The Washington Football Team didn’t play a part in the playoffs, but Wild Card Weekend was extremely enjoyable for fans. For starters, the Eagles proved they didn’t belong in the tournament by getting drubbed on the road in Tampa Bay.
Even before the Washington Football Team brings in any new faces this offseason, there’s reason to be bullish on their future. After all, it’s just not possible for the club to endure as much adversity as it did throughout the 2021-22 regular season.
The Washington Football Team will be in the quarterback business in 2022. Washington will likely be aggressive in seeking a veteran quarterback before the 2022 NFL draft, but if that pursuit fails, then it’s all about landing one of the draft’s top passers.
The Washington Football Team’s 2021 season was very much defined by a pair of four-game losing streaks. The club did great to overcome the first skid by winning four straight coming out of the bye, but they lost the next four games; two each against the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles.
The Washington Football Team heads into the 2022 offseason with one glaring need. It’s the same glaring need it’s been for years: quarterback. Yes, Washington has other needs, but if the quarterback position isn’t fixed for 2022, Ron Rivera’s seat could become warm with another sub-.500 record next season.
There are all sorts of ways to measure player efficiency in 2022. Football Outsiders and Pro Football Focus first come to mind when using different forms of data to evaluate individual and team performance.
Current Washington Football Team quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick missed the majority of the 2021 season because of a hip injury, but he didn't let that stop him from cheering on the Buffalo Bills, his former employer, on Saturday night.
If you were watching the NFC wild-card game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles Sunday on Fox 5 in the Washington, D.C. area, you likely saw the following commercial promoting the Washington Football Team’s upcoming name reveal.
What could a franchise quarterback bring to Washington? Every single fan of the Washington Football Team must by now want and expect the Washington brass to be in hot pursuit of either a franchise QB through a trade or a draft choice in the 2022 offseason.
The Washington Football Team surprised everyone in 2020 when they won the NFC East despite a 7-9 record in Ron Rivera’s first season as head coach. A big reason for Washington’s success in 2020 was the offensive line.
The NFC East continues to be maligned by some, but as the Washington Football Team knows all too well, these expanded NFL playoffs feature a pair of division rivals that won 12 and 10 games, respectively.
Coach Ron Rivera made his final weekly appearance of the 2021 season on the “Kevin Sheehan Show” on The Team 980 (M-F, 6-9 am). “I am not satisfied with it (2021 season); I’m even disappointed, to be honest”, said Rivera.
Rivera added he's open to drafting and then starting a rookie at QB, but rumors continue to hint that Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson and Jimmy Garoppolo are among proven commodities who could be available via trades.