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Eagles QB Carson Wentz once got caught watching game film on a date

Eagles QB Carson Wentz once got caught watching game film on a date

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is just a rookie, but he's already a workaholic. Luckily, longtime girlfriend Melissa Urich understands. 

According to the New York Post, Wentz and Urich are high school sweethearts who plan to marry. She's apparently used to his all-work ways. 

While she won’t hesitate to take his cellphone away during date nights — he was caught watching game film under the dinner table — she understands how much her boyfriend is dedicated to his craft.

Smarts and hard work go hand-in-hand explaining Wentz' early success in the NFL. 

“I told the NFL scouts, if you ask [Wentz] to work 60 hours, he’s going to work 80 hours," North Dakota State offensive coordinator Tim Polasek told CBS Sports in March. "In that off time, he’s going to be with his two companions -- his dog and he’s got a significant other [girlfriend].”

In that same CBS piece, Bison head coach Chris Klieman raved about Wentz' intelligence. 

“His ability to process information is second to none. He’s a 4.0 student. His memory is just unbelievable.”

No quarterback in the NFC East has played as well as Philadelphia's rookie. Granted the NFL season is one two weeks old, but Wentz has some impressive stats. 

To recap, he's the first rookie QB to start the season 2-0 without a single turnover. He also threw more than 30 passes in each of those games, racking up 468 yards and three touchdowns with a 60% completion rate. 

The Redskins will face Wentz first on October 16 at FedEx Field, then travel to Philadelphia for their second matchup on December 11. 

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Former Redskin Josh Doctson signs with New York Jets

Former Redskin Josh Doctson signs with New York Jets

Former Redskins' wideout Josh Doctson has found another home, again. 

Doctson, 27, signed with the New York Jets the team announced Saturday morning via twitter. 

Washington selected Doctson with their 22nd pick in the 2016 NFL draft after he put up monster numbers at Texas Christian University. However, his collegiate success never quite translated to the professional level. During his three seasons in D.C. he played 33 games, recorded 81 receptions for a total of 1,100 yards and 8 touchdowns.

After Washinton released Doctson last September he joined the Minnesota Vikings, but injuries held him to only one appearance and no catches. 

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Josh Hart tries to recruit Stefon Diggs to Redskins amidst trade rumors

Josh Hart tries to recruit Stefon Diggs to Redskins amidst trade rumors

New Orleans Pelican Josh Hart tried to recruit Stefon Diggs in a twitter exchange Thursday surrounding Jordan Reed’s release from the Redskins.

Reed was released on Thursday after six seasons and seven years on the team.

In a tweet commemorating Reed’s accomplishments, the Redskins called him “one of the best in franchise history” and thanked him for his years on the team.

Redskins quarterback Dwayne Haskins showed his disappointment in Reed’s release by quoting the tweet with a crying emoji. Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs shared similar feelings by responding to the quote saying “not my dog j reed…”.

Diggs is a Maryland native but has been with the Vikings since he was drafted in the 2015 NFL Draft in the fifth round.

In response to this exchange, Hart chimed in and pleaded with him to “Come on home bro #HTTR”.  Hart, a D.C. native and long-time Redskins fan, is not the only one who has been looking to help the Redskins with their player recruitment.

Haskins has also made recruiting for the Redskins a habit this season, engaging with players like Ron Rivera and Antonio Brown through social media regarding coming to play in DC.

Hart's interaction with Diggs is particularly notable considering that his recent social media has left Vikings fans wondering what his next moves are. In addition to cryptic tweets potentially linked to his dissatisfaction with his team, Diggs also took down all of his Instagram pictures which feature him in a Vikings uniform.

Could Diggs be heading to the Redskins? If Hart has any say in the matter, maybe.

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