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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 1/14

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.

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-- For quarterback Robert Griffin III, his "only focus" is on getting victories and finding ways to achieve that goal. He talked about the 2014 season and what's next for him during the offseason.

-- Despite a string of nagging injuries, Pro Bowl tackle Trent Williams continued to lead by example, showcasing his toughness in the process.

Take a look at some photos from Scot McCloughan's first day as general manager of the Washington Redskins.

-- McCloughan has had success at all of his stops in the NFL, as his career in the league has spanned 22 seasons between the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. Along the way, he's drafted and acquired some of the best talent around.

-- In his press conference on Friday, McCloughan said he wants to build through the draft over the next few years.

-- President Bruce Allen on Friday says "Scot was the right man" to take over as general manager. Allen talked about the process of getting McCloughan to Washington.

-- Redskins.com's Andrew Walker provides a deeper look at all of the Redskins 2015 opponents, including their total offensive and defensive rankings in 2014, series record and more.

-- NBC4 and the Redskins teamed up over the weekend to host the annual Health & Wellness Expo.

-- The Redskins and Inova hosted a blood drive on Saturday where several alumni made appearances.

-- Pro Football Hall of Famer Darrell Green is coaching cornerbacks in the upcoming NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

-- Former running back Earnest Byner talked with The Redskins Blog about his new book "Everybody Fumbles."

-- Running back Silas Redd is returning to USC to finish his degree.

-- Tight end Niles Paul last weekend had his high school jersey retired.

-- Quarterback Robert Griffin III is auctioning off his signed cast that protected his dislocated ankle for the "Family of 3" foundation.

-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler on the possibility of David Amerson moving to safety.

-- CSN Washington's Tarik El-Bashir on head coach Jay Gruden having the final say in the defensive coordinator hiring.

-- What are Tandler and El-Bashir's thoughts on tackle Tom Compton through three seasons? You can find out here.

-- ESPN's John Keim dissects the 49ers' 2008 draft class -- one McCloughan had involvement in selecting.

-- ProFootballTalk reports that the Redskins are one of nine teams eligible for HBO's "Hard Knocks."


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