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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 1/22

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, January 22, 2013.

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


--How offensive coordinator Sean McVay will be able to manage playing the role of quarterback coach while also managing his duties as offensive coordinator for the Redskins. Head coach Jay Gruden will reportedly also spend a lot of time helping to develop quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousin.

--Linebacker Brian Orakpo will join teammates Alfred Morris and Trent Williams in his third trip to the Pro Bowl. Orakpo finished the season with 10 sacks and will replace San Francisco’s Ahmad Brooks.

--With a new regime at Redskins Park this season, one reporter claims the spotlight is now on director of player personnel Scott Campbell who has spent his last 13 seasons in the NFL with the Redskins.

--One reporter looks at who the Redskins should keep their eyes on at this year’s Senior Bowl and how they should address positions of need such as offensive line and wide receiver. 

--A look at how the Redskins and Seahawks have ended up in two different places after signing a new head coach four years ago including players they have drafted and how those players have performed.

--Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and head coach Jay Gruden's relationship appears to be heading in the right direction. Griffin III spoke about Gruden saying “He’s a great guy to be around.”

--Offensive coordinator Sean McVay addressed how the 2014 Redskins offensive scheme is going to be a success, saying that "Jay is going to fit his scheme to our players."

--With many questions surrounding the Redskins this offseason, one writer answers fans questions including "What is the Redskins' cap situation for the upcoming season now that the penalties are gone?"

--According to reports, former Redskins quarterback Doug Williams met with Bruce Allen about a personnel job in Washington. Williams was the MVP in the Redskins Super Bowl XXII win over the Denver Broncos.

--A blogger addresses free agents for this upcoming offseason that Redskins fans should not get their hopes up for as the team is unlikely to sign them, including New Orleans star tight end Jimmy Graham.

--Redskins' coach Jay Gruden addresses how he wants quarterback Robert Griffin III “to be himself” on the field and how using Griffin III's strengths as a quarterback is the way to go.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) Suit up, @Rak98#Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo will replace Ahmad Brooks at the Pro Bowl. Congrats, 'Rak! #HTTR

2) RT to congratulate @TruckNeild and @CarlynFire95 for bringing Cienna Audrey into the world!

3) Would #Redskins consider Hard Knocks? Gruden: "It wasn't that big of a deal...It was kind of fun actually."

4) Tune into @nflnetwork for "Jerry Smith: A Football Life" tonight at 9 p.m. ET

5)@doughty37 has played all 8 yrs with #Redskins: "Hopefully, I'll have an opportunity to come back."




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