Dwayne Haskins benched for Kyle Allen ahead of Week 5

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Ron Rivera is making a monumental change, electing to bench quarterback Dwayne Haskins ahead of the Washington Football Team's Week 5 game against the Rams, according to Ian Rapoport.

Kyle Allen will start in place of Haskins, per Rapoport.

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media further notes that veteran Alex Smith will serve as Allen's backup against the Rams, dropping Haskins to No. 3 on the depth chart.

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