Washington Releases Dwayne Haskins
The Washington Football Team has released former 1st round draft pick, quarterback Dwayne Haskins (pictured), after less than two seasons with the club.
Here's the official tweet:
Haskins, who was drafted with the 15th pick in the first round in 2019 out of Ohio State, was benched after throwing two interceptions on Sunday in the team's 20-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
Haskins fell out of favor with head coach Ron Rivera, and was fined $40,000 for not following COVID-19 protocols.
Washington will play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night in Philly. A win puts them in the playoffs as NFC East champions, where they would play Tampa Bay in the Wild Card round of the playoffs.