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  • Lamar Miller Having Strong Training Camp

    Washington Football Team running back Lamar Miller is having an impressive training camp as he battles for a roster spot. Zach Selby reports that Miller has been taking off for some nice runs and making plays during his practice reps. Miller will need to continue to impress if he wants to crack the Washington roster, as they will likely only have three running backs when the season starts. Antonio Gibson and J.D. McKissic are locked into the RB1 and RB2 roles, so Miller is battling with Peyton Barber, Jaret Patterson, and Jonathan Williams for the final spot on the depth chart. Even if Miller makes the final roster he won't possess any fantasy value unless Gibson or McKissic miss any time.

    Aug 3 · Source via Football Team Lamar Miller
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Clearly The Starter In Washington

    Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera wanted friendly competition for the starting quarterback spot during training camp, as veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick and Taylor Heinicke battled for the starting nod. It seemed it was Fitzpatrick's job to lose, and that continues to be the case as we head into the second week of camp. During the full pad session on Tuesday, Fitzpatrick connected multiple times with tight end Logan Thomas in the end zone and got running back J.D. McKissic involved in the passing game as well. Fitzpatrick is surrounded by a formidable group of skill position players and has been put in a position to succeed under Scott Turner's offensive system. He is a QB2 in fantasy with weekly streaming appeal.

    Aug 3 · Source via Football Team Ryan Fitzpatrick
  • Ron Rivera Not Concerned About Curtis Samuel's Absence

    Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera was asked if he was concerned with Curtis Samuel's absence from the start of training camp, but Rivera made it known that he is confident Samuel can come in and be comfortable in the offense right away. Samuel is familiar with Rivera and offensive coordinator Scott Turner, as he played in that offense during his time with the Carolina Panthers. Samuel was held out of OTAs with a groin injury which also kept him off the field for the beginning of camp. Samuel was then added to the COVID-19 reserve list, further delaying his arrival at camp. He will need some time to get on the same page with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, but he should have plenty of time to build a rapport prior to week 1 against the Los Angeles Chargers. Samuel should have the biggest role of his career in 2021, making him a WR3 in fantasy with upside for more.

    Aug 3 · Source via Football Team Curtis Samuel
  • DeAndre Carter Impressive In Training Camp

    Washington Football Team wide receiver DeAndre Carter has made quite the impression through the early stages of the team's training camp. The 28-year-old is battling for a roster spot, and head coach Ron Rivera has been impressed with his play. Team reporter Zach Selby noted that Carter has been making plays throughout the entirety of training camp, and his versatility is giving him a strong chance at a roster spot. The dual return ability of Carter is making him stand out, along with some impressive touchdown receptions during the team practices. Carter will not be on the fantasy radar even if he were to make the roster, but his impressive camp is worth noting. A lot would need to transpire for Carter to possess any sort of fantasy value, so he can be disregarded for the time being.

    Jul 31 · Source via Football Team DeAndre Carter
  • Guard Brandon Scherff, Tackle David Sharpe Land On COVID-19 List

    Washington Football Team All-Pro offensive guard Brandon Scherff and offensive tackle David Sharpe were added to the COVID-19 Reserve List on Saturday. The two join wide receiver Curtis Samuel, cornerback Chris Miller, defensive tackle Matt Ioannidis, and offensive tackle Cornelius Lucas, bringing the team's total up to six. The loss of Scherff for the time being could have an impact on running back Antonio Gibson and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick during camp, as the offense will have to take reps with some second-team offensive linemen. This is not a cause for concern, as there will be plenty of time for the Washington Football Team to get their COVID-19 situation under control.

    Jul 31 · Source via Football Team Ryan Fitzpatrick
  • Logan Thomas To Be Go-To Red Zone Target

    Fresh off a three-year contract extension, Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas is building a strong connection with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick at training camp. While running red zone offense drills, Fitzpatrick connected with Thomas multiple times. Washington Football Team reporter Zach Selby said that Thomas will be a favorite target of Fitzpatrick's close to the end zone this season. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Thomas caught six touchdowns in 2020, and with a bigger role in the red zone this season, can improve his production in what projects to be a much improved offensive unity this season. He will probably be second in line for targets behind Terry McLaurin, with newly signed Curtis Samuel also pushing for targets. Thomas remains a safe option as a TE1 going into 2021.

    Jul 31 · Source via Football Team Logan Thomas
  • Terry McLaurin Dominating At Training Camp

    Going into his third season, Washington Football Team wide receiver Terry McLaurin is ready to make that next step into the elite category of receivers. Peter Hailey of NBC Sports Washington said McLaurin "balled out" during one-on-one drills on Friday. This is noteworthy because recently McLaurin said he "anticipates more one-on-one matches" because of the improved weapons that Washington has on offense heading into the 2021 season. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and McLaurin have already connected on several deep passes during some practice drills, so it seems their chemistry is right where it needs to be at this point during training camp. McLaurin is being drafted as a WR1 in fantasy, and with good reason. He is primed for a breakout season and has top-5 wide receiver potential this season.

