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Daily Slop: Several WFT WRs have big opportunity if Curtis Samuel misses Week 1; Derwin James says ‘you’ve got to be alert’ when facing Ryan Fitzpatrick

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Dyami Brown, other WFT WRs have big opportunity if Curtis Samuel misses Week 1 | RSN
Curtis Samuel's status for Washington's Week 1 game is in doubt. That could lead to more snaps for Dyami Brown and a few other wideouts.

Derwin James says 'you've got to be alert' when facing Ryan Fitzpatrick | RSN
The Chargers' talented safety praised Washington's quarterback ahead of their Week 1 matchup.

Washington Football Team season predictions: Ryan Fitzpatrick, biggest concerns and MVPs – The Athletic
Big things are expected from Ryan Fitzpatrick — and that might even mean a playoff push. Where do our writers stand as the season begins?

In the NFL, speed has always mattered. Now it’s everything. - The Washington Post
A swirl of trends has come together in recent years to make speed what matters most in the modern NFL.

Logan Thomas Has Some Advice For Sammis Reyes And John Bates
Reyes and Bates will be playing in their first regular season game on Sunday. Thomas has some words of wisdom to pass on to the rookies.

Ryan Fitzpatrick's evolution as a quarterback traces back to one season - Washington Times
As the 38-year-old Ryan Fitzpatrick prepares for Washington's opener Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, he does so in the midst of late-career resurgence -- a resurgence that wouldn't have been possible if not for his lone year with the 2014 Houston Texans.

How Ryan Fitzpatrick’s season in Houston with Bill O’Brien changed his perspective - The Washington Post
As Ryan Fitzpatrick prepares to open his 17th NFL season under his 13th head coach, he looks back on his 2014 season in Houston as a pivot point.

WFT name game is just a distraction
Tanya Snyder’s recent foray into the Washington Football Team’s name conversation is just a distraction, serving no meaningful purpose other than to build buzz ahead of the start to the season.

NFL overtime rules explained: Possession, scoring, timeouts, more | RSN
What happens when an NFL game ends in a tie? Find out how overtime rules work in the regular season and playoffs.

Vernon Davis sees Washington 'definitely' making the playoffs in 2021 | RSN
Vernon Davis was optimistic in his 2021 season preview for the Washington Football Team.

The costs of adding that 17th NFL game - Washington Times
There is no honest "data" that says the danger isn't going to go up when players, who are at risk every time they step on the field, are asked to play one more game. Ask factory workers who work 50 hours a week or more instead of 40.

PHOTOS: Chargers Practice Week 09/08
After taking a day off, the Washington Football Team holds its second practice of the week at Inova Sports Performance Center on Sept. 8. (Photos by Emilee Fails and Karlee Sell/Washington Football Team)

'I've done it before and I can do it again': Washington's Landon Collins is chasing greatness in a make-or-break season | Professional Sports | richmond.com
"I want to prove that I am the best safety, always, on the field and around the league. I've done it before and I can do it again. That is

Ryan Fitzpatrick says it's 'ridiculous' what Justin Herbert did as a rookie | RSN
Ryan Fitzpatrick had plenty of praise for Justin Herbert ahead of Washington's Week 1 matchup against the Chargers.

Washington Football Team vs LA Chargers: 5 Keys to Victory | WFT Week 1 Preview
Washington Football Team vs LA Chargers; 1 pm, Sunday, September 12, 2021