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Commanders QB Sam Howell 'embracing' role as backup: 'When my name is called, I'll be ready'
Washington Commanders rookie quarterback Sam Howell is both adjusting to and embracing his role as a backup. Part of that approach involves being ready when his name is called.
Commanders QB Taylor Heinicke on challenging Carson Wentz for QB1: 'I don't think that's an option'
Heading into 2022, Taylor Heinicke is being more realistic than optimistic as it pertains to his chances of taking the field as his team's QB1 after it traded it for Carson Wentz.
Ron Rivera believes Commanders are 'viable option for a lot' of quarterbacks in 2022
After failing to get even one full game out of Ryan Fitzpatrick and being forced to hand the rest of the season to Taylor Heinicke, Commanders HC Ron Rivera is not about to sign up for the same outcome. He also thinks Washington might be an attractive destination for a quality passer.
NFL QB Index: Ranking all 62 starting QBs of the 2021 NFL season
Gregg Rosenthal evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2021 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 62. Did MVP Aaron Rodgers finish No. 1? Where did Joe Burrow land after a brilliant postseason run?
NFL QB Index: Ranking all 32 teams' primary starting quarterbacks at the end of the 2021 regular season
With the 2021 regular season in the books, Gregg Rosenthal ranks the primary starting quarterbacks from all 32 teams. So ... who claims the No. 1 spot: Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers?
NFL QB Index, Week 18: Matthew Stafford remains a roller-coaster ride, while Joe Burrow hits top three
In this edition of the QB Index, Gregg Rosenthal says Matthew Stafford is playing like ... Matthew Stafford. Plus, Joe Burrow hits rarefied air. Check out the full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 17: Joe Burrow and Josh Allen hit top five, while Kyler Murray tumbles
In this week's edition of the QB Index, Joe Burrow and Josh Allen hit the top five, while Kyler Murray takes a tumble. Check out Gregg Rosenthal's full rankings of the NFL's 32 starting quarterbacks.
Washington activates QB Taylor Heinicke from reserve/COVID-19 list ahead of Cowboys game
The Washington Football Team can officially thank Garrett Gilbert for his service and resume the time of Taylor Heinicke. Washington activated Heinicke from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday, clearing the QB ahead of Sunday's prime-time matchup against the Cowboys.
QB Garrett Gilbert to start for Washington vs. Eagles; Taylor Heinicke still in COVID-19 protocols
With starting quarterback Taylor Heinicke and backup Kyle Allen unavailable as they did not clear COVID-19 protocols ahead of the game, Garrett Gilbert will start for Washington on Tuesday versus the Eagles.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Monday, Dec. 20
As Tuesday's rescheduled game between Washington and Philadelphia approaches, the Football Team continues to lose starters to the reserve/COVID-19 list. Plus, other news from around the NFL.
Washington registers zero new positive COVID tests, activate four players from reserve list
After a tumultuous week involving multiple positive COVID-19 test results among its players, the Washington Football Team is slowly turning the corner.
NFL postpones three Week 15 games due to COVID-19 surge
A surge in COVID-19 cases across the NFL has resulted in the postponement of three Week 15 matchups. Raiders-Browns has been moved to Monday, while Washington-Eagles and Seahawks-Rams are scheduled for Tuesday.
Washington QB Taylor Heinicke placed on reserve/COVID-19 list after positive test result
The Washington Football Team could be without its QB1 heading into a Week 15 matchup with the Eagles.
NFL QB Index, Week 15: Tom Brady-Aaron Rodgers MVP race? Kyler Murray, Justin Herbert still viable
In this edition of the QB Index, Gregg Rosenthal says Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers currently headline the NFL MVP race, but two young guns could swoop in and steal the hardware with a hot finish. Check out the full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 14: Patrick Mahomes exits top 10; Tua Tagovailoa earns his highest ranking of 2021
How far does Patrick Mahomes fall in this installment of the QB Index? What is the key to Tua Tagovailoa's recent success? Check out Gregg Rosenthal's full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
Three 2022 NFL free agents teams must keep; why Washington Football Team will upset Raiders
Which players are on Cynthia Frelund's list of impending free agents who must be re-signed? Plus, an upset pick for Week 13 and a few notable player projections.
Week 13 fantasy football matchups for NFL 2021 season
Michael F. Florio breaks down the top fantasy football matchups for Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL QB Index, Week 13: Lamar Jackson vexes; Russell Wilson tumbles
What to make of Lamar Jackson? How bad are things looking for Russell Wilson? Gregg Rosenthal puts every signal-caller in order in his latest QB Index. Check out the full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
'Monday Night Football' preview: What to watch for in Seahawks-Washington
NFL.com's Adam Maya breaks down four things to watch for when the Washington Football Team hosts the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night.
