A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, October 10, 2013.
--After setting the single-season rushing record with 1,613 yards, running back Alfred Morris has yet to return to last years form. He tells reporters he is ready to play and to do whatever it takes to help the team win.
--Cornerback DeAngelo Hall is ready to contend with wide receiver Dez Bryant. The last time the two were matched up Bryant was held to 4 receptions and 71 yards receiving.
--Running back Alfred Morris (ribs), place kicker Kai Forbath (groin) and tight end Jordan Reed (thigh) all practiced fully yesterday.
--Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield makes no excuses for his broken hand and now without a club on his hand, he is ready to make more impact plays.
--Eliminating penalties, dropped passes and missed assignments will help the Redskins improve their third down conversion rate 32% (31st in NFL) and more than their average 22.8 points a game (17th in NFL).
--Washington Redskins receivers know that the Dallas defense was shredded for 517 yards and 51 points but they also know that "every week is a different week."
--Redskins safety Reed Doughty is putting together an impressive resume, including being a spokesman for the National Kidney Foundation and the Hearing Loss Association of America, for his life after football.
--Redskins lawyer Lanny Davis spoke on the radio about owner Dan Snyder's comments on the team name.
--Quarterback Robert Griffin III and head coach Mike Shanahan offer opinions on the Redskins team name.
--Dallas' 30th-ranked defense and 31st-ranked pass defense could allow quarterback Robert Griffin III to get the offense off to a quick start.
--As the Redskins go for their third strait victory vs. Dallas, one reporter questions if the Redskins vs. Cowboys game is a must win.
--Being behind on the scoreboard early in games has hurt running back Alfred Morris' production (24th in rushing attempts), the running back shakes off any frustrations and is focused on doing his part for a Redskins victory.
--A preview of the Redskins vs. Cowboys game that could come down to a defensive play to decide the game.
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