A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Football Team.
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-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala reports on the Washington Football Team not allowing fans in FedExField against the Cincinnati Bengals.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala also writes about Ron Rivera saying Alex Smith could "possibly" be a long term answer at quarterback.
-- The Washington's Post Nicki Jhabvala recaps Washington's 30-27 loss to the Lions.
-- The Washington's Post Sam Fortier writes about Chase Young taking ownership of "rookie mistake" that set up Detroit's game-winner.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that Ron Rivera believes Alex Smith is back as a player.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Homler takes a look at Chris Cooley's opinion on Dustin Hopkins.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux writes about how Washington has fared against Heisman winners.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Matt Weyrich reports that Ron Rivera values Alex Smith's ability to distribute the ball to young players.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Kevin Brown writes that Ron Rivera believes Joe Burrow is "the real deal."
-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock dives into the big plays Washington's defense allowed Sunday.(Subscription)
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips contemplates Washington's future. (Subscription)
-- The Washington Times' Thom Loverro writes about what Alex Smith's inspiring comeback means for his opponents.
-- The Washington Times' Matt Paras writes about Alex Smith's fight is helping a young team grow.
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