A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Thursday, Dec. 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.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhablava provides the latest on Antonio Gibson's and Alex Smith's injuries.
-- The Washington Post's Les Carpenter gives his perspective on how Ron Rivera should handle Washington's recent high praises.
-- 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.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that Washington's defensive rise goes beyond Chase Young.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Peter Hailey writes on as Antonio Gibson heals, Washington has showed belief in their other running backs.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Peter Hailey also reports on how Alex Smith's calf injury limited him vs. the 49ers.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay gives a practice report on Dwayne Haskins getting first team reps.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryam Holmer shares that an ESPN analyst believes Washington's Super Bowl window opens in 2021.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standing predicts Washington's 2021 starting lineup. (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 Washington Times' Matthew Paras writes on Terry McLaurin being the cream of the crop from a packed 2019 draft class.
-- The Washington Times' Matthew Paras also writes on the possibility of Alex Smith playing on Sunday.
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about Washington's quarterback situation for Sunday's matchup. (Subscription)
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