A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Football Team.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier looks at how Chase Young's upbringing helped make him a "crazy unusual" leader.
-- The Washington Post's Les Carpenter writes about Washington's playoff chances with Alex Smith at quarterback.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier details Taylor Heinicke "bizarre" road to Washington.
-- ESPN's John Keim also writes about how Washington is playing with "house money" entering win-and-in game.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay looks at Ryan Kerrigan's career in Washington.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Wormeli writes about Chris Harris being excited for Kamren Curl.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Matt Weyrich highlights footage of Alex Smith taking first team reps in practice.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay gives some insight the Eagles' injury report.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig empties his notebook ahead of the regular season finale. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Rhiannon Walker answers questions on Thaddeus Moss and more from her mailbag. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Dan Pompei chronicles Ron Rivera's battle with cancer. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig and David Aldridge delve into Chase Young's basketball potential. (Subscription)
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about Washington's offense trying to avoid making unfortunate history. (Subscription)
-- The Washington Times' Matt Paras looks at Washington's win-or-go-home history.
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