All atwitter will be posted at the beginning of every day (at midnight in Washington, DC). The goal is to give readers a handy spot to check the Washington Football Team beat writers & bloggers, national sports journalists, and football fans to keep up on the latest news and opinions about the WFT, the NFL, and sports in general, along with a smattering of other things.
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Don’t miss your chance to hear from Prince George’s County native, Kevin Durant during an exclusive Q&A session with Julie Donaldson during our first-ever, virtual Welcome Home Luncheon taking place TODAY, September 9th at 11:45AM EST.
— Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) September 9, 2020
Washington is working out veteran free agent kicker Brett Maher, according to the transaction wire. Was with the Cowboys in 2018-19. Signed with the Jets after the ’19 season but was cut Aug. 31.
— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) September 9, 2020
Asked why Wash worked out another kicker this week. The explanation: have to be prepared. What if Hopkins gets sick on Saturday? Need to have someone ready.
— John Keim (@john_keim) September 9, 2020
Eagles sign Richard Rodgers. He’ll be TE3. Knows the offense, plays special teams, spent offseason with the Wk1 opponent…
It’s Rodgers’ third year with the Eagles.
— Zach Berman (@ZBerm) September 8, 2020
Baylor-Louisiana Tech is officially postponed. The schools have agreed to monitor dates throughout the season to potentially make up the game. Here’s a statement from Louisiana Tech AD Tommy McClelland on the team’s outbreak: pic.twitter.com/ObvfUvMcnA
— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) September 9, 2020
Between 8/30 and 9/5, the #NFL administered 17,519 COVID-19 tests to 2,641 players. The number of confirmed positive tests? ONE.
— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) September 8, 2020
Under the protocols recently updated by NFL and NFLPA, Chiefs and Texans today undergo final PCR testing before Thursday night’s opener. Anyone with an inconclusive result still could be cleared through point-of-care testing Thursday if result is available 2 hours before kickoff.
— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) September 9, 2020
First part of a three-part series on @TheAthleticDC today looking at the basics of some coverage schemes Washington could look to use this season. This part focuses on Cover 1 and variations 1 Plug and 1 Lurk/Robber: https://t.co/NbOGScfXtF
— Mark Bullock (@MarkBullockNFL) September 9, 2020
Doug Pederson on Ron Rivera starting cancer treatments
“I know it’s got to be tough on him. I expect to see him Sunday.
I continue to pray for him”
“I sort of look to and study and see how he approaches things.
I have a lot of respect for him. He does it the right way” pic.twitter.com/fn82jQTuv9
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) September 9, 2020
Doug Pederson on Play Calling in an empty FedEx Field on Sunday
“We still have to be smart with our cadences. We don’t want to — we’ve got to mix things up, obviously, communication. A lot of nonverbal, probably even more so, having more nonverbal communication”@6abc#Eagles pic.twitter.com/sygHrN4GtN
— Jeff Skversky 6abc (@JeffSkversky) September 9, 2020
The #Eagles fired their offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach this offseason one day after Doug Pederson said that both would be back. @Jeff_McLane has inside info on how that went down and how the offense will run this year. https://t.co/dBgJBfwGzU
— The Philadelphia Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) September 9, 2020
Agent David Mulugheta on Jalen Ramsey’s five-year, $105 million contract extension with the Rams that includes $71.2 million guaranteed at signing…. https://t.co/NrPeQCLYkt
— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) September 9, 2020
Ron Rivera not out on the field for the start of practice, but the WFT coach is in the building per a team spokesman. Rivera is expected out here later. Missed yesterday to begin treatment for squamous cell carcinoma. pic.twitter.com/CObltZBz3G
— Ben Standig (@BenStandig) September 9, 2020
Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder’s is trying to subpoena a lawyer with ties to the far right, and adult entertainment. And he allegedly sent private investigators to the lawyer’s office. My story: https://t.co/B6X70plLbE
— Daniel Kaplan (@KaplanSportsBiz) September 9, 2020