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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 Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

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


-- The NFL held its annual Pro Bowl Draft Wednesday evening, and Redskins left tackle Trent Williams was selected to play for Team Michael Irvin, while running back Alfred Morris was selected to play for Team Cris Carter.

-- A pair from Duke -- a wide receiver and offensive lineman -- impressed in the first day of Senior Bowl practices Tuesday in Alabama.

-- Redskins rookie wide receiver Ryan Grant showed promise in limited opportunities in 2014, but wants to become more of a 'student of the game.'

-- Check out the NFL's 2015 Pro Bowl uniforms, and be sure to vote on which one you like better.

-- The Redskins on Tuesday evening formally announced the hiring of Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator. Barry was formerly the San Diego Chargers linebackers coach, and spent time as the Detroit Lions' defensive coordinator.

-- With Senior Bowl practices getting underway on Tuesday, takes a look at a couple athletic cornerbacks that could impress team scouts and front office personnel.

-- Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on Tuesday officially launched his own foundation, the "Family Of 3," in which he helps families and individuals realize their dreams.

--'s Bucky Brooks released his first 2015 mock draft, and has the Redskins picking a talented safety at the No. 5 spot.

-- Redskins linebacker Will Compton over the weekend received a Hometown Hero Award from The Bonne Terre., Mo., Chamber of Commerce.

-- The Redskins Blog looks back at Morris' performance in last year's Pro Bowl, in which he led all players in with 69 receiving yards on four catches.

--'s Tarik El-Bashir reports the Redskins will not retain outside linebackers coach Brian Baker.

-- Several Chargers coaches are excited for their former colleague Joe Barry, who was named the Redskins' defensive coordinator this week.

--'s John Keim discusses the importance of the Redskins capitalizing on their upcoming draft picks.

-- Keim also interviewed ESPN NFL and college scout Matt Williamson and analyst Louis Riddick, who gave their takes on the state of the Redskins' defense.

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