Shortly after Washington’s Week 4 game against Baltimore on Sunday, quarterback Dwayne Haskins was overheard by teammates touting his personal stat line. The second-year passer was coming off the first 300-yard game of his career, completing 71.1 percent of his passes for 314 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions.
Washington lost, 31-17.
According to 106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen, Haskins’ attitude after the loss drew the ire of people within earshot, and served as the last straw before Washington head coach Ron Rivera made the bold decision to bench Haskins for Kyle Allen heading into Week 5.
“One thing I heard from multiple people was that the final straw for Dwayne Haskins, okay — take this for what it’s worth — was that a lot of people with the team, including some players, but also some coaches, did not like how he was acting after this past weekend’s loss to Baltimore,” Paulsen reported Friday on 106.7 The Fan.
“And what I was told was that he was… and we saw this on the field a little bit,” he continued. “I know some people were bothered. I was not for the record, because this just happens. But like he was super playful. He was having a good time with Robert Griffin and hopping around, and they had just lost the game.
“And this happens, to me, all the time. Like you see this a lot, so I took nothing out of it.…