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Washington football Team quarterback
Taylor Heinicke said he’s hoping to remain the team’s starter for the
remainder of the 2021 season after Thursday night’s win over the NFC
East rival New York Giants.
Heinicke, who stepped into the lineup
to replace the injured Ryan Fitzpatrick, led Washington on an 11-play
drive in the final minutes that ended with a game-winning field goal
by Dustin Hopkins. Afterward, the signal-caller was asked whether he “earned the right” to keep the starting role, per Nicki Jhabvala
of the Washington Post.
“I do,” Heinicke replied. “And I
have confidence that I can do it. If those guys in the locker room
and the facility believe in me, that’s all that matters, and I think
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