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Commanders’ playoff chances slip after 49ers loss

Thanks to losses from Detroit and Seattle, the Washington Commanders still control their own destiny in the NFC playoff picture. But their Week 16 loss exposed problems they’ll need to fix.

Commanders at a quarterback crossroads despite playoff positioning still intact

No matter who gets the nod, one will be left disappointed.

“We’re both mature,” Wentz said. “We’ve both seen a lot in this league.”

Commanders QB controversy, playoff destiny, Chase Young’s return and more

Washington’s Taylor Heinicke benched, position to be reevaluated

Commanders offensive coordinator Scott Turner said he would not make a “knee-jerk decision” but used the fourth quarter as a chance to evaluate Wentz’s game. Rivera also said he didn’t want to see the 49ers “tee off” on Heinicke.

Why Ron Rivera could pick Carson Wentz over Taylor Heinicke

Chase Young All-22 Coaches Film | 32 Snaps Against the 49ers Week 16

Jahan Dotson gives Commanders' offense a much-needed spark - The Washington Post
The rookie wide receiver is up to seven touchdown catches and has come into focus as a pivotal part of the offense.

Chase Young has promising return in Commanders' loss to 49ers - The Washington Post
Playing for the first time since tearing his right ACL, the defensive end blew past his expected snap count in the Commanders' loss to the 49ers.

The Commanders need a jolt at quarterback. Will Carson Wentz do? - The Washington Post
The Commanders don’t have a comfortable option at quarterback. At this point, both Taylor Heinicke and Wentz seem like gambles.