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Washington tried to get Chad Henne out of retirement; Search for Taylor Heinicke's replacement continues

Last night Adam Schefter reported that one team had contacted Chad Henne about possibly putting off retirement and returning to the NFL for another year. Henne famously retired on the field with a Bud Light in his hand after winning his second Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs last month.

That team was obviously the Washington Commander, as multiple local reporters confirmed. The connection is to Washington's new Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator Eric Bieniemy, Henne's former OC in KC. Bieniemy was hired to replace Scott Turner, who was fired two days after the season ended. Head Coach Ron Rivera has given Bieniemy control of the offense, and you can already see that taking shape with several coaching changes like yesterday's surprising dismissal of OL Coach John Matsko.