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The rookie has allowed three or more goals in seven of his nine starts.
IN THE HOME OF ‘THE KING,’ THE CAPITALS GET SERVED WITH A SECOND STRAIGHT LOSSSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s hard especially when you’re a rookie in your first year and you want to work out, want to improve and it can’t happen.
RUI HACHIMURA AND DENI AVDIJA ARE REGAINING THEIR FOOTING AFTER MISSING SO MUCH TIMEAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Patience is in order all around given the many challenges facing rookies during this unusual season, including their shortened post-draft acclimation.
THE FRONT-RUNNERS FOR NBA AWARDS AREN’T THE USUAL SUSPECTSBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To narrow the pool further, only seven first-round quarterbacks in that span have won a playoff game and none of them did it as a rookie.
WITH MATTHEW STAFFORD OUT OF THE RUNNING, WASHINGTON’S QUARTERBACK OPTIONS ARE LIMITEDNICKI JHABVALA, SAM FORTIERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Haskins started seven games as a rookie and showed improvement late in the year.
FORMER WASHINGTON QB DWAYNE HASKINS SIGNS ONE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH STEELERSNICKI JHABVALAJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Under the current structure, a 23-year veteran patroller can make just a dollar an hour more than a rookie patroller earning Washington’s minimum wage, say union members.
WHY SKI PATROLLERS ARE PICKETING AT TWO VAIL RESORTSSCOTT YORKOJANUARY 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
No, this is Jon Lester, writ large, a cancer survivor as a rookie in Boston, a World Series hero a year later and then again in 2013, a siren when he came to Chicago to say the Cubs were ready to win, then a champion again.
JON LESTER STRENGTHENS THE NATIONALS’ BIGGEST STRENGTH — AND GIVES THEM AN UNDENIABLE IDENTITYBARRY SVRLUGAJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The availability of rookie running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, who has been out with ankle and hip injuries, could prove pivotal against a Buffalo defense that isn’t great at stopping the run.
FOUR BIG QUESTIONS FOR THE NFL’S CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMESJOHN CLAYTONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Robinson carried the ball 240 times as a rookie this year producing 1,070 yards and seven touchdowns.
RANKING THE BEST NFL HEAD COACHING OPENINGSNEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They have Suero and Finnegan, who ate innings and handled high-leverage situations as a rookie.
THE NATIONALS’ BULLPEN DOESN’T NEED A MAKEOVER. BUT IT COULD USE ANOTHER ARM OR TWO.JESSE DOUGHERTYJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO ROOKIE

  • GI
  • apprentice
  • beginner
  • convert
  • draftee
  • enlisted person
  • fledgling
  • greenhorn
  • helper
  • initiate
  • learner
  • neophyte
  • new person
  • newcomer
  • novice
  • novitiate
  • plebe
  • proselyte
  • rookie
  • sailor
  • selectee
  • serviceperson
  • soldier
  • tenderfoot
  • trainee
  • volunteer
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