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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 2/4

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.


-- continues their "Mock Madness" with a roundup of what various media members think of the Redskins' fifth-overall pick. The most recent mock draft that was dissected was's Dane Brugler, who has Florida product Dante Fowler going to the Redskins. A defensive end in college, Fowler is seen as an outside linebacker in the NFL. 

-- The Redskins announced on Monday that former Idaho head coach Robb Akey is the team's new defensive line coach. The Redskins Blog has more on his team as a college coach. 

-- As a player and as a coach, Matt Cavanugh's NFL experience spans three decades. Get a scoop on his entire career here

-- For fullback Darrel Young, who recorded a career-high in touchdowns during the 2014 season, it's not about individual accomplishments. He wants to win games

-- Linebacker Keenan Robinson -- a former Texas Longhorn -- recalled his Signing Day memories. Wednesday marks the 2015 Signing Day. 

-- The Redskins Blog continues its "A Look Inside The Redskins Archives" series with a photo of George Allen game planning with his linebackers. 

-- From Australia to Dubai, see where some of the Redskins have traveled recently. 

-- Linebacker Trent Murphy visited Luke Air Force Base earlier this week where he swapped stories with servicemen and servicewomen and even got a little target practice in. 

-- On Saturday evening, the Redskins contingent attending this year's Super Bowl — including team owner Dan Snyder, Robert Rothman and Fred Smith of the Redskins' ownership group, and team President Bruce Allengot a chance to meet the Super Bowl Five and snap a photo, which you can see above.

--'s Rich Tandler on what the defense could look like under new defensive coordinator Joe Barry. 

-- Tandler and El-Bashir debate whether the Redskins should bolster their inside linebacker unit. Robinson and Perry Riley Jr. started a majority of the games in 2014, with Will Compton also cracking the starting 11 as well.  

-- Former Redskins quarterback Mark Brunell talked about Matt Cavanugh's abilities, saying a coach with talents like his is very hard to find in the NFL. Brunell played under Cavanugh when both were with the Jets

--'s John Keim has a look at some of the Redskins entering the latter stages of their contracts, and what it would mean if those players were either kept or released. 

-- Keim also has this piece looking at the efficiency of all three quarterbacks during the 2014 season when it came to specific targets. 

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