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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 1/28

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, January 28, 2013.

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


--With this year's Super Bowl being played outside in a cold weather city, one writer looks at whether or not the success of the game would open the door to a Super Bowl eventually being played in Washington.

--The Washington Redskins have reportedly hired Bradford Banta as a special teams assistant. Banta played in the NFL for ten years and has coached with in Detroit for the past six seasons.

--One article details how the Redskins' players did in this year’s Pro Bowl and who of the three had the best day. Team Sanders lost the game to Team Rice 22-21 on Sunday.

--According to reports, former Redskins' quarterback Doug Williams continues to talk to general manager Bruce Allen about a job of some capacity in the front office. Williams was the football coach at Grambling State before being fired in September.

--Former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has been passed over for the second time as the Baltimore Ravens have decided to hire Gary Kubiak for the offensive coordinator position. Shanahan had met with the Miami Dolphins before interviewing with the Ravens.

--A look at the positives and negatives of how running back Alfred Morris' played in the Pro Bowl on Sunday. This was Morris' first Pro Bowl appearance as he joined offensive tackle Trent Williams and linebacker Brian Orakpo.

--A list of important offseason dates for the Redskins including when teams can place the franchise tag on players, the start of free agency, and the NFL draft.

--One blogger breaks down the Redskins cap situation for the defensive line and what possible cap casualties could come from cutting certain players. This past season the Redskins ranked 17th in rushing yards allowed.

--Taking a look at five possible free agent cornerbacks that could be wearing burgundy and gold next season. Three of the Redskins top four cornerbacks are set to become free agents this offseason.

--What some Redskins players said in an anonymous survey about playing in the Super Bowl with a concussion and why very few players look into the future when it concerns the health of their body.

--One reporter breaks down Redskins cornerback David Amerson's rookie season including a look at the positives and negatives we have seen from him to this point.

--A look at how Washington may get even more cap space to use in free agency, even after they have approximately 28.6 million to spend.

--A writer examines whether or not Jim Haslett is the right choice the Redskins at the defensive coordinator position. The Redskins finished the season ranked 30th in points per game allowed.

--One writer tells why it is unlikely that the Redskins will solve all of the issues with the offensive line this season, but adds his take on a few upgrades that could join the team.


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