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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 7/11

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, July 11, 2013.

--Following up yesterday's story on the psychological and sociological draw to the  RG3 cult of personality, one local reporter discusses the attention given to Robert Griffin III by established sports stars and celebrities.

--NFL fans are still waiting for the matchup between Robert Griffin III and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick on the field, but one national analyst makes the argument that RG3 has already exceeded him, 'as a quarterback.'

--Despite finishing his rookie season with rookie of the year and Pro Bowl honors, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III only lands at No. 13 of top quarterbacks for former NFL player-turned-analyst Ron Jaworski.

--The argument for and against carrying a third quarterback on the roster this season.

--With training camp only two weeks away here is a look ahead at the competition surrounding the tight end position.

--Alfred Morris may be only entering his second year, but he is a throwback running back in one of the NFL's hottest new offensive schemes, combining new world order vs. old-school tradition.

--A look at the Redskins' offensive line, a group that is likely settled going into Year 2 together, but still has room for improvement.

--Much of the discussion in the lead up to training camp has been how the Washington Redskins can work to defend their NFC East title. One local reporter presents a scenario in which they would not win.

--Redskins tight end Fred Davis is coming off of an Achilles' injury that ended his 2012 season, but registers on one national writer's list as a fantasy football sleeper for 2013.

--The Washington Redskins' name change debate continues on the floor of Congress, discussed here and here. An open letter also speaks out against the name. In related news, more discussion of the reported focus group to survey fan opinions of the team name. They also ask about the team's ownership.


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5) #Redskins 'Everyman' LB @RyanKerrigan91 talks Muncie, chores and being a little shy about autographs:




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