WASHINGTON COMMANDERS (7-10)
CAMP SITE: Ashburn, Virginia
LAST YEAR: New quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick injured his left hip in the season opener, pressing surprise playoff performer Taylor Heinicke into a starting role for the first time in his NFL career.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Sam Howell understands he isn’t expected to start his rookie year in the NFL after the Washington Commanders stopped his slide by taking him in the fifth round of the draft Saturday.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The second night of the NFL draft had a heavy Alabama flavor for the Washington Commanders.
Washington selected defensive tackle Phidarian Mathis in the second round and running back Brian Robinson Jr.