A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, July 14, 2016.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- In CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler's daily "Need to Know," he writes that signing K. Cousins to a long-term deal already on the franchise tag would be a first for the Redskins.
-- Fellow CSN Mid-Atlantic writer J.P. Finlay asks what the impact will be for the Redskins roster next year if Cousins stays with the franchise tag this year.
-- Finlay also writes that while the Redskins have largely improved, they also face one of the toughest schedules in the league this season.
-- Tandler continues analyzing the team in advance of training camp, and tries to project who will be a key player on the offense in three years.
-- ESPN's John Keim reports that the Redskins and Trent Williams are still far apart on a long-term contract as the Friday deadline quickly approaches.
-- Keim also writes about Redskins safety/linebacker Su'a Cravens, who proclaimed himself one of the best players in USC's history on Twitter last week.
-- The Washington Post's Master Tesfatsion projects which Redskins rookie will make the biggest impact in the upcoming season.
-- *The Post's *Mike Jones opens up his mailbag and as part of his answers, discusses whether the Redskins should try to go for two-point conversions more often.
-- Sports Illustrated writes that Trent Williams is the third best offensive tackle in the league.
-- Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman interviewed Ricky Jean Francois about his opinions regarding last week's tragic events around the country.
-- In an interview on 106.7 The Fan, Jason La Canfora said the Redskins may finally break through this season and be good for a while.
Check Out What's On Redskins.com:
What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?
A Look Around The League: