The Dwayne Haskins era in Washington is more than, but Ron Rivera nevertheless has his regrets.
Previous summer, Rivera elected to function Haskins exclusively with the starters at instruction camp, just about handing him the setting up QB career months prior to the period began. It is a choice that Rivera stated he would not repeat.
“I ought to have built as major a opposition as doable, and that is on me,” Rivera instructed reporters on Thursday. “I required to attempt and locate a dude. I imagined [Haskins] was all set to take a action and get just about every prospect.”
In spite of a potent efficiency for the duration of training camp, Haskins’ stint as the starting quarterback did not very last extensive. The 23-year-outdated uncovered himself benched after 4 game titles.
In Oct, Washington fined Haskins for breaking COVID-19 protocols. Later on in the season, Haskins acquired yet another fine and dropped his captain position for breaking protocols a second time after a strip club video of him emerged.
Haskins, Washington’s first-spherical decide in the 2019 NFL Draft, signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers just after remaining launched in December. With Washington, he recorded 12 landing passes, 14 interceptions and five fumbles shed in 16 lackluster game titles.
Getting into his 2nd time helming Washington, Rivera programs on holding an open up competitors prior to naming a beginning quarterback. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Taylor Heinicke, Kyle Allen and Steven Montez are all vying for the place.