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Command Center | Episode 16
In this episode of Command Center we're focusing on the defense. Santana Moss and Logan Paulsen join Julie Donaldson to discuss the impact of Chase Young (5:31). Plus, Logan and Shawn Springs go inside the film room to breakdown defensive end Montez Sweat (9:26). Washington alumni London Fletcher sits down with linebacker Cole Holcomb in 'Old School, New School' (15:53). Then, Santana and Logan dive into their early NFC East defensive rankings (21:07).
Command Center | Episode 71
The Commanders look to create a streak with the 5-6 Atlanta Falcons coming into town on Sunday! Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to go inside the matchups they expect to see play out in FedExField this coming weekend (3:59). Then, London Fletcher is joined by Kendall Fuller for an interview discussing his first career touchdown, the defense, and what they're expecting from the Atlanta Falcons (8:14). Later, Logan and Santana go into the film room to break down how well the team is strategizing in their run game (13:48). Finally, with the team needing success to get into the playoffs, Santana and Logan share their keys to winning (18:49).
Command Center | Episode 70
There is plenty for Washington to be thankful for with 5 of their last 6 games ending in a victory. Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Fred Smooooot as they are cooking up a recipe for the Commanders to continue the success (2:19). Plus, Washington's defense is surging up the league rankings as of late and one of the reasons has been the play of 2nd year linebacker Jamin Davis. He joins Julie in the studio to discuss his growth and his adjustment to wearing the green sticker on game days (8:33). Next, London Fletcher and Santana Moss give you an exclusive look at Chase Young back on the practice field and how the team is preparing for the upcoming matchup against the Atlanta Falcons (12:40). Finally, Logan and Smoot hit the field to draw up the perfect play that's sure to carve up the defenses in your Turkey Bowl (18:32). So make room for another helping of Command Center!
Command Center | Episode 68
The Commanders road trip continues this weekend in Houston and Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to dive into the top matchups they expect to see play out on the field this Sunday (2:01). Plus, Brian Robinson JR. and the Commanders ground attack has shifted into high gear over the past few weeks. He joins Julie to discuss Washington's recent success on pounding the rock (13:01). Senior team writer Zach Selby goes behind enemy lines to talk with the Texans lead writer Deepi Sidhu on what she thinks Houston needs to do against Washington (17:53). Finally, with the team coming off one of the biggest upsets of the season, the crew discuss the keys to winning and staying focused in order to leave Houston with another win (19:50).
Command Center | Episode 67
Washington is hitting their stride! Julie Donaldson is with Logan Paulsen and Fred Smooooot as they take a look at the reason for the Commanders' recent success in all three phases of the game (1:50). Then, Logan and Fred go inside the film room to break down how Washington's running attack was the foundation for a dominating performance on Monday night (6:20). Plus, Commander kicker Joey Slye is coming off a career day against the Eagles and he stops by to discuss the success on Special Teams ahead of this week's matchup against one of his former teams (11:49). Next, Logan and Fred head to the practice field to give a demonstration on how Jon Allen can dominate in Houston next Sunday (16:42). And after handing the Eagles their first loss of the season, makes sure Washington keeps their focus as they prepare for the 1-win Houston Texans (20:23).
Command Center | Episode 66
Bye, Eagles, Bye! It's Victory Tuesday as the Commanders took down the previous undefeated Philadelphia Eagles in primetime on Monday Night Football! Julie Donaldson is with Logan Paulsen and Fred Smoot as they break down the highlights (2:14). Then, it is Mission Debrief as the crew gives analysis on the play of Terry McLaurin and Taylor Heinicke (7:28). Next, Logan and Fred go inside the film room to show how the defense dominated Jalen Hurts and the supposed powerful Eagles offensive (12:47). Finally, the crew looks at the next 7 games and give their thoughts on what it will take to make the playoffs! (18:36).
