Tuesday was cut down day – arguably the toughest day to be an NFL player – especially if you’re on the bubble. The Commanders trimmed their roster down to 53 players, and with it came a few surprises.Read More
It is doubtful that any other position on the roster, will see as little turnover as the running back position. In all likelihood, Washington will open the 2021 season, exactly as they finished the 2020 season.
Washington finished 2020 with a backfield of Antonio Gibson, Peyton Barber, and J.D. McKissic. The three of them finished the season with 1368 yards rushing (795 + 258 + 365) collectively – not exactly breath-taking. Is that cause for optimism or fret in 2021?Read More
The Washington Football Team began it’s annual two-day rookie minicamp at the Inova Sports Performance Center on Friday. On Thursday, the entire 2021 draft class were signed beforehand. The team announced that all ten players drafted, had been signed to contracts.
Terms of most of the deals were not released, but third-round pick Benjamin St-Juste signed a four-year deal worth $5.1 million. That’s more than half a million more than the minimum. Perhaps that provides some insight as to how all the deals were done so quickly.Read More
Here’s a breakdown of all of Washington’s 2021 NFL free-agent signings, and how some of the players are expected to contribute:
Updated: May 24th
Curtis Samuel, WR
The former Carolina Panther has agreed to a 3-year, $34.5 million deal with Washington, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Washington considered it a big need to get more downfield speed, and did so. Not only did they fill their number two receiver slot to pair with Terry McLaurin, they chose his friend and former teammate at Ohio State. Samuels can operate outside or in the slot, and offensive coordinator Scott Turner already knows how to tap into Samuel’s versatility. Grade: ARead More