A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 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 Les Carpenter gives his perspective on what Monday's upset means for Ron Rivera's vision.
-- The Washington Post's Thomas Boswell writes that Ron Rivera and Alex Smith never quit. Now their team won’t, either.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier writes about the impact Logan Thomas, Cam Sims and J.D. McKissic had in Washington's win.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier also writes about the lesson Ron Rivera wanted to team his young team the day after a big win.
-- The Washington Post's Scott Allen gives four takeaways from Washington upsetting the Steelers.
-- The Washington Post's Scott Allen also highlights the good and the bad from Washington's win.
-- ESPN's John Keim shows how a support team, Taco Bell and trust helped Ron Rivera face cancer without missing a game.
-- ESPN's John Keim also writes about Washington defeating the Steelers at Heinz Field.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay highlights what Ron Rivera said about Washington playing its best against the Steelers.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey looks at how Graham Gano impacted Washington's decision to stick with Hopkins.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux writes that Ron Rivera only freaked out about Alex Smith's bloody leg momentarily.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux also recaps Rivera's comments about how WFT handles success will show culture change.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Homler ponders if Washington the team no one wants to see in the playoffs.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Kevin Brown writes about Brian Mitchell has a message for all the Chase Young doubters.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey looks at how Washington's supporting cast put on a show against the Steelers.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig reports on Washington finding some momentum against the Steelers. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig also writes that Scott Turner’s tweaks, Terry McLaurin’s presence were unseen keys to WFT’s win. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Rhiannon Walker writes about Washington staying in the NFC East race with historic win over the Steelers. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Rhiannon Walker also delves into the story behind James Smith-Williams' cause for My Cause, My Cleats. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock highlights how Logan Thomas contributed key plays in Washington's win over the Steelers. (Subscription)
-- The Washington Times' Andy Kostka looks at Logan Thomas contributing big plays that helped Washington beat the Steelers.
-- The Washington Times' Andy Kostka writes about Washington's defense continues dominant run of disrupting quarterbacks.
-- The Washington Times' Matt Paras writes that Rivera's culture change bearing fruits for Washington one year after first Snyder chat.
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Philips writes about how Alex Smith's "bloody sock drive" helped fuel Washington's comeback. (Subscription)
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