Terry McLaurin
Taylor Heinicke and Terry McLaurin are justifiably getting the lion’s share of the attention for helping the Washington Commanders come back to beat the Indianapolis Colts for their third consecutive victory.
GREEN BAY (3-4) at BUFFALO (5-1)

Sunday 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC.

AGAINST THE SPREAD: Green Bay 2-5; Buffalo 4-2.
A handful of times in his first start of the season, Taylor Heinicke threw the ball right at Terry McLaurin with a defensive back on him and counted on the Washington Commanders’ top wide receiver to make a play.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Acquiring quarterback Carson Wentz was just one part of the Washington Commanders’ plan to open up the offense.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz went to the sideline after throwing interceptions on consecutive plays, stomped the ground and looked at coach Ron Rivera.
Two people with knowledge of the move tell The Associated Press the Washington Commanders have agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension with star wide receiver Terry McLaurin.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terry McLaurin was a no-show for the Washington Commanders’ first on-field workout of the offseason while negotiations on a contract extension are ongoing for the team’s top receiver.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The NFL draft played out like Washington hoped, allowing the Commanders to get another offensive threat for new quarterback Carson Wentz and a wide receiver to take some heat off Terry McLaurin after trading down in Thursday night’s first round.
Ron Rivera and the Washington Commanders front office talked to quarterback prospects at the scouting combine and planned to spend more time looking into their options.
Ron Rivera has wondered when a run of injuries and other absences would catch up to Washington.

He got his answer in a 27-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
Terry McLaurin has already been Washington’s best skill position player for his three seasons in the NFL.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke was by far the lesser-known of the two quarterbacks making their return to Charlotte on Sunday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Washington didn’t punt all day but scored just 10 points.

That paradox of a statistic reveals just how much Washington struggled whenever it got into scoring position in its 24-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — When Landon Collins joined Washington in 2019, he told friends something needed to change.
Dwayne Haskins gets his second consecutive start for Washington with quarterback Alex Smith out again because of a right calf injury.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith has Washington at least temporarily in first place in the NFC East after winning on Thanksgiving for the first time, two years after a planned holiday showing was wrecked by the quarterback’s career-threatening leg injury.