Command Center | Episode 65
We are inching closer to our Monday night matchup in Philadelphia where the Eagles are flying into this one undefeated, but they have to lose sometime, right? So why not the Commanders?! Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to take you inside the key matchups headed into primetime (4:06). Next, our captain London Fletcher goes 1-on-1 with quarterback Taylor Heinicke to find out how he and the offense are getting ready for this one and the legend gives Taylor a few tips on dealing with those Philly fans (8:00). Next, the Washington Branded crew has some fresh content as we have a sneak peak of the newest Commander Code with Logan Thomas and Vernon Davis answering some fan questions and The Player's Club with London, Santana, and Jon Allen sitting down for an in-depth chat about the love of footballs (10:50). Staff Writer Zach Selby goes behind enemy lines to get the Eagles accounting report on the Commanders when he chats with their insider Dave Spadaro (17:03). Finally, if the Commanders are going to leave Lincoln Financial Field with the win on Monday, what needs to go their way and who needs to step up? Santana and Logan Paulsen give the keys to victory (19:16).
Command Center | Episode 64
We're on to the undefeated Eagles in this edition of Command Center. Bram Weinstein, Logan Paulsen, and London Fletcher analyze why the Eagles have been so effective on both sides of the ball this season (2:10), then later they hit the field to demo what it will take for the Commanders' defense to slow down a potent Philly passing game (16:52). One player who will be key to slowing down A.J. Brown and Devonta Smith is cornerback Benjamin St-Juste, and Logan catches up with him after today's practice (12:50). Then, the guys hit the film room to break down why Washington's rushing game is on the precipice of producing some chunk plays (6:22).
Command Center | Episode 63
A field goal in the closing seconds sealed the come-from-behind win for Minnesota over Washington Sunday. Julie Donaldson hosts Logan Paulsen and Fred Smooooooooot as they share their instant reactions from the heartbreaker (1:45). Then, one of the bright spots on Sunday was the Commanders defensive unit looking to dominate for long stretches. Logan and Fred head to the inside the film room for a closer look at what made them effective (12:38). And the fans have some hot takes after this one and the crew always hears what you have been saying. See if Logan and Fred agree in a game of HAIL YES or HAIL NO! (19:09)
Command Center | Episode 62
With Kirk Cousins leading the red hot Vikings to town this Sunday, Julie Donaldson hosts Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to break down Kirk's much anticipated return to DC (4:24). Plus, Washington has been spreading the wealth on offense, and one of the guys benefitting is wide receiver Curtis Samuel. The star WR joins London Fletcher to discuss Washington's winning streak and chemistry with Taylor Heinicke (8:24). Senior team reporter Zach Selby goes behind enemy lines to chat with his Vikings counterpart to get a glimpse of how Minnesota is preparing for their visit to the nation's capital (12:50). Next, former Washington TE Vernon Davis grabs a meal with Logan Thomas when the past meets the present as they play a fun game of Command Who!? (16:47) And with Minnesota riding a winning streak of their own, the crew shares their keys for Washington to earn the victory in front of all the home fans at FedExField on Sunday (19:29).
Command Center | Episode 61
Chase Young is back! Julie Donaldson hosts London Fletcher and Santana Moss as they analyze what having Young back at practice means to the team (1:18). Then, the Commanders welcome back a familiar face to FedExField as Kirk Cousins and the red-hot Vikings come to DC. The crew previews Kirk's first trip back to the capital as the opposition (3:09). Plus, offensive coordinator Scott Turner has been getting creative with his wide receivers on offense, Logan Paulsen dives into the film room to highlight the WR corps success in Indy (6:28). Next, London and Santana get an exclusive look into practice and they breakdown how the team is preparing for the Vikings (12:17). Then, Santana grabs Terry McLaurin as he comes off the practice field to talk about he can ride his emotional homecoming in Indianapolis into the game this Sunday (16:39). Finally, the crew discusses Washington's winning streak and what they think it will take to grab consecutive victory number four (21:11)
Command Center | Episode 60
It's a Victory Monday and Happy Halloween as Scary Terry and the Commanders got their third win in a row with their victory over the Colts in Indy. Goose (Julie Donaldson) is with Bob Ross (Logan Paulsen) and Maverick (Fred Smooooot) to take you through the highlights from Sunday's game (2:11). The, the crew discusses the magic of Taylor Heinicke and how the defense has been rising to the occasion in crucial situations (7:33). Then, Logan and Fred go inside the film room to look at Terry McLaurin and how Washington gets their dynamic playmaker the ball (11:35). finally, it's a game of Trick or Treat and don't miss what Smoot has to say (18:25)!
