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Can the Commanders win back the fan base? Your questions, answered.

Every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time, Barry Svrluga takes your questions. (Simone Noronha for The Washington Post)

Well, that was … something.

The first game of the first season that the local NFL team will play as the Washington Commanders was a wild one — and it was worth discussing as the topic for our Tuesday Q&A. I asked the great Nicki Jhabvala, one of our Commanders beat writers, to join me in breaking down all things big and small about the 28-22 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as Sunday’s game in Detroit against the Lions.

Svrluga: The Carson Wentz Experience? Grab the antacids, and hang on.

Much of the discussion centered on quarterback Carson Wentz. But there was a lot to chew on: the two-touchdown day of rookie wideout Jahan Dotson; the impact Darrick Forrest made in subbing for safety Kamren Curl; the constant that is Terry McLaurin; the flashes shown by second-year linebacker Jamin Davis.

Here are some of the questions we answered:

Read the full chat below.

Looking for more? Catch up on The Post’s coverage of the Commanders:

Thomas Floyd, an editor for The Post’s Sports section, produced this Q&A.

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