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Ryan Fitzpatrick still must prove he should start for Washington - Washington Blog- ESPN
The veteran quarterback is the front-runner to start Week 1 for Washington, but don't discount the intrigue around Taylor Heinicke and Kyle Allen.

Washington’s Jamin Davis fulfilled a dream by meeting Jimmie Johnson - The Washington Post
Washington's Jamin Davis, a die hard racing fan, got a chance to meet his idol at the Detroit Grand Prix.

Even if Kyle Allen isn't in the QB race, he's got a spot in the QB room | RSN
It sounds like Washington's quarterback competition is a two-man race, but Kyle Allen still has a place on the team.

Antonio Gibson shares his experience of becoming a father | RSN
The Washington Football Team running back shares what it's been like to be a father for the first time.

Don't Underestimate John Bates
Some think that Bates is a good blocker. Others see him as an under-the-radar pass-catcher. The truth is that he is a little bit of both.

Ron Rivera on Washington’s offseason moves, QB decision and roster building - The Washington Post
In an interview, the Washington Football Team's head coach details the franchise's big offseason moves, from picking a general manager to deciding on a quarterback.

Ryan Fitzpatrick has most to prove for Washington in 2021 | RSN
Lots of players have something to prove, but NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay believes Ryan Fitzpatrick carries the biggest burden.

Randy Jordan Sees Big Things For Gibson, McKissic As Pass-Catchers
Gibson and McKissic were solid in their first seasons with Washington, and now Jordan wants to see more from them.

Washington Football Team's schedule toughest part, according to analytics | RSN
Per one analytics model, Washington's most difficult part of the season begins in Week 5 and runs through Week 8.

An inside look at the makeover of FedExField's playing surface | RSN
FedExField's playing surface is getting a much-needed makeover this offseason. Here's a deeper look at what's changing.

Can you rename the Washington Football Team? Simulation shows it may be 'mission impossible' – The Athletic
Washington's pressure-filled renaming process must be inclusive and authentic — and even then it's unlikely to please everyone.

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Washington Football Team Training Camp: The latest Training Camp news from the Washington Football Team

Redrafting the 2020 NFL Draft: Justin Herbert or Chase Young at No. 2? | RSN
Though these players have just one year in the NFL under their belts, there as plenty of changes when re-evaluating the 2020 NFL Draft on season later.