NFL QB Index, Week 12: Aaron Rodgers returns to top three; Josh Allen takes a dip
In the latest installment of Gregg Rosenthal's QB Index, Aaron Rodgers vaults back into the top three while Josh Allen takes a dip. There's a change at the top of the board, too. Check out the full quarterback rankings.
Taylor Heinicke upstages Cam Newton in Washington's road win over Carolina
While the quarterback of the losing squad garnered all the attention in Carolina on Sunday, the winning signal-caller enjoyed a brilliant game. Cam Newton might have had the headlines, but Taylor Heinicke outplayed the star and earned the win.
Week 11 fantasy football matchups for NFL 2021 season
Michael F. Florio breaks down the top fantasy football matchups for Week 11 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL QB Index, Week 11: Mac Jones just keeps rising, while Dak Prescott reclaims the No. 1 spot
In the latest installment of Gregg Rosenthal's QB Index, rookie Mac Jones just keeps rising up the board, while there's a change at the top. Check out the full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
Washington QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (hip) not expected to return this season
Washington quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered a hip injury in the team's season-opening loss to the Chargers, and based on his rehab, he is not expected to play again this season, Ian Rapoport reports.
Taylor Heinicke's high-point pass hits Cam Sims with 9-yard TD
Washington Commanders quarterback Taylor Heinicke's high-point pass hits wide receiver Cam Sims with a 9-yard touchdown.
'Total Access' crew takes spins on the Wheel of Chaos
NFL 'Total Access' crew takes spins on the Wheel of Chaos.
Taylor Heinicke's best plays | 2021 season
Watch the best plays by Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke from the 2021 NFL season.
Top 10 connections by air distance of the 2021 regular season
The top 10 longest throws by air distance of the 2021 NFL regular season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Heinicke's masterfully accurate 40-yard loft lands in McLaurin's lap
Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke's masterfully accurate 40-yard loft lands in wide receiver Terry McLaurin's lap.
Terry McLaurin translates twirling fingertip catch into 30-yard gain
Washington Football Team wide receiver Terry McLaurin translates twirling fingertip catch into 30-yard gain.
Heinicke delivers 25-yard dart to Dyami Brown
Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke delivers a 25-yard dart to wide receiver Dyami Brown.
Taylor Heinicke lofts perfect pass to Seals-Jones for first down
Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke lofts a perfect pass to tight end Ricky Seals-Jones for a first down.
Washington's top plays of December | 2021 season
Watch the Washington Football Team's best plays from the month of December in the 2021 season.
Top 5 connections by air distance through Sunday of Week 16
The top 5 longest throws by air distance through Sunday from Week 16 of the 2021 NFL season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Dyami Brown defeats double coverage with 48-yard snag on Heinicke's deep shot
Washington Football Team rookie wide receiver Dyami Brown defeats double coverage with a 48-yard snag on Washington quarterback Taylor Heinicke's deep shot.
Rapoport: Taylor Heinicke clears COVID-19 protocol
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport gives an update on the Washington Football Team quarterback situation.
Rapoport: Taylor Heinicke placed on COVID-19 list, Washington signs Garrett Gilbert
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest news on the Washington Football Team quarterback situation.
Pelissero: Taylor Heinicke's knee injury not expected to sideline QB for game action
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke's knee injury not expected to sideline QB for game action.
Top 5 connections by air distance through Sunday of Week 14
The top 5 longest throws by air distance through Sunday from Week 14 of the 2021 NFL season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Heinicke unleashes his signature pylon reach on two-point conversion
Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke unleashes his signature pylon reach on a two-point conversion.
Can't-Miss Play: Cam Sims out-leaps Trevon Diggs for 43-yard TD
Can't-Miss Play: Washington Football Team wide receiver Cam Sims out-leaps Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs for a 43-yard touchdown.
Kurt Warner: Three underdog QBs who could galvanize playoff runs for their teams
NFL Network's Kurt Warner names three underdog quarterbacks who could galvanize playoff runs for their teams.
Warner: The biggest improvement I've seen from Heinicke in 2021
NFL Network's Kurt Warner names the biggest improvement he's seen from Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke in 2021.
'GMFB' awards Week 13 underdog performers
The "Good Morning Football" crew awards the Week 13 underdog performers.
Taylor Heinicke zips TD pass Antonio Gibson on third-and-goal
Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke completes a 4-yard touchdown pass to running back Antonio Gibson on third-and-goal against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Heinicke's pass placement couldn't be better on 35-yard connection with Logan Thomas
Washington Football Team Taylor Heinicke tosses a 35-yard pass to tight end Logan Thomas against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Cyn City: Frelund's Week 13 over/under projections
Will the Bucs and Falcons matchup equal lots of points? Analytics guru Cynthia Frelund dives into the numbers from this weekend's best matchups.
Warner: QBs who need to prove it in December
NFL Network's Kurt Warner names the quarterbacks who need to prove it in December.