1. Did Ron Rivera botch his Dwayne Haskins decision? Ben Standig 38:14

Happy holidays to everyone! The Athletic’s Ben Standig and Michael Phillips with the Richmond Times-Dispatch debate Ron Rivera’s decision not to suspend or sit Dwayne Haskins after the quarterbacks’ COVID-19 infraction? Fair to side with the 52 over the one or a break from all the culture talk? Then Ben returns after Thursday’s practice with thoughts on Alex Smith’s status for Sunday’s game against the Panthers, the linebackers and more.