    Jul 30 · Source via Football Team Terry McLaurin
  • Curtis Samuel Among Three Washington Players On COVID-19 List

    The Washington Football Team placed wide receiver Curtis Samuel, defensive tackle Matt Ioannidis, and cornerback Chris Miller on the COVID-19 list on Thursday. This comes after Samuel was put on the Physically Unable to Perform list at the start of camp after sustaining a groin injury during the team's minicamp in June. This isn't an ideal way for Samuel to begin his tenure with his new club, as training camp was supposed to be the time where he built a rapport with new quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Samuel could experience some chemistry issues to begin the season, but he will remain a WR3 with some upside for the time being.

    Jul 29 · Source via Football Team Curtis Samuel
  • Dyami Brown Making Strong Impression At Camp

    Washington Football Team rookie wide receiver Dyami Brown has already started to turn heads at his first training camp with the team. With wide receiver Curtis Samuel (groin) on the sidelines, Brown has been able to get some action with the first-team offense. The rookie was drafted because of his size and downfield playmaking ability, and this has been put on display during the team's practices. Brown caught a 40-yard pass after getting a few steps on his man on the left sideline. Although Brown is making a strong impression so far, it is likely he will be very limited in terms of opportunity this season. Wide receivers Terry McLaurin and Curtis Samuel are No. 1 and No. 2 on the depth chart, and there have been reports that Ryan Fitzpatrick has a strong connection with slot receiver Adam Humphries. With tight end Logan Thomas also in the mix, Brown will probably be fifth in line for targets this season unless someone misses time. He is not worth a roster spot in redraft leagues as of now.

    Jul 29 · Source via Football Team Dyami Brown
  • Ricky Seals-Jones Injures Leg At Practice

    Washington Football Team tight end Ricky Seals-Jones was helped off the field by trainers after injuring his right leg at practice on Thursday. Seals-Jones walked off the field gingerly, but the severity of the injury is not yet known. This is a tough blow for the 26-year-old, as he is battling for backup tight end duties behind starter Logan Thomas. Seals-Jones played in just two games last year, so it would be ideal for him to get a full training camp on the field to show what he can do. Seals-Jones possesses no fantasy value even if he were to win the backup role to Thomas, and would only be on the fantasy radar if Thomas missed some time.

    Jul 29 · Source via Football Team Ricky Seals-Jones
  • Curtis Samuel placed on Reserve/COVID-19 list

    Jul 29 · FantasyPros Football Team Curtis Samuel
  • Adam Humphries Growing Chemistry With Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Washington Football Team wide receiver Adam Humphries has reignited his chemistry with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick after reuniting in Washington. The two previously played together for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and have now found a strong connection over the first few training camp sessions. "Their chemistry was obvious throughout practice, as Fitzpatrick looked for the slot receiver on several plays. Not only did Humphries find ways to get open, but he also worked to get yards after the catch," says Zach Selby of the team's website. Humphries projects to be the third receiver on the depth chart, and could be an intriguing flier in deep leagues with PPR formats. He played in just seven games last season, putting up 23 receptions, 228 receiving yards, and two touchdowns. There probably won't be enough targets for him to have fantasy relevance unless Terry McLaurin or Curtis Samuel were to miss time. Treat him as a late-round stash in 12-14 team leagues.

    Jul 28 · Source via Football Team Ryan Fitzpatrick Adam Humphries
  • Terry McLaurin Wants To Be More Dangerous Deep Threat

    After the Washington Football Team signed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, they added a whole new dimension to their offense that they lacked last season. The 2020 offense lacked the ability to get explosive plays down the field, and that is something wide receiver Terry McLaurin prides himself on doing this season. "Being a lot more consistent, trying to be more of a deep-ball threat down the field so I can help stretch the offense more, McLaurin said. The third-year receiver has the opportunity to have a true breakout season with Fitzpatrick throwing him the ball. McLaurin should be able to improve in every statistical category this season after finishing with 87 receptions, 1,118 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns in 2020. He should be treated as a low-end WR1 with the potential to catapult into the elite tier of receivers in 2021.

    Jul 28 · Source via Football Team Terry McLaurin
  • Curtis Samuel Improving As Route-Runner

    Washington Football Team wide receiver Curtis Samuel received high praise from his former college teammate Terry McLaurin on Wednesday. Coming off the best season of his career, McLaurin said that Samuel has improved a lot from last year. "Understanding how to manipulate coverage, his route running has continued to get better, and using his intelligence to find new ways to get open." After setting a career-highs in receptions, receiving yards and rushing yards, Samuel has an opportunity to improve even further. With the biggest role of his career awaiting him in the Washington offense, Samuel has the potential for his first 1,000-yard receiving season. Samuel's versatility should give him some more rushing opportunities, which will heighten his fantasy floor. Draft Samuel as your WR3 with WR2 upside.

