Carson Wentz, QB (WAS)

Cleared to practice

The Commanders announced Wednesday that Wentz (finger) has been designated for return from injured reserve.

The transaction opens up a 21-day window wherein Wentz can be evaluated in practice without counting toward the active roster. Once deemed healthy enough to play, Wentz is expected to settle in as the backup to Taylor Heinecke, barring an injury or poor performance from the latter that causes the Commanders to change their plans at quarterback. Wentz has been sidelined since undergoing surgery Oct. 17 to repair his right ring finger, and if he looks good during the team's three practices this week, he could be activated from IR in advance of this Sunday's game against the Falcons to replace Sam Howell as Heinicke's backup. While Wentz has been out of the lineup, Heinicke has led Washington to a 3-1 record as the starter.

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Logan Thomas

Logan Thomas

TE | WAS

Held to 20 yards

Thomas caught three of four targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 20-20 tie with the Giants.

Antonio Gibson

Antonio Gibson

RB | WAS

Clear second fiddle in tie

Gibson rushed nine times for 39 yards and brought in two of four targets for 20 yards in the Commanders' 20-20 tie with the Giants on Sunday. He also returned two kickoffs for 27 yards.

Curtis Samuel

Curtis Samuel

WR | WAS

86 total yards in tie

Samuel brought in six of seven targets for 63 yards and rushed three times for 23 yards in the Commanders' 20-20 tie with the Giants on Sunday.

Brian Robinson

RB | WAS

Leads backfield in tie

Robinson rushed 21 times for 96 yards and secured both targets for 15 yards in the Commanders' 20-20 tie with the Giants on Sunday. He also committed a fumble that was recovered by Washington.

Terry McLaurin

Terry McLaurin

WR | WAS

Productive day in tie

McLaurin secured eight of 12 targets for 105 yards and a touchdown in the Commanders' 20-20 tie with the Giants on Sunday.

Taylor Heinicke

Taylor Heinicke

QB | WAS

Builds up yardage numbers in tie

Heinicke completed 27 of 41 passes for 275 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Commanders' 20-20 tie with the Giants on Sunday. He also rushed twice for six yards and committed two fumbles, losing one.

Chase Young

Chase Young

DL | WAS

Appears likely to sit Week 13

Young (knee) remains listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Giants, though he's considered a long shot to make his season debut, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.