Taylor Heinicke
Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 210 Age: 30 Exp: 6 years College: Old Dominion Drafted: Undrafted
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Posted: 3/17/2023 9:52 pm GMT
Free-agent QB Taylor Heinicke (Commanders) officially signed with the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, March 16.
Posted: 3/16/2023 7:47 pm GMT
Atlanta Falcons QB Desmond Ridder will begin the 2023 season as the unquestioned starting quarterback, based on comments from new backup Taylor Heinicke on Thursday, March 16. "(My job is to be) the best backup I can be to Desmond. ... (The Falcons) drafted him high for a reason," Heinicke said.
Posted: 3/14/2023 12:56 pm GMT
Washington Commanders impending free-agent QB Taylor Heinicke agreed to a two-year deal worth up to $20 million with the Atlanta Falcons Tuesday, March 14, to serve as backup to QB Desmond Ridder.
Posted: 1/04/2023 3:18 pm GMT
Washington Commanders QB Sam Howell will play in Week 18. It's not known if he'll start or he'll spell Taylor Heinicke in the game.
Huddle Up: The fifth-rounder is worth stashing/monitoring in dynasty formats if he's still out there. He showed some flashes in preseason but offers no fantasy luster as far as lineups go.
Posted: 12/28/2022 1:14 pm GMT
Washington Commanders QB Carson Wentz was named the starter for Week 17 with QB Taylor Heinicke going to the bench.
Huddle Up: Wentz offers very little in terms of fantasy and is just a depth piece in two-QB leagues.
Posted: 12/27/2022 6:38 pm GMT
Washington Commanders QBs Carson Wentz and Taylor Heinicke both displayed "positives" in Week 16 against the San Francisco 49ers, leaving the team in a position where it has yet to decide which one will start in Week 17 versus the Cleveland Browns. Rivera told reporters that he expects to announce the starter Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Huddle Up: It seems as though Rivera has been waiting for an opportunity to go back to Wentz in recent weeks, especially in light of the team's current three-game winless streak (0-2-1). Heinicke has proven to be a capable starting quarterback in the league - albeit with limited upside - while Wentz's aggressiveness tends to lead to more volatility. Expect Wentz to get the nod as the Commanders continue to fight for their playoff lives with two weeks left to go in the regular season.
Posted: 12/25/2022 3:05 am GMT
Washington Commanders QB Carson Wentz replaced QB Taylor Heinicke in Week 16, but after the game, head coach Ron Rivera said a decision hasn't been made on which quarterback will start going forward. "It's not going to be a knee-jerk," Rivera said. "It's going to be something, at the end of the day, I really do believe gives us the best chance to win football games, get into the playoffs and see what happens."
Huddle Up: Regardless of who ends up under center for Washington in Week 17, fantasy owners should look elsewhere for help at the quarterback position.
Posted: 12/24/2022 11:47 pm GMT
Washington Commanders QB Taylor Heinicke was benched in the fourth quarter of the Week 16 game against the San Francisco 49ers. He completed 13-of-18 passes for 166 yards, two touchdowns, one interception and one fumble lost. He was replaced by QB Carson Wentz.
Huddle Up: There were reports that Heinicke could be benched, and it happened after he threw a pick-six in the fourth quarter. It seems we could see Wentz for the final two games of the regular season.
Posted: 12/19/2022 10:14 pm GMT
Washington Commanders QB Taylor Heinicke will continue to be the starting quarterback for the Commanders, according to head coach Ron Rivera.
Huddle Up: Heinicke has been posting decent numbers over the last few weeks but did lose two fumbles in the last game. He probably should be avoided in most leagues but could be an option in two-quarterback leagues.
Posted: 12/19/2022 3:46 am GMT
Washington Commanders QB Taylor Heinicke completed 17 of his 29 passes for 249 yards and a touchdown and rushed three times for 33 yards in a 20-12 loss to the New York Giants in Week 15. He also lost a pair of fumbles.
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