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.
Check out these photos of the Redskins' defense and special teams preparing for their Week 11 match up against the Carolina Panthers Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va.
-- 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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