Powered by

Dwayne Haskins says he isn't looking to try to outduel Aaron Rodgers; The Redskins' rookie quarterback grew up watching the Packers' star passer, whom Haskins calls "a fun guy to study."

Dec 04, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Dwayne Haskins was 7 years old when Aaron Rodgers plummeted in the 2005 NFL draft and began to patiently wait for a starting opportunity with the Green Bay Packers. The Washington Redskins' rookie quarterback was 13 when Rodgers won the Super Bowl.

Haskins basically grew up watching Rodgers terrorize the league, including winning a pair of MVP awards. When the Redskins visit Green Bay on Sunday, he will get an up-close view of the surgeon he watched on television for all those years.

"He's one of my favorite quarterbacks," Haskins said. "The way he's able to distribute the ball all over the field, the arm angles, he's able to layer throws without even really having to use his feet. He's a very dynamic quarterback and a fun guy to study....