Colt McCoy may have just lucked out.
With Alex Smith out for the year after breaking both his
According to the contract clause, should McCoy start the last six games of the season and want to opt out of his deal, Washington would still be able to keep the journeyman quarterback if they give him a raise of up to $4 million.
When Alex Smith was riding to the hospital, here's what he wanted to know: What was going on in the game; how was Colt McCoy doing.— John Keim (@john_keim) November 20, 2018
McCoy will be starting in his first regular season game since 2014 when he takes on the Dallas Cowboys in today's classic Thanksgiving matchup. With the Redskins and Cowboys neck and neck for first place in the NFC East, this Thanksgiving game has a lot hanging in the balance for the two teams.
Washington fans better hope that McCoy plays well too, as the only other active quarterback left on the roster is newly-signed backup Mark Sanchez.
Pretty sure everyone would want McCoy over Sanchez in that situation.