WFT News: Roundup of Washington commanders’ media ties
Benjamin St-Juste thrives in his new role
The former Minnesota cornerback is lining up in a new spot in the secondary, and he’s closed wides for Washington.
Commanders’ Jack Del Rio fined for January 6 comments and deletes his Twitter account – Reuters
Jack Del Rio apparently deleted his Twitter account on Saturday. The fine will be donated to the US Capitol Police Memorial Fund.
Does Hunter Renfrow’s extension impact Terry McLaurin’s contract negotiations? | NSR
Hunter Renfrow, who was due to enter a contract year, agreed to a two-year extension with Las Vegas on Friday.
Jonathan Allen does not have the “terrible reputation” that follows Carson Wentz | NSR
Jonathan Allen knows Carson Wentz’s reputation, but so far what Allen is seeing from the QB hasn’t matched what people are saying about him.
While awaiting the arrival of Terry McLaurin, Carson Wentz is delighted to “elevate” the attack | NSR
Wentz said he was watching a film about Washington’s WR1 in preparation for his arrival once a new contract is in place.
Washington Commanders Stadium: There’s a fourth option – wait – The Athletic
Commanders’ stadium projects in Virginia have lost some support and roadblocks remain elsewhere. Patience might be the best choice right now.
Daron Payne’s in-and-out participation in OTAs didn’t bother Ron Rivera | NSR
Daron Payne hasn’t been a full participant in OTAs as he seeks a new contract, but Ron Rivera isn’t upset about that at all.
Antonio Gibson Named Top 10 Explosive Runners by Next Gen Stats
Gibson was listed as the No. 9 explosive runner by Next Gen Stats ahead New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara.
Commanders OTAs: Under-the-radar stars include new O veteran lineman Bobby McCain – The Athletic
McCain and Kam Curl are more confident in the second year together, while guards Andrew Norwell and Trai Turner are off to a great start up front.
Carson Wentz focuses on striking a balance between aggressive and conservative
Wentz loves throwing down the field, but he’s constantly learning when to shoot and when to settle for checks.
Decreased options for the new Commanders Stadium – Commanders Capitol
Just a few months ago, Washington commanders seemed poised to secure a path for a new stadium with one of three interested localities (DC, Va and MD).