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Taylor Heinicke re-signs with Washington for $8.75M over 2 years

Taylor Heinicke, Kevin Minter, Lavonte David
Posted at 11:21 AM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 11:21:53-05

WASHINGTON -- Washington has re-signed quarterback Taylor Heinicke to a two-year, $8.75 million contract.

Heinicke was out of football when Washington signed him to the practice squad in December.

The 27-year-old impressed in his NFL playoff debut despite losing to the eventual Super Bowl-champion Buccaneers.

Heinicke was 26 of 44 for 306 yards, a touchdown pass and an interception against Tampa Bay.

He also had six carries for a team-leading 46 yards and a score.

The Old Dominion product who bounced around the league for several seasons said afterward he'd like to be back.

Heinicke will be in Washington's QB mix, which remains in flux.