Commanders’ Ron Rivera will not commit to starting QB after loss to 49ers

Two months after handing the key to quarterback Taylor Heinicke, the Commanders could find themselves in a QB conundrum again after Sunday’s 37-20 loss to the 49ers.

In his eighth start of the season, Heinicke hit modest numbers before coach Ron Rivera returned to Carson Wentz 30-14, 9-16 after two costly turnovers in the fourth quarter. Wentz, who remained on the bench after returning from a long stint on injured reserve, led the commanders to a touchdown on the first of his two drives in his first action since Week 6.

After the game, Rivera spoke up, which ultimately led to the decision to bench Heinicke. tell reporters The team wanted to assess how Wentz looked after eight weeks without playing.

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