A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Football Team on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Football Team, presented by Death Wish Coffee.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier gives five things to watch in Washington's preseason game against the Patriots.
-- The Washington Post's Nicki Jhabvala also writes about Jaret Patterson's fight to earn a roster spot.
-- The Washington Post's Sam Fortier writes about Washington's preseason games being a test for the quarterbacks.
-- NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay writes about four things to watch during Washington's first preseason game.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux writes about Logan Thomas being a mentor to Sammis Reyes and John Bates.
-- NBC Sports Washington's Ethan Cadeaux also writes about Ron Rivera looking forward to coaching against Bill Belichick.
-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about DeAndre Carter's winding NFL journey.
-- The Athletic's Ben Standig writes about Montez Sweat's goals for Chase Young and himself in their careers. (subscription)
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