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Thank You, Taylor Heinicke

“I know who I am. I don’t have the strongest arm. I throw a decent amount of picks. I do some dumb stuff sometimes out there. I cop to all that. It’s true. But I also fight like hell. And I know how to get W’s. So, at the end of the day, I hope that I still gave you all something to cheer for.”

Four QBs in the top five? Kiper predicts history in his new NFL mock

16. Washington Commanders - Emmanuel Forbes, CB, Mississippi State

I’m a huge fan of Forbes, who is rail thin but really fast. He ran a 4.35-second 40-yard dash at the combine but weighed in at 166 pounds, making him the lightest prospect at the position. He’s going to get bigger, of course, but some teams will be scared off by his size. The Commanders should capitalize; Forbes is a ball hawk who picked off 14 passes over the past three seasons — one of those was a pick-six off Will Levis — and could be an All-Pro player.

In his Own Words: Eric Bieniemy

“I pride myself on this: I coach hard, but I coach fair. I’m gonna be your biggest advocate, but I’m also gonna be your harshest critic. I do all that out of love.”

Commanders in hunt for new TV partner as NBC Sports Washington deal set to expire

5 things to know about CB Cameron Dantzler Sr.

As St. Thomas Aquinas’ starting quarterback, Dantzler passed for 1,381 yards and 11 touchdowns while also rushing for 1,906 yards and 26 scores as a senior. That helped the Falcons secure a 12-1 record and a trip to the state playoffs.

Here’s which jersey numbers all the Commanders’ free agents will wear in 2023

The numbers for all the Commanders’ current free agent acquisitions have been assigned.

LOVERRO: Harris already has a building issue in Philly. Buying Commanders will give him a bigger one

If Josh Harris becomes the new Commanders owner & seeks a new stadium in the District, he’ll be battling on two fronts. He faces a fight in Philadelphia for a new 76ers arena.

Commanders NFL mock draft 3.0: Assessing Washington’s post-free agency priorities

S2 Cognition brings science to the art of drafting a future NFL star - The Washington Post
With a computer test, S2 Cognition attempts to measure an athlete's cognitive performance. In the NFL, it has become an indispensable tool for evaluating quarterbacks.

Magic Johnson joins Josh Harris’s bid to purchase Commanders - The Washington Post
With the NFL's annual meeting set to begin Sunday, the former NBA great joins an investment group led by owner of the 76ers and Devils.

This man has run races dressed as Sean Taylor, a Stormtrooper, Juan Soto, Allen Iverson - The Washington Post
Rusty Burrell has also run races dressed as a Star Wars Stormtrooper, Juan Soto and Allen Iverson.

The NFL draft is heavy on cornerback talent. Will the Commanders capitalize? - The Washington Post
The Commanders appear likely to pick a guard, tackle or cornerback in the first round — and cornerback might make the most sense.

Commanders sale update: Steve Apostolopoulos has toured team facilities - The Washington Post
He joins a group of potential buyers that includes Josh Harris, Tilman Fertitta and Jeff Bezos.

Five things to know about LB Cody Barton

Barton and his brother, Jackson, help their family tend to a ranch in Duchesne, Utah, which is about 90 miles from their hometown of Park City, where the Bartons tend to chickens, turkeys and thoroughbred horses. Barton also wrangles calves, which can weigh 100 pounds each, to help stay in shape during the offseason.

Cody Barton All-22 Film & Thoughts: Watching Game Film With Phil