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Daily Slop: Ron Rivera names Ryan Fitzpatrick Washington’s starter, but competition looms; Todd McShay mocks a QB to WFT in 2nd round

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Washington, Brandon Scherff haven't discussed long-term deal since he signed tag | RSN
Brandon Scherff signed his franchise tender in March, but his future in Washington beyond 2021 remains uncertain

Ron Rivera: Ryan Fitzpatrick will begin 2021 as QB1, but there will be 'competition' | RSN
Washington's head coach laid out his plan at quarterback for the upcoming season.

Todd McShay mocks a quarterback to Washington in second round | RSN
According to Todd McShay's latest mock draft, Washington could grab its quarterback of the future in the second round.

Ron Rivera names QB Ryan Fitzpatrick Washington's starter, but competition looms – The Athletic
Although Ryan Fitzpatrick was signed to be Washington's starter, Rivera will allow the other quarterbacks to state their case this summer.

'Dynamic football player': You'll love Ron Rivera's take on William Jackson III | RSN
Ron Rivera got to talking Thursday about his new corner, William Jackson III, and his summary of Jackson will thrill fans.

Ron Rivera doesn't feel pressure to find Washington's franchise quarterback | RSN
Washington coach Ron Rivera reveals his approach to team-building as the franchise still searches for a long-term answer at quarterback.

17 thoughts on the NFL's new 17-game schedule | RSN
The NFL's schedule will now span 17 games in the regular season, so here are 17 thoughts about that change.

Ryan Fitzpatrick will face competition in training camp - Washington Times
Ryan Fitzpatrick will enter training camp atop the depth chart, but he'll have to earn the starting job through a competition. That competition could even include a rookie quarterback as Rivera didn't dismiss the idea of drafting a signal-caller.

Washington Football Team adds wide receiver/returner DeAndre Carter | RSN
The former Texan will compete for the chance to return kicks in the nation's capital.

Washington Football: What Roles Will Landon Collins & Thaddeus Moss Play in 2021

Pro Day Watch 4.0: Kyle Pitts Headlines Next Group Of Prospects To Participate In New Combine Format
Each week, will highlight 10 players participating in the NFL's altered Scouting Combine format leading up to the draft in April.

5 Takeaways From Ron Rivera's Free Agency Press Conference
Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera addressed the media for the first time since the team bolstered its roster with several additions in free agency. Here are five takeaways from his press conference.

A Tough, Fearless Teammate: Ryan Fitzpatrick Has The Tools Ron Rivera Is Looking For
Rivera looks for specific qualities in his quarterbacks, and Fitzpatrick possesses all three of them.