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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 5/12

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A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, May 12, 2014.

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


-- After selecting eight players in this past weekend's NFL Draft, here are some memorable quotes and interesting notes on some of the players picked in Day Three.

-- In his Saturday afternoon press conference shortly after the conclusion of the draft, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said the team targeted two areas -- depth and competition.

-- Tight end Niles Paul and fullback Darrel Young were two of the players in attendance at the Draft Day Party that was held at FedExField on Saturday. Paul said he always appreciates the "love and support" from Redskins fans.

-- One reporter thinks the Redskins went depth over flashiness at this year's draft.

-- With the new additions both in free agency and the draft, one reporter thinks these five Redskins currently have a battle on their hands for their roster spots.

-- Did this year's draft resemble the philosophy of the most recent Super Bowl winner?

-- One reporter says fourth-round selection Brashaud Breeland is a player to watch right off the bat. 

What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) BREAKING: #Redskins select OT Morgan Moses (Virginia) with the 66th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. #SkinsDraft #HTTR

2) BREAKING: #Redskins select LB Trent Murphy (Stanford) with the 47th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. #SkinsDraft #HTTR

3) BREAKING: #Redskins trade the 34th pick to Dallas for their 2nd (47) and 3rd round (78) picks. #SkinsDraft

4) BREAKING: #Redskins select G Spencer Long (Nebraska) with the 78th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. #SkinsDraft #HTTR

5) PICK IS IN: #Redskins select DB Bashaud Breeland (Clemson) with 102nd pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. #SkinsDraft #HTTR




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