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Checking in on Washington with Mark Bullock

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Checking in on Washington with Mark Bullock

The Commanders are fun! They might also be bad!

On the latest edition of the podcast, I’m joined by the great Mark Bullock (Bullock’s Film Room) to dig through all things Commanders football — and some macro team-building stuff. We talk about:

  • Carson Wentz — the expectations vs. the reality

  • The usage of Curtis Samuel — and how flex pieces can break a defense’s rules

  • Whether an offense can have too few concepts

  • Scott Turner’s offensive philosophies

  • The frustration of a see-sawing offense

  • Issues on defense

  • Whether or not the team has the right pieces for Rivera-ism

  • Concerns at linebacker and corner

  • A whole bunch more

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