York Giants. Here are five takeaways from the game.

Alex? Dwayne? Washington's QB situation is not an easy decision | RSN
Washington's QB situation isn't easy, and Ron Rivera is making the call he thinks is best for his team, now and possibly in the future too.

Andre Chambers hired as Washington Football Team's chief people office - The Washington Post
The Washington Football Team has hired Andre Chambers to the newly formed role of Chief People Officer.

Washington's defensive effort comes too late against Giants – The Athletic
Washington's run defense got gashed far too often against a New York running attack without Saquon Barkley or any other notable talents.