A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Thursday, Nov. 12, 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 writes that Alex Smith is the NFL’s best story, but Washington’s next few weeks are about Dwayne Haskins.
-- 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.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that for Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith, returning to the lineup is just another comeback.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey explains why Antonio Gibson has barely been used on third down.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Wormeli writes about one expert believing Washington will sneak into the playoffs.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standing details the interactions between Washington's coaches and players with reporters over virtual meetings. (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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