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Ron Rivera and Sam Howell talk about the win, and what they need to improve

Rivera and players talk to the media after their first win of the season

The Washington Commanders defeated the Arizona Cardinals in front of a sold-out FedEx Field crowd. They came into the game as 7-point favorites, but made the game close til the end. Rivera started off his presser by thanking the fans that came out today, and all summer. He talked about what needs to improve, and mistakes that need to get cleaned up. The defense came through in the second half

Ron Rivera

(Rivera speaks at 10:07)

Thank you to the fans:

Need to get better:



Josh Harris game ball:

Message at half time:

Sam Howell started the second NFL game of his career today, and knows he has a lot of work to do. Howell threw an interception and also lost a fumble that was returned for a touchdown. He's also holding on to the ball which led to a lot of sacks today.

Sam Howell

(Howell speaks at 37:16)

Offense vs the Cardinals:

Late hit:


Too many sacks:

Terry McLaurin

Cardinals defense:

Home crowd:

Brian Robinson

1st TD:

The fans:

Antonio Gibson

Challenged spot:

Charles Leno

Sam Howell:

Sam Cosmi

Montez Sweat

The crowd:


Jonathan Allen


Emmanuel Forbes