A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler and Tarik El-Bashir preview OTAs with a look at the running back position and wonder if the job is Matt Jones' to lose.
-- Tandler and El-Bashir continue their preview series by looking at the safety position and the rotation the Redskins may employ.
-- Tandler also examines who on the roster could be on the bubble and needs to make a big impression as OTAs begin this week.
-- El-Bashir, in anticipation of OTAs beginning, writes that Spencer Long may be a candidate for center this year if the line re-shuffles.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes that both Kirk Cousins and Josh Norman will be under the microscope as OTAs begin.
-- Keim also takes a thorough investigation of the running back position and how the Redskins need to see improvement from Jones in the backfield.
-- ESPN hands out their offseason grades and the Redskins rank near the top (Insider Access needed).
-- The Washington Post's Mike Jones opens up his mailbag and answers questions regarding OTAs and the Cousins contract negotiations.
-- *The Post's *Jake Russell writes that many Redskins alumni are bullish on the growth of Cousins and what he can bring to the offense.
-- After Cousins shared the fact that he listened to Creed last week while lifting, The Post's Scott Allen asked him what else was on his music playlist.
-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes how linebacker Preston Smith has gone from a learner to a mentor on the Redskins defense.
-- WTOP previews what to look for during th first week of OTAs at Redskins Park.
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