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Dwayne Haskins Tweets About Adrian Peterson Media Controversy

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - SEPTEMBER 29:  Dwayne Haskins #7 of the Washington Redskins hands off to Adrian Peterson #26 of the Washington Redskins against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on September 29, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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Did we mention that the Redskins are a dysfunctional organization? We did? Too bad. The Redskins are a dysfunctional organization.

Okay, let's get into specifics. On Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings, Dwayne Haskins entered at quarterback for Washington, taking over for the injured Case Keenum. Overall, his performance was...meh. He went 3-for-5 for 33 yards on his only drive, which led to a field goal in what turned out to be an ugly 19-9 loss, and yes, that was a real score in a football game.

Interim head coach Bill Callahan said after the game that Haskins "needs a little bit more work," and it didn't help when NFL reporter Mike Garofalo leaked comments from running back Adrian Peterson where he supposedly told Haskins to, "get his nose in the playbook" and that he was, "proving [the critics] right".

Peterson denied this, and was quick to defend his young quarterback on Twitter.

Haskins clearly wants no part of it.

Of course if Haskins didn't want to get involved in this narrative, he probably shouldn't have tweeted about it. Easy way to get caught up in this kind of stuff is to get involved on Twitter.