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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 6/12

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

--Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III may not have any personal interest in what happens to fellow media darling quarterback Tim Tebow, but he expressed approval that the New England Patriots 'stepped up' and signed Tebow earlier this week.

--One reporter's practice notes discuss the dynamic in the secondary where the rookies are being tested under fire early.

--Redskins tryout receiver Donte' Stallworth was the story of the day yesterday, with his scary offseason hot air balloon accident and fortunate recovery. But how does Stallworth fit into the receiver picture in Washington? One reporter examines.

--Redskins veteran receiver Joshua Morgan is happy to enter Year 2 with his hometown team pain-free after an offseason of surgery, rest and rehab.

--As reported on yesterday, head coach Mike Shanahan confirmed that the Redskins intend to sign Stallworth by the end of mandatory minicamp.

--With so many Redskins coming off of injuries, here's a look at updated injury outlook heading into Day 2 of mandatory minicamp.

--A list of notes and observations from the first practice of mandatory minicamp inside the indoor practice facility at Redskins Park. --Redskins running back Alfred Morris![](/team/roster/alfred-morris/3037afa9-bd7f-4134-abf0-f14f0b065fac/ "Alfred Morris") opens up about past loves, pedicures, grades and family in a recent tell-all interview.

--Redskins LB Brian Orakpo said he finally feels healthy this offseason, but calls the pectoral injury that plagued him over the last year "a gift and a curse." --Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo has sported a new facemask this spring but says he has another secret mask in the works. It may look cool, but the real reason for the change is far more practical.

--Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spoke to the media for the final time before training camp and said that he plans to start making cuts on his surgically repaired knee starting next week.

--With than in mind, Robert Griffin III still sees himself on target for training camp, even with some of his other offseason obligations that will keep him away from football.

--If he could be ready for Day 1 of training camp, that makes him a lock to start Week 1, right? One beat reporter examines the evidence.

--In one reporter's news and notes from yesterday's practice, the receivers stood out during full-team drills.

--Finally back to 100 percent, Redskins center Will Montgomery says he feels healthy and is ready to compete with the newfound depth on the offensive line.

--Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan tells the media that when it comes to training camp competitions, it is the incumbent starter's job to lose, except perhaps in instances like Brian Orakpo and Brandon Meriweather who are returning from injury.

--Redskins legend cornerback Darrell Green recently spoke to the media about his son playing with the Dallas Cowboys and his relationship with the Washington Redskins.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) QB @RGIII runs a pitch play with his new @MakeAWish RB. For the full story on his visit, watch @ESPN on 08/18! #HTTR

2) From One 1st-Rounder to Another: QB @RGIII walks the @MakeAWish Draft Pick to his first NFL practice: #HTTR

3) #Redskins & @MakeAWish make a boy's dream come true today at practice. HC Mike Shanahan drafts him to the team:

4) Griffin III on Tebow: "It's good that someone stepped up and signed him...I wish the best for him." #HTTR

5) Griffin III: "I am feeling better and that's a positive thing. As far as training camp...I'm pretty confident I'll be there." #HTTR




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