Commanders Name Taylor Heinicke As Starter vs. Texans

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Sports Illustrated

By Madison Williams Carson Wentz is able to return from the injured reserve list, but the team will not designate for him to return on Sunday. With the chance of Carson Wentz potentially being activated for this week’s Commanders–Texans game, Washington coach Ron Rivera announced that the starting quarterback will still be Taylor Heinicke this week. Heinicke has started the last four games while Wentz was on the injured reserve list with a broken finger. In that time, the backup quarterback has gone 3–1, including leading the Commanders to a victory over the final undefeated team in the league…

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