A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler writes that Kirk Cousins is trying to find a balance between calm and intensity.
Check out these photos of the Redskins' defense and special teams preparing for their Week 9 match up against the New England Patriots Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va.
-- Tandler also provides a deeper looking into the Redskins through the first seven games of the season including some of their statistical rankings.
-- The Washington Times' Anthony Gulizia says that while the Redskins' run game has struggled recently, they're still committed to it.
-- While the Patriots are obviously very good, ESPN's John Keim says their team does have some holes that the Redskins could attack.
-- As Keim writes, Football Outsiders says the Redskins have the fourth hardest schedule remaining. They play two more undefeated teams along with a rejuvenated Saints team and four division battles over the next nine games.
-- *The Washington Post's *Mike Jones has this feature on how the Redskins see a budding star in rookie Preston Smith. For him to reach the status they believe he can get to, though, they're demanding consistency each and every day.
-- Jones also has five questions facing the Redskins before this weekend's clash with the Patriots.
--Patriots.com provides their game preview for this weekend's game.
-- The Boston Globe's Andrew Mahoney says that when the Patriots and Redskins meet, even though its not very often, memorable moments happen.
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