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Wake Up Washington 11/13: Turning The Attention To The Lions

The Washington Football Team's defense celebrates a play during its game against the New York Giants. (Elijah Walter Griffin Sr./Washington Football Team)

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Football Team.

-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala dives into how Alex Smith starting will impact the offense as a whole.

-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier empties his notebook entering Week 10.

-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala reports that Alex Smith being Washington's starting quarterback could help Dwayne Haskins Jr.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey writes that Chase Young respects Adrian Peterson but doesn't fear him.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux highlights the matchup between Terry McLaurin and Jeff Okudah.

-- NBC Sports Washington's Matt Weyrich writes about Morgan Moses nearly retired from the NFL after his father died.

-- The Athletic's Rhiannon Walker dives into Alex Smith making his first start in two seasons. (Subscription)

-- The Athletic's Ben Standing also empties his Washington Football Team notebook. (Subscription)

-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock believes Alex Smith shows promise despite three interceptions against the Giants. (Subscription)

-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock also delves into why Washington's run defense struggled against the Giants. (Subscription)

-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about Washington playing Adrian Peterson. (Subscription)

-- The Washington Time's Matthew Paras writes about Alex Smith's comfortability in Scott Turner's offense.

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