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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 2/6

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, Feb. 6, 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. On Wednesday we looked at's Charlie Campbell's mock selection of Stanford tackle Andrus Peat.

-- New quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh was on "Redskins Nation" where he talked about his years in the NFL and said he's "here to help" the quarterbacks perform at a high level.

-- Led by two Pro Bowlers and a standout year by wide receiver DeSean Jackson, Redskins Public Relations reviews the offense's performance in 2014.

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 Candlestick Park's demolition takes full effect, The Redskins Blog looks back at some of the games played by the burgundy and gold there over the years.

-- So what's the scoop on George Allen and Richard Nixon working together? The Redskins Blog recalls Nixon's support for the Redskins and some of the things he did to show that.

-- For Throwback Thursday, The Redskins Blog had video of DeSean Jackson playing baseball in high school.

--'s Rich Tandler predicts some of what new general manager Scot McCloughan may be looking for at this year's NFL Combine.

-- Tandler and Tarik El-Bashir discuss what the Redskins should do at the safety position moving into the 2015 season.

--'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 talked about Brian Orakpo's future with the team. Drafted with the Redskins' first-round pick in 2009, the Texas product has made three Pro Bowl appearances, but has also suffered two different season-ending injuries.

-- *The Washington Post *reviewed the play of all three of the Redskins' tight ends -- Jordan Reed, Niles Paul and Logan Paulsen -- during the 2014 season.

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