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First Look: WFT vs Green Bay – Opening Line, Head-To-Head And More

The Washington Football Team limp into Lambeau Field to face the Green Bay Packers in Week 7. They are two teams that appear to be heading in different directions.

Washington were dismantled by Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs 31-13 at Fed Ex Field in Week 6. Subsequently, they fell to 2-4.

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are 5-1 after a big 24-14 divisional win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

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Week 7: Washington Tweaks Practice Squad With Four Moves

Washington made a couple of roster moves today, all practice squad related. The team announced this afternoon that they had added kicker Chris Blewitt and linebacker De’Jon Harris.

Blewitt was signed to the practice squad earlier in the month, but released just over a week later. He will have a tryout this week with two other kickers – Sam Sloman and Lirim Hajrullahu.

Washington also signed free agent linebacker De’Jon Harris. The 6’3″ Arkansas product, was signed by the New England patriots after going undrafted last year. The Green Bay Packers signed him to their practice squad when he was cut by the Patriots on cut-down day. He re-signed with the Packers at the close of the 2020 season, but was released during their final 2021 cuts.

To make room for the additions, Washington released wide receiver Kelvin Harmon, and safety Cole Luke.

Harmon spent the 2020 season on Washington’s non-football injury list, after tearing his ACL training. He was released in August, but signed to the team’s practice squad again a few weeks ago.

Luke’s stay was brief. He had only been re-signed to the practice squad last week.

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Week 6: WFT Vs Kansas City: Injuries, Odds, and Picks

The Washington Football Team and the Kansas City Chiefs enter their Week 6 match-up with identical records of 2-3. That’s probably more surprising for the latter than the former. Can Washington rebound from a disappointing loss to the New Orleans Saints last week?

The Chiefs were pounded by the Buffalo Bills. Will Patrick Mahomes punish a struggling WFT defense and get the Chiefs back to .500 on the road? Can Taylor Heinicke protect the ball better, against a Chiefs defense struggling as much as Washington’s?

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Taylor’s Number To Be Retired On Sunday With Zero Notice To Fans

Only two men in Washington Football history, have ever had their number retired – Sammy Baugh and Bobby Mitchell. On Sunday, Sean Taylor will enter that rarified air, and have his number ’21’ retired. The franchise is announcing it just three days before the actual event.

That seems inappropriate doesn’t it?

Doesn’t it feel like such a monumental thing should be celebrated and marketed for weeks ahead of time?

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Corn Elder Signed To Boost Banged Up Washington Secondary

The Washington Football Team needed to make a roster move today, after cornerback Darryl Roberts was put on Injured Reserve. Washington looked to Head Coach Ron Rivera’s former team as they have so often in his tenure. They signed cornerback Corn Elder off the Carolina Panthers’ practice squad on Wednesday.

Elder was drafted by Rivera and the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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First Look: WFT vs Kansas City – Injuries, Opening Lines And More

The Washington Football Team will square off against Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs at Fed Ex Field this week. Both teams head in to Week 6 action with identical 2-3 records.

Washington are coming off a disappointing 33-22 loss to the New Orleans Saints, where squandered opportunities kept them on the losing side of the ledger. The Chiefs on the other hand, were flat out pasted 38-20 at Arrowhead Stadium by the surging Buffalo Bills.

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Washington Waste Opportunities And Fall 33-22 At Fed Ex

The Washington Football Team didn’t put a very good foot forward at Fed Ex Field on Sunday. In a game where they certainly had some opportunities,  they were ultimately spanked by the New Orleans Saints 33-22.

Early on it looked like Washington’s defense might finally catch fire, when Colt Holcomb intercepted Jameis Winston on the Saints very first drive. The WFT couldn’t capitalize fully on the turnover but did manage a Dustin Hopkins field goal to take an early 3-0 lead.

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First Look: WFT Vs New Orleans and Opening Lines For Week 5

The Washington Football Team return home to Fed Ex Field this week, to face the New Orleans Saints in Week 5 action. Both teams come into the game with identical 2-2 records.

Washington are fresh off a big win over the Falcons, that saw Taylor Heinicke pull off some late game heroics. The WFT scored two touchdowns in the final five minutes, to edge out the Atlanta Falcons 34-30 at the Mercedes Benz Stadium. The win moved Washington to 2-2 on the season, and one game back of the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC East race.

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Atlanta Victory Comes At Huge Injury Cost For Washington

Washington may have dodged a loss on Sunday, but they weren’t able to dodge the injury bug.

It bit them hard. Really hard.

This week against New Orleans, the WFT will likely be without four of last week’s starters thanks to injuries. Two of the players are likely gone for the season.

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Washington Eke Out Last Minute 34-30 Win Over Atlanta

Taylor Heinicke and the Washington Football Team saved their best for last. Washington scored two highlight-reel touchdowns in the final five minutes, to steal a 34-30 win over the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes Benz Stadium on Sunday.

For much of Sunday’s game it looked like Washington’s continued defensive struggles may cost them. Matt Ryan and the league’s third worst offense, still hung 374 yards on Washington. Ryan threw four touchdown passes, and was 25 of 42 for 283 yards.

Fortunately for Washington, Heinicke had other ideas. Playing in front of family and friends in the metropolitan city that he grew up in, Heinicke pulled a proverbial rabbit out of his helmet in the last five minutes.

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