    Jul 28 · Source via Football Team Curtis Samuel
  • Rivera 'beyond frustrated' by WFT's low vax rate

    Jul 27 · ESPN Football Team
  • Curtis Samuel Placed On PUP List

    Washington Football Team wide receiver Curtis Samuel (groin) opens training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list. After sitting out of minicamp practices in June, Samuel's groin injury was described as a "tweak," so it is not considered to be serious. After being medically cleared, Samuel is eligible to come off the PUP list at any time. Samuel will lose some practice time with his new team, but he should be able to return soon enough to build a rapport with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Head coach Ron Rivera is familiar with the speedy receiver, so Samuel should have no trouble fitting into the Washington offense upon his eventual return to practice. Samuel can be considered a WR3 with WR2 upside, and he is well worth his average draft position of 114.

    Jul 27 · Source via Football Team Curtis Samuel
  • Ron Rivera Wants Competition For Starting QB Job

    In his media availability at the Washington Football Team's training camp, head coach Ron Rivera made it known he wants there to be competition for the starting quarterback job when he was asked if Ryan Fitzpatrick would get all the first-team repetitions. Fitzpatrick and quarterback Taylor Heinicke will battle it out in training camp. Heinicke made a good impression in the 2020 playoffs against the eventual Super Bowl Champions, however, it still seems that it's Fitzpatrick's job to lose. Two viable options at the quarterback position is something that Washington did not have last season, so the eventual starter will have to earn the job this year. Fitzpatrick will be a QB2 in fantasy and can be an appealing weekly streaming option.

    Jul 27 · Source via Football Team Ryan Fitzpatrick Taylor Heinicke
  • Washington Signs Logan Thomas To Three-Year Extension

    Coming off a breakout season, the Washington Football Team has signed tight end Logan Thomas to a three-year contract extension. Thomas set a career-high with 72 receptions, 670 receiving yards and six touchdowns in 2020. He will look to build on his career-best season with new quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, as more consistency from the position could vault him into the top tier of tight ends in 2021. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Thomas will be one of Washington's go-to targets in the passing game, and one of their main targets in the red zone. With minimal depth at the TE position, the 30-year-old will compete for targets primarily with wide receivers Terry McLaurin and Curtis Samuel. Thomas is a mid- to back-end TE1 this season, with the potential for more.

    Jul 27 · Source via Football Team Logan Thomas
  • Washington Signs Jonathan Allen To Four-Year Extension

    The Washington Football Team has signed defensive tackle Jonathan Allen to a four-year, $72 million contract extension. Allen will be a key piece to one of the best defensive lines in football, which includes the likes of Chase Young, Daron Payne and Montez Sweat. The 2017 first-round pick has played in all but one game since the 2018 season, and he is coming off a season where he registered two sacks, 63 tackles (36 solo), 14 quarterback hits and one fumble recovery. Washington will be bringing back an elite defense that carried them to a division title in the 2020 season and will look to repeat as division champions with their improved offense.

    Jul 26 · Source via Football Team Jonathan Allen
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Has Huge Opportunity With Washington

    The Washington Football Team brought in quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick during free agency to spark an offense that was extremely underwhelming in 2020. With one of the league's top defenses and potentially the most talented group of skill players he has ever had, Fitzpatrick is excited for his opportunity in Washington. "This is the best situation I've ever been in, or the best situation that I've ever gone into as the guy. Physically, I feel great. Mentally, emotionally, I'm in the right spot. I just think I am set up for success this year and I am really looking forward to it," Fitzpatrick said. The youthful skill position group of Terry McLaurin, Curtis Samueland Antonio Gibson should make life easier for the veteran in 2021. With speed all over the field and a big target at tight end in Logan Thomas, the 38-year-old is worth a roster spot as a QB2 and offers weekly streaming appeal.

    Jul 20 · Source via Football Team Ryan Fitzpatrick
  • J.D. McKissic Wants Expanded Role

    During the 2020 season, Washington Football Team running back J.D. McKissic showed that he can be one of the best pass-catching backs in the NFL. Going into 2021, McKissic made it a priority to add weight so that he is able to be more effective running between the tackles. When asked about his expectation for next season, McKissic said, "Not to limit myself to just be a one-run type back. That means a lot to me to be able to get those types of runs in games." On 85 carries, McKissic rushed for 365 yards last season. Although McKissic has expressed his desire for an increased role carrying the football, Washington has Antonio Gibson ready to take a leap in his sophomore season. Unless something were to happen to Gibson, McKissic will likely once again see most of his work come in the passing game. He is worth a roster spot in PPR leagues and will have weekly flex appeal.

    Jul 20 · Source via Football Team J.D. McKissic