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Ron Rivera on Cam Newton: 'You Never Know,' but Redskins Aren't Considering QB

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Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Tuesday the team will enter training camp with Dwayne Haskins as its starting quarterback and isn't currently considering a veteran like Cam Newton to provide competition.

Rivera dismissed the speculation about the 'Skins potentially signing Newton, who was released by the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday after he spent nine years with "Riverboat Ron" as his coach, during an appearance on WFNZ Radio (h/t Kevin Patra of

"No. At the end of the day, we have a young football team with a young quarterback in position," he said.