LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke lofted the ball into triple coverage like it was a Hail Mary throw.
On the sideline, coach Ron Rivera thought to himself, “Are you kidding me?”
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Acquiring quarterback Carson Wentz was just one part of the Washington Commanders' plan to open up the offense.
Drafting Jahan Dotson in the first round, along with getting receiver Curtis Samuel and Logan Thomas back from injuries, is expected to give Wentz plenty of options to work with.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Ron Rivera said the Washington Commanders plan to ramp up Curtis Samuel because of some questions about the wide receiver’s conditioning level in the aftermath of a lost 2021 season because of a groin injury.
ARIZONA at DALLAS
Cardinals: RB James Conner (heel); WR Rondale Moore (ankle); CB Marco Wilson (shoulder); TE Demetrius Harris (shoulder); DL Jordan Phillips (knee); DL Zach Kerr.
Cowboys: QB Will Grier; CB Maurice Canady; S Israel Mukuamu; C Matt Farniok; WR Simi Fehoko.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Garrett Gilbert is set to start at quarterback for Washington at Philadelphia in a key game Tuesday night that has NFC wild-card implications.
Taylor Heinicke and Kyle Allen were not able to get out of NFL COVID-19 protocol in time to play against the Eagles.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Tight end Logan Thomas and wide receiver Curtis Samuel were in uniform for Washington on Monday night against the banged-up Seattle Seahawks, who are down to two healthy running backs and are playing without their starting left guard.
Curtis Samuel did not know much about groin injuries until this year, when the shifty receiver figured out it’s just about the worst thing that could throw him off his game.
Samuel is expected to return for Washington on Monday night against the Seattle Seahawks after his lingering groin injury caused him to miss the vast majority of the season.
TAMPA BAY AT NEW ORLEANS
Buccaneers: QB Kyle Trask; RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn; CB Dee Delaney (ankle); G Nick Leverett; WR Antonio Brown (ankle), NT Steve McLendon.
Saints: QB Ian Book; QB Taysom Hill (Concussion); RB Dwayne Washington (neck); DL Jalyn Holmes; DT Malcolm Roach; DE Payton Turner (calf).
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington activated wide receiver Curtis Samuel on Friday, and he is expected to make his season debut Sunday at the Atlanta Falcons.
Samuel missed the first three games of the season with a lingering groin injury.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington is putting Curtis Samuel on short-term injured reserve because of a lingering groin injury, meaning the wide receiver will miss at least the first three games of the season.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Curtis Samuel's chances of playing in Washington's season opener this weekend against the Los Angeles Chargers took a hit Wednesday when the wide receiver appeared to tweak a groin injury that has been bothering him for months.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Curtis Samuel may or may not be game ready. He certainly has his poker face on.
Washington's big-money addition at wide receiver took part in his first practice since offseason workouts Monday after dealing with a nagging groin injury and missing time on the NFL's COVID-19 list.
New faces: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, CB William Jackson, WR Curtis Samuel, WR Adam Humphries, TE Sammis Reyes, LB Jamin Davis, OT Sam Cosmi, WR Dyami Brown, G Ereck Flowers, OT Charles Leno, EDGE Shaka Toney, DB Benjamin St-Juste, LS Camaron Cheeseman.
CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-11)
New faces: QB Sam Darnold, WR Terrace Marshall Jr., TE Dan Arnold, OT Cam Erving, G Pat Elflin, WR David Moore, DE Haason Reddick, DE Morgan Fox, DT DaQuan Jones, LB Frankie Luvu, CB Jaycee Horn, CB A.J.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington is taking the field late in training camp without almost $75 million worth of signings.
Receiver Curtis Samuel has missed the balance of camp and cornerback William Jackson has been out for the past week, putting the team in a tough spot with its two biggest-money additions on the sideline.
CAMP SITE: Richmond, Virginia
LAST YEAR: After Dwayne Haskins was benched, Kyle Allen got injured and Washington started 2-7, Alex Smith took over to help the team win five of its final seven games behind a strong defense and capture the NFC East.
CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-11)
CAMP SITE: Spartanburg, South Carolina
LAST YEAR: The Panthers struggled under journeyman QB Teddy Bridgewater, repeatedly losing tight games late in fourth quarter prompting an offseason trade for Sam Darnold.