A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Friday, Dec. 18, 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 Football team held practice at the Inova Sports Performance Center in Ashburn, Virginia, on Dec. 17, 2020. (Photos courtesy of Elijah Walter Griffin Sr./Washington Football Team and Emilee Fails/Washington Football Team)
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier reports on Deshazor Everett being placed on Injured Reserve.
-- The Washington Post's Les Carpenter gives his perspective on how Ron Rivera should handle Washington's recent high praises.
-- The Washington Post's Scott Allen recaps national pundits suggesting that Washington could be a serious problem for NFC contenders.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala provides an update on Alex Smith and Antonio Gibson ahead of Sunday.
-- ESPN's John Keim reports on Washington losing Deshazor Everett to Injured Reserve.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that Washington's defensive rise goes beyond Chase Young.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Peter Hailey highlights what is important to Terry McLaurin this season.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux provides a practice report on Alex Smith and Antonio Gibson.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux also looks at whether Terry McLaurin or DK Metcalf will have a better career.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryam Holmer shares that an ESPN analyst believes Washington's Super Bowl window opens in 2021.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standing writes that Pete Carroll's coach-centered approach helped inspire Washington's new culture. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock also provides a film breakdown of Dwayne Haskins Jr.'s performance against the 49ers. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Ben Standing gives his perspective on how Washington has new hopes. (Subscription)
-- The Washington Times' Matthew Paras writes on Terry McLaurin being the cream of the crop from a packed 2019 draft class.
-- The Washington Times' Matthew Paras also writes on the possibility of Alex Smith playing on Sunday.
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about Washington's quarterback situation for Sunday's matchup. (Subscription)
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