A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Wednesday, April 21, 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 Les Carpenter writes that Alex Smith made the most of his second chance.
-- The Washington Post's Barry Svrluga gives his opinion on the Washington Football Team's name.
-- The Washington Post's John Feinstein argues that Alex Smith should be in the Hall of Fame.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier writes that Washington is keeping all of its options open with the first-round pick.
-- ESPN's staff unveils its NFL Draft prospect matchmaker tool.
-- ESPN's John Keim also writes that Alex Smith's career was defined by his impact and overcoming obstacles.
-- ESPN's staff looks at how the NFL reacted to Alex Smith's retirement.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey looks at if Washington will exceed its expected win total.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey also looks back on Alex Smith's career in Washington.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey also writes about why he thinks Micah Parsons could fall to Washington in the draft.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Homler recaps Ryan Fitzpatrick's comments about a regretful text message he sent to Alex Smith.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay gives some insight on what he thinks Washington should do with the 19th pick.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ryan Homler looks at Trevor Matich's offensive line draft targets for Washington.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux provides five running backs Washington could target in the draft.
-- The Athletic's Matt Barrows examines Alex Smith's career. (Subscription)
-- The Athletic's Rhiannon Walker gives her ranks for Washington's options with the 19th pick. (Subscription)
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