A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, May 26, 2016.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- In CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler daily "Need to Know," he writes about whether DeSean Jackson's absence during the first week of OTAs will matter in the long run.
-- CSN's Tarik El-Bashir writes that Kirk Cousins is comfortable "taking ownership" of the Redskins' offense now that he is the assured starter.
-- Last year Josh Norman got in a dust-up with quarterback Cam Newton during OTAs, but the corner says Cousins is a different kind of quarterback and should bring out competition.
-- Tandler also has a practice report from Wednesday's workouts.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes reports on Junior Galette not participating in practices until training camp and has some more injury updates, too.
-- Keim also writes about who on the Redskins has the most to prove as the offseason workouts kick into gear this week.
-- ESPN hands out their offseason grades and the Redskins rank near the top (Insider Access needed).
-- The Wasington Times' Anthony Guilizia recaps Wednesday's OTAs and writes about head coach Jay Gruden's being pleases with the intensity he's seen.
-- The Washington Post's Mike Jones has an extensive list of practice notes and observations from Wednesday's OTAs.
-- *The Post's *Jerry Brewer writes that while DeSean Jackson's absence used to be a worrisome factor, but the depth the team has at receiver doesn't give the same cause for concern anymore.
-- Cousins is approaching this season hungrier now with the opportunity to win back-to-back division titles, writes The Post's Liz Clarke.
-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips gives out his thoughts on the second day of OTAs , with some notes about third-round corner Kendall Fuller.
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