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Washington Redskins Gameday Clips

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Sunday, December 29, 2013.


--Redskins linebacker London Fletcher gave himself an outside chance of playing football again despite his announcement of last week's game would be his last at FedExField.

--Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley receives praise from other members of the media on his skills as a radio host. Cooley's program director Chuck Sapienza said, "I’m amazed at what I hear him say each week."

--Storylines Redskins fans should follow before the Redskins-Giants game this Sunday including how the Redskins can avoid losing their eighth straight game vs. the Giants.

--Many Redskins players know that Sunday's game vs. the Giants will be the last for many players on the Redskins roster. 18 out of the 53 man roster have expiring contracts at the end of the year.

--Linebacker Brian Orakpo suffered a groin injury vs. the Cowboys and is unsure if he will play on Sunday vs. the Giants. Orakpo said, "If I’m able to go, I’m gonna play."

--A meeting between owner Daniel Snyder and head coach Mike Shanahan hasn’t been set according to Shanahan. Shanahan said he expects to meet with Snyder at the end of the season to discuss his status as the Redskins head coach.

--Redskins players on Pro Bowl announcements, wide receiver Pierre Garcon said, "Nah, I'm gonna be the same old guy, it doesn't matter."

--Left tackle Trent Williams was named to the Pro Bowl on Friday. This is his second consecutive season named to the Pro Bowl and is the only player from the Redskins selected this year.

--A look at the controversy that was caused with the Redskins team name this season and its affect outside of the Redskins locker room.

--A Redskins-Giants game preview and how quarterback Kirk Cousins' play needs to improve if the Redskins hope to snap a seven game losing streak.

--Potential NFL Draft prospects from the Military Bowl including Marshall's tight end Gator Hoskins. Hoskins comes in at 6'2", 240 lbs.  and has 13 touchdowns on the 2013 season.

--When asked about quarterback Robert Griffin III, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan shares his confidence of Griffin's ability to learn new offensive schemes. Shanahan said, "Robert works at it, he’ll give it his full effort and if you do that you’re going to pick stuff up."

--An interesting look at statistics from the Redskins season and how the battle of field position hurt the Redskins and how playing from behind hurt the Redskins offense all year. The Redskins trailed an average of 7.8 points when they started their offensive drive.

--An interview with Redskins linebacker London Fletcher on his feelings on the Hall of Fame and what scenario would be best for him to return to the NFL.

--A look at the Pro Bowl selections this season and why Redskins tackle Trent Williams was the only Redskins player selected.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

2) LB @LFletcher59 makes his way into the #Redskins locker room after final practice. #HTTR

3) #Redskins legend Art Monk visits practice to congratulate@PierreGarcon in person. The two chatted after:

4) #Redskins linebacker @LFletcher59 surveys the scene during his last practice as a pro

5) #Redskins about to start their final regular season practice. Here's a look at @KirkCousins8 and @RGIII from Thurs.




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