Washington QB Taylor Heinicke on Alex Smith: 'Hopefully we can bring him back'
Though he recently signed an extension with Washington, quarterback Taylor Heinicke is hoping the squad will bring back veteran QB Alex Smith.
Alex Smith: My comeback 'definitely threw a wrench' in Washington's plan
Alex Smith wants to continue his NFL career, but, based on comments he made in a recent interview, it sounds more and more like that might happen outside of Washington.
2021 NFC cut candidates: Viable releases and potential surprises
With the salary cap set to drop, which NFC players could be released this offseason? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights the most likely candidates for the chopping block, as well as some potential surprise cuts.
Alex Smith feels he has 'a lot of room for growth' on field after 2020 comeback
Alex Smith's future, once as uncertain as they come, ended up including a return to the football field in 2020. But will the Washington QB be back on the field in 2021, and if so, with which team?
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
Washington QB Taylor Heinicke agrees to two-year, $8.75M extension
Taylor Heinicke is staying in Washington. Heinicke, who started Washington's playoff game this past season, agreed to a two-year, $8.75 million extension Wednesday.
NFL quarterback carousel has only just begun to spin
The blockbuster trade involving Matthew Stafford and Jared Goff appears to just be the beginning of a crazy quarterback carousel with myriad teams looking for new signal-callers.
Washington QB Alex Smith earns AP Comeback Player of the Year honors
Alex Smith's willpower afforded him the chance to not only continue his career but also elevate Washington to its first NFC East crown and postseason appearance since 2015. And for that, Smith was officially announced as the 2020 AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
Bucs' success of Brady signing has NFL eyeing massive QB movement
Last March, Tampa Bay went all in with the signing of Tom Brady, a get-rich-quick scheme that paid off handsomely. Now, after the Bucs' success, many in this copycat league are bracing for falling dominos, with unprecedented quarterback movement this offseason, writes Michael Silver.
Rivera noncommittal on Alex Smith as WFT's 2021 QB: 'We have to continue to go through our process'
Alex Smith is a shoo-in to be the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year after his incredible return to the field in 2020. But Washington coach Ron Rivera gave a lukewarm response when asked if Smith would be on the roster in 2021.
2020 NFL season award picks: Analysts vote on MVP, Coach of the Year, more
While Alex Smith is the clear favorite to win Comeback Player of the Year at NFL Honors, several other awards -- including Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year -- are far less clear. Thirty-three NFL analysts make their picks for each of the major individual awards.
All-time Super Bowl QB rankings: Patrick Mahomes already cracks top 20
Gregg Rosenthal ranks the 63 starting quarterbacks in the history of the Super Bowl. Where do playoff maestros Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes rank on this list of esteemed passers?
Alex Smith: 'Crazy gifted' Dwayne Haskins needs to 'eliminate' distractions
Alex Smith, who has mentored the likes of Colin Kaepernick and Patrick Mahomes, said former teammate Dwayne Haskins can turn his career around if he cuts out the outside noise limiting his ability on the field.
Bills' Josh Allen, other resilient QBs continue to prove doubters wrong
Josh Allen and so many other quarterbacks in this season's playoffs have proven once again that mental toughness remains the most important trait for an NFL signal-caller. A chip on the shoulder doesn't hurt, either, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Alex Smith grateful to make comeback, will take time to consider future
Washington QB Alex Smith reflects on his incredible comeback season that led to a playoff run, and says he will take time to consider his future in the NFL.
Washington to start QB Taylor Heinicke vs. Bucs; Alex Smith inactive
Washington has made a decision on who will start in Saturday's wild-card matchup against the Buccaneers. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke is getting the nod as Alex Smith (calf) is inactive, the team announced.
QB Index: Ranking most trustworthy passers in the NFL playoffs
NFL.com editors rank the 14 starting quarterbacks in the playoffs based on who they trust most. Is MVP front-runner Aaron Rodgers the most dependable passer in the 2020 postseason?
Buccaneers-Washington: NFC Super Wild Card Weekend preview
The Super Wild Card Weekend's Saturday tripleheader concludes with an NFC showdown between quarterback Tom Brady and the No. 5 seed Tampa Bay Buccaneers and DE Chase Young and the host No. 4 seed Washington Football Team.
Grading the playoff coach-QB combos; a look at Justin Fields
Bucky Brooks grades each coach-QB combo in the 2020 NFL playoffs. Where do Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson rank? Plus, a look at QB prospect Justin Fields.
