A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- In his daily "Need To Know," CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler says these five Redskins need to step up their play against the Panthers.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's Tarik El-Bashir writes that the Redskins are set to face yet another MVP candidate, this time with Cam Newton.
-- El-Bashir also reports that Terrance Knighton missed Thursday's practice with a doctor's appointment. Knighton has been dealing with painful cluster headaches.
-- El-Bashir also wonders if a full-time move to safety is in the works for DeAngelo Hall.
-- ESPN's John Keim has this piece on how Preston Smith has been guided by the advice of his veteran teammates.
-- Keim also writes that for now, Hall still views himself as a cornerback.
-- And while the defense for the Panthers is among the best in the NFL, Keim thinks Jordan Reed could be in for a big day.
-- The Washington Post's Mike Jones has another inside look at the Redskins' young offensive line, and how they use their "tool box" to improve.
-- 106.7 The Fan's Brian McNally writes that higher intensity at Redskin practices is a sign of progress.
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