Washington Football Team releases quarterback Dwayne Haskins following benching and Covid-19 rules violation

los Equipo de fútbol de Washington parted ways with second-year quarterback Dwayne Haskins on Monday.

This afternoon I met with Dwayne and informed him that we would be releasing him,” Washington’s head coach Ron Rivera said in a statement.
I told him that I believe it benefits both parties that we go our separate ways. We want to thank Dwayne for his contributions these last two seasons and wish him well moving forward.
Dwayne Haskins Jr. #7 of the Washington Football Team looks on against the Seattle Seahawks at FedExField on December 20, 2020 in Landover, Maryland.

    Haskins was benched during Washington’s loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
    His demotion followed a tumultuous week which saw Haskins lose his role as one of Washingtons captains and was fined an undisclosed amount for violating team Covid-19 protocols.
    Washington demoted and fined Haskins after the team was made aware of social media posts showing the 23-year-old without a mask while attending his girlfriend’s birthday party.
    los NFL’s Covid-19 protocol prohibits players from being at indoor dining establishments or bars with more than 10 other people.
    Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) runs away from Carolina Panthers defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos (97) on Sunday.

    Haskins was the team’s first round draft pick in 2019 and the15th overall.
    The former Ohio State University quarterback apologized to his team last week for his virus protocol actions, saying they wereimmature and unacceptable.
    Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Washington Football Team reacts on the sideline against the Carolina Panthers.

      Haskins addressed Monday’s release on his private Twitter account, according to ESPN and multiple other outlets, saying he tookfull responsibility for not meeting the standards of an NFL QB & will become a better man & player because of this experience.
      Washington closes out the regular season this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles with hopes of a playoff spot still alive.

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