The Washington Football Team will be with out quarterbacks Taylor Heinicke and Kyle Allen in Tuesday’s sport against the Eagles, in line with NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo.
With Heinicke and Allen out after not clearing COVID-19 protocols, third-string quarterback Garrett Gilbert—who was signed off the Patriots’ observe squad on Friday—will start for the WFT.
Gilbert, 30, will get his first start since Week 9 of the 2020 season when he began for the Cowboys. In seven sport all through his profession, Gilbert has thrown for 283 yards, one landing, one interception whereas finishing 52.3% of his passes.
Along with a unique beginning quarterback in Tuesday’s sport, the workforce delivered its personal benches to the Eagles’ Lincoln Monetary Discipline, according to NBC Sports Washington’s Mitchell Tischler. Washington plans to make use of its personal benches for the remainder of the season.
Washington (6–7) enters Tuesday’s sport as winners of 4 of its final 5 video games, together with victories against the Buccaneers, Panthers, Seahawks and Raiders earlier than shedding to the Cowboys final week.
The Eagles (6–7) are tied with Washington within the NFC East behind the Cowboys. Philadelphia has gained three of its final 5 video games, with victories against the Broncos, Saints and Jets.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.
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