A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, April 11, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- In an interview, nose tackle Barry Cofield mentioned that the Redskins signing NFC East rivals DeSean Jackson and Jason Hatcher is like a “double whammy” for the team.
-- Looking at five popular draft picks for the Redskins from different mock drafts around the internet. One very common pick for Washington is offensive tackle Morgan Moses from the University of Virginia.
-- With the Redskins bringing in DeSean Jackson, Andre Roberts!(/team/roster/andre-roberts/40456b52-76c0-4683-bcdf-6b8df498f489/ "Andre Roberts") will now most likely have a different role with the team than what most people previously thought.
-- One writer talks about different things that Redskins fans should look for when watching this year's preseason games. The Redskins will open up at home against the New England Patriots.
-- With new head coach Jay Gruden along and GM Bruce Allen running things for the Redskins now, will there be a new approach to the NFL draft in May?
-- Former Redskins receiver Darnerien McCants took to Twitter to talk about NFL job security with one reporter.
-- Former Redskins receiver Anthony Armstrong was reportedly back at Redskins Park on Thursday for a visit with the team. Armstrong played 29 games with the Redskins during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
-- Breaking down the Redskins salary cap situation for the defense by position heading into the 2014 season.
-- One writer analyzes Todd McShay’s fourth mock draft, focusing on the players McShay has the Redskins selecting in 2014.
-- According to reports, former Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots receiver Austin Collie tried out with the Redskins. With a full line of receivers on the team already signed, Collie would likely be fighting for a roster spot with the team.
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