Command Center | Episode 59
Sunday will be an emotional homecoming for Indianapolis native Terry McLaurin. Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to preview his matchup along with the other top battles they expect to see on the field Sunday (3:42). Plus Washington's defense hit their stride and one of the big reasons why has been the return of safety Kam Curl. London Fletcher catches up with the hard hitting defensive back in an exclusive interview immediately following today's practice to get some insights on how the Commanders are preparing for the Colts (7:00). Next, Washington Branded has some great content featuring both Terry McLaurin and Antonio Gibson coming soon and you get a sneak peak of some new features coming soon (11:36). And with Indy making a change under center, senior reporter Zach Selby goes behind enemy lines to investigate how Colts QB Sam Ehlinger is getting ready for his start this Sunday (17:35). Finally, the crew gives you their keys to winning at Lucas Oil Stadium and come home with their third victory in a row! (19:55)
Command Center | Episode 58
Heinicke! Heinicke! Heinicke! Julie Donaldson hosts London Fletcher and Santana Moss as they discuss how QB Taylor Heinicke and the Commanders have contributed to the momentum shift in DC (1:46). The ground game has been running down hill at full force and Logan Paulsen is in the film room breaking down how Scott Turner is utilizing his dynamic backfield (5:43). Then, Heinicke sits down for an interview with Julie as they discuss his return to action, how his cheesehead family reacted to the DC victory, and his friendship with Jon Allen (11:08). Next, London and Santana head down to the practice field and give you an exclusive look at what the team is doing to prepare for their upcoming matchup with the Colts (15:22). Finally, it's a game of "Stat or Fiction" as the crew attempts to see how well they know some interesting NFL statistics (20:25).
Command Center | Episode 57
It's Victory Monday! Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Fred Smooooooot to talk all about the second victory in a row for the Commanders. First, the crew goes through all the highlights in the win over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (1:33) before the "Mission Debrief" where they discuss all the ways Washington took control on the field (6:38). Then, Logan and Fred go inside the film room to breakdown what Taylor Heinicke did on the field to help spark Washington's offense (11:44). Finally, it's time for "The Player's Dub" as Logan and Smoot give their awards to who on the Commanders deserves a special shoutout for the big W (19:47).
Command Center | Episode 56
The Commanders look to make it two in a row this weekend when they host the Green Bay Packers. Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss as they preview the top matchups expected to play out on the field (1:47). Plus, the Commanders will have a new man under center this week, Taylor Heinicke joins London Fletcher to discuss how last seasons meeting with Green Bay is helping him ease back into the starting line up (8:13). Next, its homecoming weekend and the Commanders are rolling out the red carpet for the Alumni. We have exclusive Washington Branded content staring some of the greatest to ever wear the burgundy and gold (13:50). Finally, the crew gives you their keys to winning and securing a victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (19:38)
Command Center | Episode 55
It's officially Heinicke time in Washington. Julie Donaldson hosts London Fletcher and Santana Moss to talk about the new starting quarterback's strengths ahead of his season debut (2:02). And after missing the first two games of the season with a thumb injury, safety Kam Curl is making his presence felt on the defense. Logan Paulsen and Fred Smoot go inside the film room to highlight his best moments put on tape (7:11). Plus, London Fletcher and Santana Moss go down to the practice field to see how the team is preparing for this weekend's matchup against the Packers (13:07). Finally, the crew talks about their favorite memories as players for Washington headed into Alumni Weekend and the halftime celebration at FedExField this Sunday (18:42)
Command Center | Episode 54
On this episode of Command Center, Michael Jenkins is joined by Fred Smoot and Logan Paulsen to talk about the week ahead. First, the crew talks about what could happen with Heinicke at the helm after reports that Carson Wentz could be missing some time with the team (2:28). Next, Brian Robinson returned to the field in week 5 against the Tennessee Titans, he is mic'd up for his first game since being a victim of gun violence (6:20). Then, Logan Paulsen and Fred Smoot go to the film room to break down the defense making crucial plays (12:42). Lastly, they play a game of 'interesting or important' to see what's interesting or important in terms of team stats (18:11).
