A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, June 19, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- Full statement from Bob Raskopf, Trademark Attorney for the Washington Redskins, in response to a decision made by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
-- There was a focus on special teams and defensive improvement in Redskins.com's day two minicamp report.
On Wednesday, former Washington Redskins players and staff were in attendance for the second day of minicamp.
-- Haruhito (TJ) Tsuji – a recipient of the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship this season – has been working with the Redskins this week during minicamp. More on his experience with the team.
-- Former Redskins wide receiver James Thrash was honored for his continued public service.
-- The Redskins Week 1 opponent, Houston Texans, announced their starting quarterback earlier this week. Find out who it is and his history against the Redskins.
-- Social media roundup of head coach Jay Gruden's Wednesday press conference.
-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler provides five notes from yesterday's minicamp practice to include some of what the players have planned before training camp starts.
-- One local reporter on what tight end Jordan Reed needs to do to continue his early success.
-- ESPN's John Keim provides 17 observations from yesterday's minicamp practice.
-- One of wide receiver DeSean Jackson's former coaches said he enjoyed working with him and that he "everything I asked him to do."
-- One local reporter on the team's energy and optimism under Gruden.
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1) Raskopf: Today's ruling will have no effect at all on team's ownership of and right to use the Redskins name & logo.
2) Full Statement by Bob Raskopf, Trademark Attorney for the Washington Redskins - http://redsk.in/1kNRYBl
5) Gruden said he's been impressed with the camraderie throughout the roster. "I feel like the team together is coming along great."