A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.
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 Thomas Boswell writes about Washington being a team worth watching again.
-- The Washington Post's Scott Allen recaps national pundits suggesting that Washington could be a serious problem for NFC contenders.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier writes about Ron Rivera's success in December and Washington's playoff odds.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier looks at three drives that illustrate how the defense has dominated.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala writes that Washington's late-season surge is being guided by the energy of its young players.
-- The Washington Post's Barry Svrluga gives his perspective on the attention Chase Young and the Washington Football Team deserves.
-- The Washington Post's Les Carpenter gives his perspective on how Dwayne Haskins showed signs he can step in if Washington needs him.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that Washington's defensive rise goes beyond Chase Young.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay writes that Ron Rivera doesn't want Dwayne Haskins to "carry the weight" for the whole team.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey ponders if Sam Darnold could be the ideal QB to take over Washington in 2021?
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux explains what have been the biggest surprises of Washington's season thus far.
-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock looks at how Jonathan Allen has dominated the inside of the defensive line. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Mark Bullock also provides a film breakdown of Dwayne Haskins Jr.'s performance against the 49ers. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Ben Standing gives his perspective on how Washington has new hopes. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's David Aldridge reports on how Washington is doing the pushing around. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Rhiannon Walker writes about how Chase Young's historic half helped lead Washington to victory on Sunday. (Subscription)
-- The Washington Times' Matt Paras writes about what Kam Curl's emergence means for Landon Collins.
-- The Washington Times' Thom Loverro writes about Washington's turnaround under Ron Rivera.
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about Washington's quarterback situation. (Subscription)
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