A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, delivered by FedEx Ground.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- In CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler's daily "Need to Know" series, he takes a look at the sack potency featured in the combination of linebackers Ryan Kerrigan and Trent Murphy.
-- Tandler also reports on a couple of injuries that occurred in Sunday's game in Arizona, including center Spencer Long's concussion.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's JP Finlay writes about head coach Jay Gruden, who was very displeased with his team's effort after the loss to the Cardinals.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that quarterback Kirk Cousins will be defined by how he finishes the last four games of this season.
-- Keim also writes more about Gruden's frustration after Sunday night's loss that led to an angry postgame speech.
-- The Washington Times' Tommy Chalk wrote about the Redskins' inability to stop Cardinals running back David Johnson as a key factor in the team's loss.
-- The Washington Post's Master Tesfatsion provides the game story from Sunday night's loss to the Cardinals, which gave Cousins and the offense constant pressure throughout the day.
--*The Post's *Jerry Brewer writes that the Redskins needed to hear Gruden's tirade after the game and that his displeasure will be a defining moment in how the season plays out.
--The *Post'*s Mike Jones writes that the Redskins defense holds the responsibility for Sunday's loss and putting the team's playoff chances in jeopardy.
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