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Player Spotlight: OG Chris Paul makes a case for a starting role in the season finale

A film session highlighting the strengths of rookie guard Chris Paul during his performance against the Dallas Cowboys

Sam’s Film Room: Should Sam Howell be the Washington Commanders starting QB in 2023?

Sam Howell film review!

Film notes from Commanders offense vs. New York

Emptying the notebook on the Commanders offensive outing against the New York Giants

How Giants DC Wink Martindale beats Scott Turner and Taylor Heinicke on a pivotal third down

The Commanders opening drive showed much promise in what they could do against the Giants’ defense. However, shortly after a negative Curtis Samuel run, Giants DC Wink Martindale schemed up a disguise that stole Washington’s momentum.

Player Spotlight: Brian Robinson’s growth as a runner on display in second half

Rookie RB Brian Robinson’s development continues to showcase itself on the field as he earned his first career 100-yard performance.

Player Spotlight: Montez Sweat pass-rush motor took over vs. Houston

The defensive line caused havoc all day against the Houston Texans in its 1-on-1s and line games. This is a film session of how Sweat became a beneficiary of good, coordinated rushes among the defensive line.

Film notes from Commanders win vs. Philadelphia

Emptying the notebook on the Commanders upset win against the Philadelphia Eagles

Player Spotlight: Curtis Samuel comes up big for Washington twice on Fourth Down

Washington does not win against the Indianapolis Colts without the playmaking ability of Taylor Heinicke on their last drive. But Washington also does not win without Curtis Samuel’s late game efforts.

Film notes from Commanders offense vs. Green Bay

Emptying the notebook on the Commanders offensive outing against the Green Bay Packers

Detailing Washington’s defensive outing vs. Chicago

A film session detailing the good and bad from Washington’s defense against Chicago.

A look into the Commanders rush offense vs. the Titans

Looking into some of the rushes against the Titans from this past Sunday. How bad was the Commanders output against the Titans?

Benjamin St-Juste is a competitor

Two plays that exemplified the competitive nature of CB Benjamin St-Juste

Why nine sacks aren’t just a quarterback or offensive line problem

The nine sacks that Washington surrendered aren’t just a culmination of poor offensive line play or indecisiveness from Carson Wentz. Other position groups played a part, too.

Why did Scott Turner and Washington struggle to adjust to Detroit quicker?

A film session into how Scott Turner’s offense struggled in the first half, but also how Turner could have adjusted quicker than he did.

Detailing Washington’s run game issues against Detroit

A film breakdown into how the Commanders struggled winning in the run game against the Lions in week two

A look into some of Washington’s key pass rush pressures and how a culmination of Montez Sweat’s pressures won the game for Washington

Several Commanders were successfully providing pressure on Trevor Lawrence. How defensive line games and individual wins contributed to a great day providing pressure.

Player Spotlight: Why Charles Leno Jr performance vs. Jacksonville shouldn’t go unnoticed

Charles Leno Jr had himself a day in pass protection against Jaguars edge rushers Josh Allen and Travon Walker. Here is a film session of how it looked on tape.

Daniel Wise provides Commanders with a good interior pass rush presence

A film session on defensive lineman Daniel Wise and how he can provide value for the Commanders

Film Session: Jahan Dotson, Jamin Davis, and Phidarian Mathis among the positive takeaways from Panthers game

A film session showcasing some of Washington’s standouts against the Carolina Panthers

Film Session: Evaluating Washington’s starting defensive unit vs. Carolina

A breakdown on Washington’s first unit defense and how a few errors resulted in ten points for the Panthers

Projecting how Sam Cosmi will fare with the Commanders OL turnover

A film session on second-year RT Sam Cosmi. With turnover among the OL creating new relationships within the unit, can Cosmi hold his weight as the youngest of the group?

What can we expect in Dyami Brown’s second season?

Breaking down Dyami Brown’s rookie season and projecting his impact in Washington’s offense this year

What role should we expect Percy Butler to take on in Washington’s defense?

With rookie Safety Percy Butler expected to be heavily involved in the defense in year one, where does his skillset best serve Washington’s defense?

Film Session: What does Alabama RB Brian Robinson Jr. bring to Washington’s backfield?

How will 3rd-round running back Brian Robinson Jr. improve Washington’s running back unit?

Film Session: What does Alabama DT Phidarian Mathis bring to Washington’s defensive line?

How will 2nd-round defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis improve Washington’s defensive line unit?

Film Session: What will TE Cole Turner bring to the Commanders’ offense?

What role can 5th round tight end Turner carve out in Washington’s offense?

A deep dive into UGA WR George Pickens: Why his tape creates some challenging NFL projections

A film session into UGA Bulldogs George Pickens

How will Penn State standout WR Jahan Dotson fit into Washington’s offense?

Breaking down Jahan Dotson’s strengths and weaknesses and how he fits into Washington’s offense

Does Chris Olave’s elite-level speed and ball skills make him the best deep threat in this draft class?

Chris Olave film session. Elite level speed and ball skills are his forte, but what else does Olave bring to a team?

Why Drake London’s versatility as a route runner makes him a viable target for Washington

Film Session on USC receiver Drake London

QB1 Film Session: What is Washington getting in QB Carson Wentz this year?

There are plenty of opinions of Washington’s newly acquired quarterback Carson Wentz. What exactly can Washington look forward to this year from Wentz?

Malik Willis breakdown: Room for growth, but plenty of starting QB traits exist already.

Everyone likes to say Malik Willis would need a redshirt year once he enters the NFL, but is that really true? Those comments have been overstated.

Missed opportunities and inconsistencies plagued Taylor Heinicke vs. the Dallas Cowboys

Taylor Heinicke had his worst game as Washington’s quarterback at the worst time. This film breakdown highlights some examples of where Heinicke had his missteps.

Situational Analysis: A Dwayne Haskins Film Session

Examining Dwayne Haskins’ play in specific football situations. What works best for the young quarterback?

The All-Purpose weapon: A Steven Sims Jr. film session

With more opportunity late in the season, Steven Sims Jr. came on strong for Washington. What to make of his potential as a Redskin’ moving forward?