On March 15, 1993, Taylor Heinicke a quarterback with the National Football League’s Washington Commanders was born. He played collegiate football for Old Dominion before joining the Minnesota Vikings as a free agent in 2015.
Heinicke has previously played for the New England Patriots, Houston Texans, Carolina Panthers, and St. Louis BattleHawks of the XFL.
With Washington in 2020, he replaced an injured Alex Smith in a Wild Card playoff game, and after Ryan Fitzpatrick suffered an injury, he started much of the 2021 season.
Heinicke was promoted to the position of a backup quarterback as a result of Kafka’s injury and subsequent placing on injured reserve.
How Tall Is Taylor Heinicke?
Heinicke stands 6 feet 1 inch tall (1.85 meters) and weighs 210 lbs (95 kg). His admission to Old Dominion University was made possible by an athletic scholarship.
On December 8, 2020, Heinicke joined the Washington Football Team’s practice squad. When he joined them, he was completing his engineering degree at Old Dominion. He was included in their active roster on December 19.