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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 4/8

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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


-- After coming in for workouts this week, many of the Redskins players are noticing a ‘new aura’ in the building at Redskins Park.

-- One writer asks the fans of Washington their opinion on receiver missing voluntary workouts for a previously scheduled vacation trip and whether he should have changed his plans or not. Most fans sided with Jackson.

-- Quarterback Robert Griffin III is happy for a ‘new year’ to begin at Redskins Park and looks forward to getting ready for the upcoming season.

-- A look at five Redskins who will be under the most pressure as the 2014 season rolls around.

-- Former Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien spoke at a charity event and mentioned that he “will hold receiver DeSean Jackson accountable for the No. 11” and wants Jackson to hold it to a high standard as a Redskin.

-- After re-signing a few, and adding a couple, will the Redskins look to bring in a few more outside linebackers to compete behind Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan?

-- Checking out the final auditions for the Redskins cheerleaders who announced their roster after 60 women took the stage competing for a spot.

-- Redskins players are already sticking up for new receiver DeSean Jackson as Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams said in an interview that, “People just want to pick you apart.”

-- How the Redskins players and organization were all in on getting DeSean Jackson to Washington D.C.

-- Right before leaving Pittsburgh and coming to Washington, safety Ryan Clark![](/team/roster/ryan-clark/365917ff-b631-4530-b069-b7452e4ab793/ "Ryan Clark") made a few phone calls to Steelers fans to say goodbye, while also calling some Redskins fans to say hello.

-- One writer looks at ‘five pressing questions’ facing the Redskins for this coming season as the players continue their offseason workouts.

-- Looking at how the Redskins depth chart stands after a free agency period of many player signings and roster moves.  

What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) #Redskins @rak98 @cbaker92redskin and @HankTime85 return to locker room after day 1 of conditioning drills. #HTTR

2) Phase One of #Redskins offseason program has begun. #HTTR

3) First day of offseason workouts today for the #Redskins presents a "clean slate," players say: #HTTR

4) Three Super Bowl-winning #Redskins QBs competing on one field: #HTTR

5) Story and video from the facility as the #Redskins today have begun offseason workouts: #HTTR




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