A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, July 29, 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 left guard Shawn Lauvao will have to earn his spot back once he returns from the PUP list.
-- After catching up with Morgan Moses, Tandler writes that the right tackle isn't taking anything for granted this season.
-- According to DeSean Jackson, nobody believes in the Redskins, but he doesn't let that sentiment bother him, as written by CSN's J.P. Finlay.
-- Finlay also writes about Josh Doctson sitting out for the first day of camp and that he's unsure about his return.
-- ESPN's John Keim writes more about Thursday's first look at the matchup between Jackson and J. Norman and how the 1-on-1 will play out over the next couple of weeks.
-- With Junior Galette's injury now leaving a big absence in the outside linebacker group, ESPN's John Keim writes that the Redskins will look to inexperienced young players for pass-rush help.
-- Keim also writes about the fact that Kirk Cousins drove to Richmond without his signature conversion van because its battery was dead.
-- In an effort to reduce fumbles, running back Matt Jones took a new approach this offseason, and Keim catches up with him to talk about his changes.
-- The Washington Times' Anthony Gulizia reports that wide receiver Jamison Crowder is feeling more confident entering his second season.
-- The Times' Todd Dybas writes that Cousins is a unique spot this year, not having to look over his shoulder or worry about beating out someone above him.
-- The Washington Post's Jerry Brewer believes it's time for Kirk Cousins to prove his play is as steady as his character.
-- *The Post's *Master Tesfatsion writes that defensive end Stephen Paea is dedicating this season to his grandmother and father in a difficult and emotional offseason.
The Post's Joon Lee writes that Cousins has settled into the starting role nicely to open up training camp.
-- Preston Smith is ready to take on the pass-rushing duties left to him after Galette's injury, writes Tesfatsion.
-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes discusses the impact that ESPN's FirstTake will have when the show visits Richmond, Va., next week.
-- The Times-Dispatch's Paul Woody writes that Redskins owner Dan Snyder is not one-dimensional, after news broke that he paid for the funeral service of Zema Williams.
-- WTOP's George Wallace writes that the Redskins are kicking off training camp with a lot of optimism.
-- WSLS caught up with cornerback Kendall Fuller, who says he's getting a lot of help during his first training camp from veteran players.
-- WUSA9's Frank Hanrahan examined whether Jackson will shed some of his diva attitude and become the dangerous deep threat he has shown he can be this year.
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