The team said it would handle the case internally on Tuesday.
Haskins spoke with Ron Rivera on Monday and tweeted an apology saying, “I have taken responsibility for putting the team at risk. It is irresponsible and immature and I am responsible for my actions.” He also apologized to his teammates for “creating a distraction during the playoff push.”
Haskins later set his Twitter account private.
It was unknown as of Tuesday afternoon when the Haskins photo was taken. ESPN and other media reported earlier Tuesday that Instagram images were taken at a strip club.
However, one source told ESPN that Haskins had hired strippers for a private party in a hotel suite.
Washington can fine or suspend Haskins under the NFL’s COVID-19 protocol.
Sources have shown ESPN that the team is reluctant to suspend Haskins due to the uncertainty surrounding the injured quarterback situation. Alex smith, Missed the 15th week defeat to Seattle due to a calf injury. There is new optimism within the organization that Smith will return to play against Carolina on Sunday.
The team said it made the league aware of photos taken hours after Haskins started in Washington. 20 to 15 losses To Seattle. Dealing with this issue in-house means that Haskins will be fined earlier this season for violating the COVID-19 protocol by booking a family friend staying at a team hotel the night before the road game. To do. New York Giants..
A breach was discovered before the person arrived, but Haskins was still fined $ 4,833.
Rivera wants to ensure that the Haskins story doesn’t obscure what the team is at stake, the chance to conclude the NFC East. Washington (6-8) can win the division if they beat the Panthers and the Giants lose. Baltimore Ravens..
Before the photo came to light on Monday, Rivera said of maintaining the protocol: “When we get to this, this will be the most reliable discussion. By the end of the season, everything is going well. We will continue to avoid everything and stay healthy. Let’s focus. Hopefully we can keep it up. We’ll definitely talk about it. “
Washington did not lose a player to the Reserve / COVID-19 list from the active roster this season.
The latest situation at Haskins gives the team a stern view of his future in the organization during the off-season. Washington chose him on the 15th pick in the 2019 draft. This is a move led by the owner Dan Snyder, not the scouts or coaching staff. Rivera staff inherited Haskins, and sources said he felt he could make it work by challenging him.
Since there were no pre-season matches, Rivera decided to hand over all the first team personnel to Haskins during the training camp to fully prepare for the season. Rivera nominated Haskins as a starter in late August. Rivera said he would have been competing with Haskins if it had been a normal off-season. Kyle Allen At work. At the time, they didn’t know what Smith could do after missing the previous season due to a broken leg and were eager to put him on the injured list.
Haskins was put on the bench after four games. Several sources said they would like to see a better preparation from him, especially during the week, and take a more mature approach. He was demoted to the third string for four weeks, but was in the second quarterback after Allen suffered a leg injury on November 9.
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