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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 6/24

*A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, June 24, 2013.
--Washington Redskins great Sam Huff, 79, has announced his retirement from the team's game day radio broadcast. According to Huff, he will be a featured guest on the pre-game show a few times this season.

--According to an anonymous source, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III reportedly began cutting on his surgically repaired knee and suffered no setbacks after the first week.

--More than five and a half years after the tragic death of Redskins safety Sean Taylor, justice has still not been served. Here's a look inside the prison cell of one of the accused.

--Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was more than a traditional dual-threat quarterback in his rookie season, passing for 3,200 yards through the air, comparing favorably with other top quarterbacks for airing it out.

--Experts discussed on last week's edition of 'This Week @ The Park,' but who do you think will be the Redskins No. 2 wide receiver this year, assuming Pierre Garcon is ready to reprise his role as the offense's top threat.

--Robert Griffin III may have been one of the highest-ranked rookies on the NFL's Top 100 list of 2013, but is there reasonable belief that he should have been ranked higher?

--Now that Roy Helu Jr. is feeling healthy heading into Year 3, the team has to decide what to do with the running back depth chart behind Alfred Morris.

--With a wealth of veteran talent at the wide receiver position, the Washington Redskins have set themselves up nicely for a quality second and third receiver tandem with Joshua Morgan and Leonard Hankerson.

--Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett has two talented rookie safeties at his disposal and told the media during mandatory minicamp that he thinks one of them will earn a starting nod.

--Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins may be the top beneficiary of Robert Griffin III's time on the sideline, but the 2012 backup signal caller thinks RG3 will be ready by Week 1.

--With training camp on the horizon, one local reporter breaks down the depth and competition at the Redskins' right outside linebacker and left defensive end positions.

--What does one national reporter think the Redskins will do with veteran cornerback Josh Wilson? Find out in this week's Twitter mailbag.

--Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III may be wowing fans and medical experts with his swift recovery time, but that doesn't mean that everyone is pleased to hear the progress. According to Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon, injury news has gone overboard this season and that talk should be kept in-house.

--The late Deacon Jones may not have registered an official sack in his career (such stats were not kept at the time), but he is considered one of the greatest sack artists of all-time and coined the term with the media. Following his recent passing, the NFL has announced that the new season sack leader will be bestowed with the Deacon Jones Award to commend his season.

--An in-detail look at option plays in the NFL and how the league has gone about implementing them from the fringe to the focal point of various offensive schemes.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) Congratulations to quarterback Robert Griffin III for being ranked the 15th best player of 2013! 'Like' to congratulate Robert.

2) After 38 years of broadcasting for the Washington Redskins, Hall of Fame linebacker, Sam Huff, has announced his retirement from the broadcast booth. 'Like' to thank Sam for giving the Redskins ...Read More

3) Redskins running back Alfred Morris rushed for 1,612 yards and 13 touchdowns in his rookie season, finishing second in total rushing yards for 2012. How many yards do you think ...Read More

4) Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan made his first trip to Hawaii for the NFL Pro Bowl last season. Do you think he'll repeat his Pro Bowl caliber season in 2013? Text 'Hail' ...Read More

5) While the 79th NFL Draft may be 320 days away, it's never too early to look ahead. 2014 NFL Mock Drafts are already floating around on the internet. See who ...Read More



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