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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 6/18


A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.


-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler runs down some of the players he thinks have really impressed during the offseason and those that will still need time to improve their games heading into the season.

-- Among those who have performed well in Tandler's eyes in Trent Murphy.

-- CSN Washington's Tarik El-Bashir says the battle for the team's No. 2 quarterback spot could be a long one that may last up into the start of the regular season.

-- Will the Redskins make another move before the start of training camp? CSN Washington's JP Finlay thinks it's a possibility.

-- While he's shown some progress already in his first few weeks as a Redskin, head coach Jay Gruden says rookie offensive lineman Brandon Scherff still needs to improve on his game, just as any rookie would need to.

-- The Washington Times' Todd Dybas says that offensive line coach Bill Callahan is demanding, but focused on reshaping the unit.

-- The Washington Times' Zac Boyer says defensive backs coach Perry Fewell brings a sense of discipline to the unit.

--'s John Keim notes that rookie safety Kyshoen Jarrett has stood out both on special teams and defense this week.

-- Keim also wrote that the offense had some inconsistencies in red zone work including Griffin III needing to work on getting the ball out quicker.

-- The play of the day for minicamp day two was rookie cornerback Tevin Mitchel's interception, which you can read about here.

-- ProFootballTalk writes that former Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell is retiring.

-- The Washington Post's Liz Clarke writes that offensive line coach Bill Callahan has a pretty solid long-term design for the unit.

-- USA Today caught up with Garcon who remembered returning to Haiti for the first time after a massive 7.0 earthquake hit the country a few years back.

-- CBSDC's Brian Tinsman says it's been a long road back to the NFL for former Redskins running back Tim Hightower, but he's enjoy another stint on a roster.

-- David Elfin says Callahan's passion for the game will be a foundational block for the offensive line's direction moving forward.

-- The Richmond Time Dispatch's Michael Phillips said the Redskins' pass rushers will benefit under the direction of Joe Kim, a seventh-degree black belt.

-- The Richmond Time Dispatch's Paul Woody thinks placing labels on the Redskins wide receivers shouldn't happen.

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