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Ron Rivera Presser: I compare Antonio Gibson's running style to Arian Foster

Ron Rivera speaks to the media after practice

Week 12 of the 2020 finally wrapped up on a Wednesday afternoon, and now the Washington Football Team prepares for a game that has already been rescheduled. The Pittsburgh Steelers barely defeated a Baltimore Ravens team that was missing a lot of players, including QB Lamar Jackson. Due to that game being pushed back 6 days, Washington now plays Pittsburgh on Monday at 5pm. Their last game was on Thanksgiving when they completely dominated the Dallas Cowboys in a 41-16 win.

Ron Rivera said the game being rescheduled hasn't changed the way they will prepare for it. They're focused on taking on the undefeated Steelers no matter what day it is. He told the players they can't make a big deal about it, and they have to adapt and deal with it. Rivera is concerned with playing Pittsburgh after multiple players tested positive on each team, but Washington will continue following the protocols and testing.

Terry McLaurin is getting better and better, and Ron Rivera said he would have been drafted by the Carolina Panthers if Washington hadn’t picked him in the 3rd round last year. Route running was the only question about him coming out of Ohio State, but he has worked hard to prove a lot of people wrong about the pre-draft impression that he was just a special teams player.

Rivera said Antonio Gibson’s running style reminds him of Arian Foster. He likes Gibson’s body lean, deceptive speed/burst, and his vision. He hasn’t tapped into pass-catching skills as much yet either.

“He’s learning to be the kind of runner we hope he can be for us."

Press Conference: Head Coach Ron Rivera

Head Coach Ron Rivera spoke to the media on the first meeting of Week 13.

Posted by Washington Football Team on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Pittsburgh Steelers/Monday Night Football:

Defensive Line:

Brandon Scherff:

Terry McLaurin:

Steelers vs Ravens:

Kyle Smith:

Jonathan Allen:

Antonio Gibson:

Press Conference: Scott Turner

OC Scott Turner spoke to the media in Week 13

Posted by Washington Football Team on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Scott Turner

Peyton Barber:

Steelers defense:

Terry McLaurin:

Improvement:

John Matsko:

Trick plays:

Third down conversions:

Logan Thomas

Choosing Washington in free agency:

Alex Smith

Steelers:

Terry McLaurin:

Ron Rivera:

Ben Roethlisberger:

Mobility:

Antonio Gibson:

Kendall Fuller

Ben Roethlisberger:

Terry McLaurin

Tackle vs Dallas: