A roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins before tonight's preseason game against the New England Patriots.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- Redskins.com's Andrew Walker has the four keys to tonight's game to include Robert Griffin III being back under center again and seeing the special teams unit for the first time with special teams coordinator Ben Kotwica.
-- Complete game information for tonight's game courtesy Redskins Public Relations.
-- Tonight marks the head coaching debut of Jay Gruden. While he'll feel the excitement of leading the team for the first time in a game situation, he's ready to show he's ready for the task at hand.
Top photos from Redskins & Patriots joint practice session at the Bon Secours Training Center on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
-- Like several of his teammates, rookie wide receiver Cody Hoffman will be making his first career NFL appearance tonight. Coming to the Redskins as a college free agent, Hoffman brings a wealth of success with him from BYU.
-- Making his return to the Redskins tonight is cornerback Richard Crawford. After tearing his ACL and LCL and wondering initially if he'd every play against, Crawford has looked spry during training camp and is ready to be a playmaker once again.
-- Redskins Blog with some quick facts on all of the rookies to include their positions and jersey numbers.
-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler provides five points to keep an eye on tonight.
-- With the battles for roster spots taking the spotlight, The Washington Post's Mike Jones provides some names that need to impress.
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