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Washington Commanders (1-3)


Sun. 9/18 Sun. 9/25 Sun. 10/2 Sun. 10/9 Thu. 10/13
@ Det
L 27-36
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vs. Phi
L 8-24
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@ Dal
L 10-25
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vs. Ten
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST11:00 AM CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
@ Chi
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST6:15 PM CT4:15 UAE (+1)20:15 ET23:15

Protecting Wentz is becoming a major problem for Commanders

Ron Rivera is quick to point out Carson Wentz led the NFL in passing earlier this season when Washington's starting quarterback had a clean pocket to throw from.

Wentz has not had that luxury much, and that's directly related to the Commanders losing three in a row to fall to 1-3. He has been sacked a league-high 17 times, and the offensive line not being able to protect Wentz or give him time to throw is the biggest of the team's problems.

According to NextGen Stats, Wentz's time to throw has decreased each start from 3.14 seconds against Jacksonville to 2.92 against Detroit, 2.6 against Philadelphia and 2.58 against Dallas. In the aftermath of a 25-10 loss to the Cowboys, Rivera cited injuries along the line and a lack of run-pass balance as reasons for the struggles.

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NFC East Division
TeamWLTPct
Philadelphia 4001.000
Dallas 310.750
New York 310.750
Washington 130.250
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: C. Wentz1031
Pass TDs: C. Wentz8
Rush Yds: A. Gibson173
Rush TDs: A. Gibson2
Rec Yds: T. McLaurin250
Rec TDs: J. Dotson4
Int: D. Forrest1
Sacks: J. Davis3.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1323 (23)
Passing Yards: 1031 (15)
Rushing Yards: 402 (21)
Points per game: 18.3 (26)
Yards per game: 330.8 (23)
Touchdowns: 10 (10)
Field Goals: 1 (32)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 1487 (23)
Passing Yards: 1094 (24)
Rushing Yards: 448 (16)
Points per game: 26.8 (29)
Yards per game: 371.8 (23)
Touchdowns: 11 (26)
Field Goals: 10 (27)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/3 W. Martin pract. squad add
10/1 W. Martin active/prac. squad
10/1 W. Schweitzer on IR concussion
9/26 W. Bradley-King pract. squad add
9/26 B. Potoa'e pract. squad add
9/24 W. Bradley-King active/prac. squad
9/24 B. Potoa'e active/prac. squad
9/21 D. Jeter pract. squad add
9/21 N. Laufenberg pract. squad del
9/20 N. Martin signed
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/2 C. Leno Jr. shoulder (Questionable)
10/1 W. Schweitzer concussion (IR)
9/25 C. Toohill concussion (Out)
9/25 D. Wise ankle (Out)
9/25 J. Smith-Williams abdomen (Questionable)
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