The Washington football team released quarterback Dwayne Haskins on Monday.
“I met with Dwayne this afternoon and told him that we will release him. I told him that I believe it will be good for both sides to go their own way. We want to thank Dwayne for his contribution in the past two seasons, I wish him all the best,” Washington coach Ron Rivera said in a statement.
Haskins, selected by Washington with the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, debuted in the fourth quarter of Thursday after throwing two interceptions and losing one defeat in a 20-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers. .
He began to replace the injured Alex Smith for the second week in a row, despite being fined $40,000 and losing his role as captain because he violated the COVID-1
Rivera said earlier on Monday that Taylor Heinicke replaced Haskins in Sunday’s game and that if Smith is out due to a calf injury, he will face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. The team started in the final.