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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 10/16

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.


--The Washington Redskins sign three players, linebacker Josh Hull, long-snapper Kyle Nelson and safety Trenton Robinson.

--Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan is focused on the Chicago Bears and not distracted by coaching changes rumors.

--After playing the best defensive game since week four of 2011, the Redskins were defeated 31-16 while generating a season-high 433 yards of offense.

--A detailed overview of quarterback Robert Griffin III's game as well as the offense as a whole against Dallas. A 21-yard completion to Leonard Hankerson where Griffin avoided the pass rush but kept his eyes downfield is an encouraging sign for Redskins fans. 

--Questions submitted by fans after the Cowboys game and one sports writer tries to answer the question of how the game would have turned out without special teams mistakes.

--Five quotes from head coach Mike Shanahan on plays that affected the game such as cornerback David Amerson's concussion and quarterback Robert Griffin III's running ability.

--Head coach Mike Shanahan defends his clock management and responds to why the team did not run more no-huddle offense in the fourth quarter.

--How quarterback Robert Griffin III is handling the increased number of blitzes he is getting from defenses, last year he faced the fewest blitzes in the league.

--How a missed call during a special teams play hurt the Redskins and former vice president of officiating, Mike Pereira's take on the play.

--A postgame locker room interview with quarterback Robert Griffin III goes over his night and how his running ability has improved with 77-yards rushing for the QB.

--Running back Alfred Morris refurbished his first car that he bought for $2,000 now "Bentley" is ready to hit road.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III wants to represent the United States in the Olympics even if he has to master ping pong to get there.

--Redskins waived safety Jordan Pugh and sign three players to help special teams and the secondary.

--Injuries to linebacker Bryan Kehl and long snapper Nick Sundberg have placed both on injured reserve.

--The Redskins-Cowboys game beat out the MLB playoffs as the highest rated T.V. program of the week. 

--Thoughts and observations after the Redskins 31-16 loss to the Cowboys. Including comments made by head coach Mike Shanahan that they are "still looking for that guy" on special teams to step up and make plays. 

--Redskins players have fun at the sixth annual All-Star Survivors Celebration at Redskins Park. This event is held for women who are battling breast cancer from the Washington, D.C. area.

--With a 1-4 record the Washington Redskins have dropped to No. 28 in ESPN's power rankings.

--The trial process for the murder of Sean Taylor began yesterday with jury selection.

--A debate on "Special Report With Bret Baier" that dealt with the Redskins team name can be found here.

--What one reporter thinks the next move should be with dealing with the Redskins name.

--Various opinions and quotes from Native Americans, T.V. personalities and retired NFL coaches on the Redskins team name can be found here.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) #Redskins announced today they signed FA LB Josh Hull, LS Kyle Nelson and S Trenton Robinson. #HTTR

2) After a few months apart, #Redskins RB @TreyDeuces and his beloved, revamped 'Bentley' reunited today #HTTR

3) After yesterday's roster moves, there are three new #Redskins. Help get yourself acquainted with all 3 here:

4) #Redskins Darrel Young teaches the Wobble for All-Star Cancer Survivors #ThinkPink

5) Bringing laughs and joy to breast cancer survivors @RGIII and@TheJoshWilson donned wigs. It's Rick James!




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