Dwayne Haskins flashes potential, shows needed growth in preseason debut.
Dwayne Haskins got his first NFL action in the preseason opener on Thursday night. Here’s his overall outlook after the contest.
Washington began its preseason campaign Thursday by taking on the Cleveland Browns on the road. Going into the team’s exhibition matchup, there were many storylines to keep an eye on. But none were bigger than the performance of first-round quarterback Dwayne Haskins. All eyes were locked on the rookie as he made his professional debut.
He did not disappoint.
Haskins has had an up and down training camp through the first three weeks while flashing legit arm talent and signs of real potential. That gave fans of the former Ohio State product, who’s fresh off a 50 touchdown season, a lot of hope of what he could be.
Haskins got his first real game action where the plays were fast, the hits were legit, and the evaluation process jumped to another level. And Haskins rose to the occasion.
Here’s an overview of how the outing went, starting with the good.