The Washington Football Team is looking for a Taylor-made win on Thursday.
The Washington Football Team QB carousel was among the most intriguing stories in football in 2020, and that has followed them into the 2021 season. Heinicke, the team's backup who got some shine in the playoffs, is starting in place of an injured Ryan Fitzpatrick in Washington's matchup vs. the Giants on Thursday night.
The second year of Ron Rivera's Washington tenure has been marred by a QB nightmare: From Dwayne Haskins' failure and release to Ryan Fitzpatrick's hip injury in Week 1, the passer position hasn't been settled. Now, they once again turn to Heinicke to stabilize the ship.
Here's what you need to know about the quarterback who's hoping to push Washington to their first win over the Giants since 2018: