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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.

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-- 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 Washington Redskins announced the hiring of Robb Akey as the team's defensive line coach on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Take a look back at his career through photos.

-- 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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