Latest Montez Sweat News

Young back with Commanders; no timeline for on-field return

Jun. 02, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

Chase Young doesn't know exactly what he needs to see or feel to know he's ready to play football again. "I’m just going to have to feel it," he said. Young isn't there yet, though the star pass rusher has returned to the Washington Commanders practice facility to...

McLaurin, Young absent for Commanders' 1st offseason workout

May. 24, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terry McLaurin was a no-show for the Washington Commanders' first on-field workout of the offseason while negotiations on a contract extension are ongoing for the team's top receiver. McLaurin and pass rushers Chase Young and Montez Sweat weren't on the field...

Commanders pick up edge rusher Sweat's fifth-year option

Apr. 27, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

The Washington Commanders have picked up edge rusher Montez Sweat’s fifth-year option, an expected move that keeps a cornerstone of their defense under contract through the 2023 season. Sweat is set to earn $11.5 million that season on the option the team announced Wednesday it was...

Wentz trade gives Commanders options with 11th pick in draft

Apr. 22, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

Ron Rivera and the Washington Commanders front office talked to quarterback prospects at the scouting combine and planned to spend more time looking into their options. Then they traded for Carson Wentz, and the team's entire outlook for the NFL draft changed. After acquiring Wentz...