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Jon Allen Feels The Excitement Surrounding Washington
Allen does not like to look too far into the future, but he can't deny there is a lot to be excited about this season.

Ron Rivera encourages players to get vaccinated but respects each decision | RSN
Ron Rivera has encouraged his players to get vaccinated but respects each individual decision they make regarding it.

Ron Rivera says he respects Montez Sweat's decision on coronavirus vaccine | RSN
Washington's head coach believes it's a personal situation each player must make and everyone should respect each other's opinions.

Washington Football Minicamp Notebook, Day 3
Washington wrapped up its minicamp with a dominant showing from the defense. Here are some observations from Thursday's practice.

NFL analyst Peter Schrager lists Terry McLaurin in top five most underrated WRs | RSN
Good Morning Football's Peter Schrager considers Washington Football Team wide receiver Terry McLaurin one of the NFL's most underrated.

Players who starred and players who struggled at Washington minicamp | RSN
Pete Hailey highlights the players who stood out — for the right and wrong reasons — at the Washington Football Team's recent minicamp.

Ron Rivera looking forward to seeing Heinicke push Fitzpatrick in QB competition | RSN
Ryan Fitzpatrick will enter training camp as the team's starting quarterback, but nothing is guaranteed beyond that.

Washington safety Darrick Forrest is loving his "Gotcha" nickname | RSN
Washington rookie safety Darrick Forrest is a fan of the "Gotcha" nickname.

Why Washington's William Jackson III is an underrated offseason move | RSN
JP Finlay breaks down why new Washington Football Team CB William Jackson III is an under the radar offseason move.

Jon Allen hopeful on new deal, but has no update on timing | RSN
Jonathan Allen's extension talks with Wahington are ongoing, but there's no timetable as to when it might be done.

PHOTOS: Washington Minicamp, Day Two
The Washington Football Team holds its three-day mandatory minicamp Wednesday morning. (Photos by Emilee Fails/Washington Football Team)

Adam Humphries Maintains Strong Chemistry With Ryan Fitzpatrick
Humphries and Fitzpatrick had a good relationship with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2018. Humphries is looking forward to building the same thing in Washington.

Washington brings in vaccine expert to address player skepticism, boost inoculation rate - The Washington Post
Coach Ron Rivera said that some players made appointments following the meeting with a leading vaccine researcher, while defensive end Montez Sweat said he was “not a fan” of the team’s efforts and remained skeptical of the vaccine.

Next Gen Stats' top 10 QBs under pressure in 2020: Ryan Fitzpatrick outshines competition
Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats to rank the quarterbacks who performed the best under pressure in 2020. Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers made the list, as you'd expect, but there's a surprise at the top.

Chase Young raises stakes for Washington with ‘top defense in the league’ remark - The Washington Post
Earlier this week, Washington Football Team star Chase Young set a high standard that will be difficult to reach. But, then again, when was the last time Washington has had expectations like this?

Defense already dominating for Washington Football Team
A civil war has engulfed minicamp for the Washington Football Team. But between a robust defense and a rebuilding offense, there is one clear-cut winner.

Ex-Eagle Ike Reese: Ryan Fitzpatrick key to Washington repeating in NFC East | RSN
A big voice on Philadelphia radio sees Ryan Fitzpatrick as difference maker for the Washington Football Team's repeat hopes.

Washington's 'long overdue' new grass surface may make FedEx a field of dreams – The Athletic
With the removal of the old playing field nearly finished, Washington's small crew of groundskeepers can focus on a fresh start.

WFT head coach Ron Rivera to throw out first pitch at Nationals game Friday | RSN
The Nationals have invited Ron Rivera to throw out the first pitch during their first homestand allowing full stadium capacity since 2019.