Command Center | Episode 53
After a quick turnaround, the Commanders secured a win in Chicago to snap their 4 game losing streak. Bram Weinstein is joined by Logan Paulsen, and Santana Moss to sit down for a Mission Debrief (6:35). Next, for Washington football's 90th year, the show revisits the last Washington vs Chicago Thursday night matchup. Then, our current 24, Antonio Gibson, is joined by Washington alum, Shawn Springs for a competitive game of trivia on Commander Code (13:23). Lastly, Bram, Logan, and Santana share their final thoughts on Chicago and what they are anticipating for week seven against the Packers (18:53)
Command Center | Episode 52
It's a short week, so we've got your game preview on a Tuesday on this Command Center. London Fletcher and Santana Moss go inside the matchup with the Bears and identify the battles Washington has to win to come out of Chicago with the win (4:10). Later, London and Santana hit the practice field to take a deeper look at the linebackers and defensive ends (12:27), and after practice London catches up with Montez Sweat (8:16). Lastly, the duo gives Julie Donaldson their keys to winning their Thursday night matchup to snap a 4 game losing skid (18:43).
Command Center | Episode 51
The Commanders fought back but the bid fell short against Tennessee. Julie Donaldson invited Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to take a look back at Washington's Week 5 performance before quickly turning their attention to Chicago (6:02). Then, rookie running back Brian Robinson made his much anticipated season debut, he joined Julie to discuss his emotional return to the field (10:15). And with a short week ahead, Logan and Santana go into the film room to analyze the offensive side of the ball on what the Commanders do well and what they can improve on (13:45).
Command Center | Episode 50
On this episode of Command Center, Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to look at how Washington can end their 3 game losing streak in this Sunday's matchup against the Titans (4:05). The crew dives in to the top matchups to look out for and how the Commanders can ensure an advantage. Then, linebacker Jamin Davis is off to a strong start to his 2nd season and he talks with legend London Fletcher about what's changed for him in year two (7:56). Next, staff writer Zach Selby has a chat with senior staff writer for Tennessee to get an in-depth scouting report on the Titans (16:27). Finally, it is no secret that the Commanders will need to stop Titans start running back Derrick Henry, but Logan and Santana give you the other keys to a Washington victory you may have overlooked (19:04).
Command Center | Episode 49
Commanders head coach Ron Rivera is feeling the frustration after losing three straight and Julie Donaldson brings in London Fletcher and Santana Moss to preview how Washington can turn things around against the Titans (:57). Plus, Jamin Davis is off to a strong start to his second NFL season and Logan Paulsen stops by to go inside the film room to dissect where Davis is making his improvements on the field (6:15). Then, the team welcomed a familiar face back at practice this week as running back Brian Robinson made his return from the non-football injury list. Julie is joined by Pro Football Focus lead draft analyst Mike Renner to give some insights on the impact Robinson can bring to the Commanders offense (10:42). Finally, with powerful running back Derrick Henry coming to town this weekend, London and Santana hit the practice field with an exclusive look at what Washington is doing to prepare (13:28).