A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, May 2, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- Defensive lineman Jason Hatcher, who just joined the Redskins this offseason, says he loves what he sees from the team and coaching staff at Redskins Park and is impressed with how coach Jay Gruden is running things with the veterans.
-- A look back at five of the best defensive backs that the Washington Redskins have drafted over the years.
-- Though the Redskins do not have a first round pick in this year's draft, does the addition of make up for that?
-- One blogger looks ahead to the draft and wonders if Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley could fall to the Redskins at the 34th spot.
-- Former Redskins linebacker London Fletcher spoke about RG3 becoming the leader in the locker room and said that sometimes Robert Griffin III may “have to be the bad guy” , which comes with the role of leader.
-- With the Wizards just winning their first round series in the NBA Playoffs, one writer asks the fans: “Is there more young talent on the Redskins or Wizards?”
-- A look at who the Redskins are projected to take in one of the latest NFL mock drafts. The Redskins first selection is currently No. 34.
-- Examining offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio from Alabama as a possible fit into the Redskins offensive line, which the team is reportedly looking to beef up in the draft.
-- An insider breaks down quarterback Robert Griffin III’s mechanics and explains what he has worked on this offseason in order to get back to his 2012 form.
-- BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy may possibly be a guy the Redskins select next weekend, one writer believes. Van Noy can play multiple positions which would allow the coaching staff to find the best fit for him.
-- With new head coach Jay Gruden looking to run less read-option with Robert Griffin III this season, one writer explains how less read-option is "more" for the Redskins.
-- A quick look at a few players that one writer believes should be on the Redskins list for the draft when the team selects in the second round at the 34th spot.
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