Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins publicly apologized Tuesday after photograph proof got here to mild of him partying with a number of individuals unmasked at a strip membership after taking part in Sunday.
Haskins stated on Twitter he spoke with coach Ron Rivera and took full duty for placing the staff in danger through the pandemic.
“It was irresponsible and immature of me and I settle for duty for my motion,” Haskins stated. “I additionally wish to apologize for making a distraction for my staff throughout our playoff push. I’ll study and develop from this and do what’s finest for the staff shifting ahead.”
The staff is conscious of the scenario and stated it’s dealing with it internally. There was no quick phrase whether or not Haskins could be fined or suspended for violating Covid-19 protocols. The staff fined him earlier this season for a separate violation whereas on the street.
Haskins began Sunday for the primary time since early October and threw two interceptions and a landing in a 20-15 loss to Seattle. It’s unclear if he’ll play in Washington’s subsequent sport in opposition to the Carolina Panthers that might clinch the lowly NFC East and the staff’s first playoff berth since 2015, although Rivera known as Alex Smith the starter if wholesome.
Rivera benched the 2019 first-round decide after 4 video games this season as a result of he felt the offense was higher off in skilled palms. He turned first to Kyle Allen, then to Smith when Allen was injured.
If each Smith and Haskins cant play this week, Washington would flip to third-stringer Taylor Heinicke.
Haskins bought the beginning in opposition to Seattle basically by default because the final wholesome quarterback on the roster. He threw two interceptions within the first two-plus quarters earlier than main a comeback try that fell brief.