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Ron Rivera Presser: The team is playing with confidence right now

Ron Rivera speaks to the media

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The Washington football team has three offensive linemen that will be listed as questionable for tomorrow’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Brandon Scherff(calf), Morgan Moses(groin), and David Sharpe(knee) were all limited yesterday. Scherff and Moses should be good to go, but Washington has decided to add some insurance at the tackle position in case Sharpe can’t play. OT David Steinmetz has reportedly been signed from the practice squad. He had already been elevated twice, so needed to be signed today if the team wanted him available tomorrow.

Geron Christian Sr. missed 3 games with a knee injury before he went on injured reserve 3 weeks ago. Rivera wouldn’t give an update on his status, except to say that he was progressing. He did say that they liked the tackle depth they have been using recently.

Rivera said that Cam Sims has done a great job, and could be a WR2. “He’s done a great job. If he played consistently like that, most certainly. The young man has done nothing but get better. He works hard. He has a bit of a ways to go to get there, but the guy has an opportunity.” The coaches knew the WR group was young and talented coming in, but they have gotten better all year. Rivera didn’t rule out bringing in a veteran next year, but with Kelvin Harmon coming back, he feels good about where the group is.

The team is playing with confidence right now, but Rivera said the concern is becoming overconfident. If you can find the medium they will be able to win a lot of games. Rivera talked about humility, and focusing on one game at a time. The next game is the most important, and that has to be the focus every week.

Washington will travel to play the 49ers today, but they won’t be flying to California, it will be a return trip to Phoenix, Arizona. The 49ers are playing their home games at the Arizona Cardinals stadium due to local COVID-19 restrictions. Washington lost in Arizona in Week 2, and Ron Rivera told a funny story about where they would stay this time.

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