A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, July 19, 2013.
--The Redskins were among the best in the NFL in 2012 at intercepting opposing quarterbacks. Linebacker London Fletcher led the team with five picks, but will another player take those reigns in 2013?
--Much has been of Redskins linebacker London Fletcher's future. With the recent retirements of future hall of famers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, one reporter delves into if Fletcher might be next.
--After a long offseason of shoulder rehab, Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon has reportedly been cleared to fully participate in training camp when it opens next week.
--There's no questioning Garçon's value to the team, but what exactly does he mean to quarterback Robert Griffin III? One local writer says, quite a bit.
--It remains to be seen how quickly quarterback Robert Griffin III will join Garçon and the rest of the team on the practice field, but reports indicate he may not be ready at the outset of camp.
--Former Eagles coach Andy Reid took over the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason. Here's a look at what the Redskins’ Week 14 opponents have been up to since Reid's arrival.
--With Robert Griffin III's knee commanding all of offseason quarterback headlines, a local insider reviews the Redskins’ other options behind center as well as Griffin III's development and the potential changes in the play calling.
--Having taken the NFL and Washington D.C. by storm, a local writer chronicles RG3’s rehab, previews his future, and analyzes his leadership. Redskins' tight end Niles Paul added this about Griffin III's ability to lead like a veteran.
--Adding to those aforementioned headlines, Griffin III appears on this week’s cover of Washington Post Magazine.
--Redskins training camp is less than week away, and the city of Richmond is ready to welcome the Burgundy and Gold with open arms – and a few signs.
--With that, here is your guide to Richmond, VA Redskins fans.
--It was announced earlier this week that former Redskins' tight end Chris Cooley would be joining the Redskins' broadcast radio team and Cooley believes he’ll stick with this role for quite some time.
--The battle at both safety positions continues to intrigue analysts and reporters. Another breakdown the Redskins’ most-talked about competition.
--Redskins' defensive tackle Chris Neild is prepared for 2013 coming off of an ACL tear in 2012. But while rehabbing his knee, Neild had to overcome adversity greater than any physical ailment could ever present.
--Here are today’s headlines surrounding all of the teams in the NFC East.
--Sports Illustrated's Don Banks shares his 10 major training camp questions, one of which is if RG3 can mimic Adrian Peterson's 2012 comeback.
--A local writer touches on NFL’s lingering bounty issue with the most recent headline surrounding the Redskins.
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