The team's decision is likely to be challenged by Williams and the players union.
Washington will face the 9-3 Packers without two of its three starting wideouts.
Washington has won two in a row, but a trip to Lambeau Field is a new challenge.
After nine tryouts in 11 weeks, Orchard, who compares his upbringing to "The Blind Side," had a dream performance in his Redskins debut.
Even against Green Bay's two-time MVP quarterback, Washington's defense wants to make defending the run its first priority.
Williams, who has spent his lost season managing boxers at his gym in Houston, is highly critical of Washington’s team president in an extensive interview.
Jordan Veasy, who was signed to Washington’s practice squad this week, met Kaepernick in a college class a few years ago.
The Redskins’ rookie quarterback grew up watching the Packers’ star passer, whom Haskins calls “a fun guy to study.”
According to the game charters at Pro Football Focus, Haskins was the second-best passer of Week 13, behind only Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.
After big games from Derrius Guice and Adrian Peterson, the running backs and coaches credit the offensive line, wide receivers and quarterback for driving the success.
Washington’s team president needs to go, but it’s worth remembering the last time the team was at such a crossroads.
Washington signed Orchard, a second-round pick in 2015, as a free agent last week.
Washington is getting a little bit better, but the franchise needs a competent leader to achieve any meaningful progress.
Carolina mounted a late comeback with an onside kick, but Washington held on for the 29-21 victory.
Dwayne Haskins's progress continues, while Derrius Guice may have earned himself a bigger role.
Washington has won two straight games for the first time since October of last season.
Owner Daniel Snyder will evaluate his franchise from top to bottom at season's end. That could include team president Bruce Allen, who has seen the team lose 93 games over his 10 years in charge.
It all starts with protecting rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins.
Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan will see his streak of 139 consecutive games come to an end against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The four-time Pro Bowler has been ruled out with a concussion.
The Redskins’ punter is one of the NFL’s best and a rare bright spot during the team’s disappointing season. His off-field interests include inventing his own board game.
The cornerback grades far higher on the right or left side than in the slot.