A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, June 12, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- On Wednesday, head coach Jay Gruden provided a progress report on the defense and has already noticed the depth on the unit.
-- Also on Wednesday, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III met a 16-year-old fan who said the signal caller saved her life after she battled deep bouts of depression.
-- Twitter roundup and complete video of Gruden's press conference with the media.
The Washington Redskins continued Organized Team Activities at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va., on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
-- Giving the Redskins a dynamic playmaker at a position some teams have underutilized in recent seasons, fullback Darrel Young on the offense during OTAs and the importance of community work.
-- Attending practice yesterday was Jon Gruden, older brother of Jay. Seeing how Jay is transitioning to his new role firsthand, Jon said he is "really proud" of his younger brother.
-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler with five notes from yesterday's practice to include variation of tempo from the offense.
-- As the 2014 season approaches, nose tackle Barry Cofield has been working himself back into football shape after surgery in the offseason.
-- From Aug. 4-6 the Redskins will share the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center with the New England Patriots. Gruden explained the benefit of the joint practices.
-- ESPN's John Keim on some of his observations from Wednesday's OTA session.
-- One local reporter on how the defensive line's push up front could benefit the secondary.
-- Defensive end Jason Hatcher, who was signed by the Redskins in the offseason after an 11-sack season, is ready to "put in work".
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3) READ. Young fan to Robert Griffin III: 'You Saved My Life'. http://redsk.in/1mJpE4m
4) PHOTOS: Jon Gruden continued this week's family theme with a visit to practice today. http://redsk.in/1mIm0rl