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    Bryce Love unclaimed on waivers

    Getty Images No NFL team wanted running back Bryce Love. Love, who was cut by Washington yesterday, went unclaimed through waivers today. That means all 31 other teams had the opportunity to pick Love up for a non-guaranteed salary of $780,000, and no one took him. Realistically, that may...
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    Alex Smith’s retirement leaves 2005 draft with few remaining players

    Getty Images The retirement of Alex Smith, the first overall pick 16 years ago this month, leaves the 2005 draft with only a handful of remaining players. With linebacker Thomas Davis (the fourteenth overall pick) retiring earlier this year, the only remaining active players under contract...
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    Jordan Reed: Lingering concussion issues led to retirement

    Getty Images Tight end Jordan Reed announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday and reflections on his career noted that injuries got in the way of what was shaping up to be a prolific career as a receiver. Concussions were among those injuries and complications from them kept Reed from...
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    Jordan Reed retiring from NFL

    Getty Images Tight end Jordan Reed made it back to the field with the 49ers last season, but he will not be playing in 2021. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Reed has decided to retire from the NFL. Reed was a 2013 third-round pick by Washington who developed into a strong receiver...
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    Andy Reid calls “first dibs” on Alex Smith if he goes into coaching

    Alex Smith played five seasons in Kansas City. His final season there came in 2017 as he groomed Patrick Mahomes to take over his job. Sure enough, the Chiefs traded Smith to the Washington Football Team in 2018, opening the door for Mahomes to become a league MVP and eventually a Super Bowl...
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    Washington cuts Bryce Love

    Getty Images After two years and zero games, Bryce Love is done in Washington. Love, the Football Team’s 2019 fourth-round draft pick, has been cut, according to multiple reports. The 23-year-old Love was a first-team All-American at Stanford in 2017 and the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy...
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    Alex Smith considered signing with Jaguars after visiting Jacksonville

    Getty Images Alex Smith announced his retirement Monday, but the quarterback had a chance to continue his career. Multiple teams were interested in Smith, according to NFL Media, and Smith said he visited Jacksonville before making his decision to call it quits final. Smith said he was “so...
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    Jed York congratulates Alex Smith on “a remarkable and inspirational” career

    Getty Images The 49ers used the No. 1 overall choice on quarterback Alex Smith in 2005. Smith retired Monday after 16 NFL seasons, the first eight spent in San Francisco. Smith went 38-36-1 with the 49ers, passing for 14,280 yards with 81 touchdowns and 63 interceptions. The 49ers traded Smith...
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    Alex Smith announces his retirement

    Getty Images Alex Smith is calling it a career. Smith, the veteran quarterback who shocked the football world by returning to the field last year after a devastating leg injury, announced in an Instagram video that he is retiring. The 36-year-old Smith made clear that he is happy that he is...
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    Urban Meyer: We’re going to keep an eye on Alex Smith

    Getty Images Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer coached Alex Smith when the quarterback was at Utah and helped develop him into a player who went first overall in the draft. Meyer is now embarking on his first season as an NFL head coach and he is going to have another first overall pick as the...
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    Report: Washington won’t have anyone at Trey Lance’s Pro Day

    Getty Images The Washington Football Team had people on hand for former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance‘s first Pro Day and it appears that was enough of a look at him. John Keim of ESPN.com reportz that the team will not be represented at Lance’s second Pro Day workout on Monday...
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    Martin Mayhew: WFT “very confident and comfortable” with our QBs

    Getty Images Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera said recently that the team is not feeling pressure to find their long-term starting quarterback this offseason and General Manager Martin Mayhew sent a similar message during a Friday press conference. Ryan Fitzpatrick joined the...
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    Free agent signings “freed up” Washington to draft best player available

    Getty Images The Washington Football Team has not found its long-term answer at quarterback yet. But after signing Ryan Fitzpatrick to go with Taylor Heinicke, Kyle Allen and Steven Montez, team decisionmakers are “very confident and comfortable” in their quarterbacks. So Washington doesn’t...
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    Daniel Snyder seeks to question Bruce Allen under oath, in connection with ongoing defamation lawsuit

    Getty Images Although all matters between Washington Football Team owner Daniel Snyder and his former limited partners have been resolved, Snyder continues to pursue a defamation claim against a website that tried to tie him to the late Jeffrey Epstein. According to Daniel Kaplan of...
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    Washington Football Team solicits fan input for possible name choices

    Getty Images The Washington Football Team is continuing it’s process of soliciting input for its eventual new team name by reaching out to fans to get feedback on their preferences. In a letter sent to fans on Wednesday, team president Jason Wright updated their process of evaluating possible...
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