Washington QB Alex Smith officially questionable for Saturday vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Alex Smith is officially questionable for Saturday's night's playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Arians doesn't view Washington as 7-9: 'We're not playing Dwayne Haskins. We're playing Alex Smith'
The Buccaneers will face just the third team in NFL history to make the playoff with a below .500 win percentage on Saturday. But Bucs coach Bruce Arians doesn't view Washington as a losing team given that it went 5-1 with Alex Smith as its starting QB.
End-of-season NFL Offensive Player Rankings: Aaron Rodgers lands at No. 1
David Carr identifies three playoff offenses that concern him most heading into the postseason. Plus, he reveals his end-of-season offensive player rankings.
Washington will 'look at' rotating quarterbacks if Smith's calf causes issues
Washington coach Ron Rivera said that they will look at rotating quarterbacks if Alex Smith's calf injury becomes significant to his ability to play.
NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: One big question for each of the six games
Super Wild Card Weekend is set! So, what's on tap in the opening round of the NFL playoffs? Gregg Rosenthal explores one big question for each postseason showdown on the six-game slate.
'GMFB' reacts to Alex Smith's comments on his comeback
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith's comments about his comeback.
Alex Smith reacts to winning 2020 AP Comeback Player of the Year
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith reacts to winning 2020 AP Comeback Player of the Year.
Alex Smith wins 2020 AP Comeback Player of the Year
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith has won the 2020 Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year.
Top 10 Washington Football Team plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Washington Football Team in the 2020 NFL season.
Alex Smith highlights | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith from the NFL 2020 season.
Palmer: Alex Smith is questionable ahead of playoff game vs. Bucs
Washington Football team quarterback Alex Smith is questionable ahead of playoff game vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Rapoport: Alex Smith officially listed as questionable for Super Wild Card Weekend
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that Washington Football Team has officially listed quarterback Alex Smith as questionable for Super Wild Card Weekend.
Next Gen Stats: Buccaneers-Washington Football Team preview
Next Gen Stats reveal how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers firepower can overwhelm the Washington Football Team in the NFC Wild Card Game of the 2020 NFL season.
Washington vs. Eagles highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights from the Week 17 matchup between the Washington Football Team and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Alex Smith draws Eagles offside for clutch fourth-down pickup
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith draws Eagles offside for clutch fourth-down pickup.
Can't-Miss Play: 6-foot-6 Logan Thomas climbs major ladder for acrobatic TD
Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas climbs major ladder for acrobatic TD.
Alex Smith pinpoints Terry McLaurin for TD in the corner of the end zone
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith pinpoints wide receiver Terry McLaurin for TD in the corner of the end zone.
Rapoport: Alex Smith officially listed as questionable for Week 17
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith is officially listed as questionable for Week 17.
Casserly: What Alex Smith brings to Washington's offense
Charley Casserly breaks down what quarterback Alex Smith brings to the Washington Football Team's offense.
Rapoport: Alex Smith 'looking basically like his old self' at practice Friday
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says that Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith was 'looking basically like his old self' at practice on Friday.
Bram Weinstein talks Washington's quarterback status in Week 17
Washington Football Team play-by-play announcer Bram Weinstein joins NFL NOW to discuss Washington's quarterback status going into Week 17.
Rapoport: Washington expects Alex Smith to play Sunday
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that Washington Football Team expects quarterback Alex Smith to play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wolford vs. Smith: Which story is wilder heading into Week 17?
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses which storyline is wilder heading into Week 17, Los Angeles Rams QB John Wolford's or Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith's.
'NFL Playbook': Billick's film breakdown of Alex Smith's pass progressions
NFL Network's Brian Billick breaks down Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith's pass progressions.
DeAngelo Hall, Shaun O'Hara pick their NFC East winner
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall and Shaun O'Hara pick their NFC East winner.
Mariucci: Washington will win NFC East if Alex Smith plays
NFL Network's Steve Mariucci predicts that the Washington Football Team will win the NFC East if quarterback Alex Smith plays in Week 17.
Garafolo: Alex Smith's reps will be 'ramped up' at today's practice
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith's reps will be 'ramped up' at today's practice.
Rapoport: Dwayne Haskins appears likely to start in Week 15
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that quarterback Dwayne Haskins appears likely to start for the Washington Football Team in Week 15.
Rapoport: Washington optimistic Alex Smith will play vs. Seahawks
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports on Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith's injury.