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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 7/3

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

--While Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo has been the face of the team's rejuvenated pass rush this offseason, the Redskins will likely need interior pressure from their defensive line. Can they get it done?

--Is a sophomore slump in the cards for either Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III or running back Alfred Morris? A former Redskins star chimes in to say that it's not likely.

--Behind running back Alfred Morris, the Redskins have a host of young backs looking to earn a roster spot as the primary backup. Between Jawan Jamison and Chris Thompson, which rookie back makes the roster?

--With players reporting to the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in exactly three weeks, a look at the training camp competition at the X wide receiver spot.

--Even with the improved depth on the offensive line in recent seasons, CSNWashignton ponders whether this unit can sustain injuries and still find a way to succeed.

--Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III taking some personal time for himself in Las Vegas in preparation of his wedding this Saturday, July 6. Don't worry folks, he doesn't drink alcohol. Here is also a Twitter recap of the festivities.

--Renowned rapper and Washington Redskins fan Wale sends along a message to quarterback Robert Griffin III in the liner notes of his latest album.

--Revisiting the Washington Redskins' Week 2 loss to the St. Louis Rams during the 2012 season.

--Sophomore cornerback Richard Crawford doesn't care what round he was taken in; he knows he has a good chance to earn playing time or even a starting job this training camp. As for fellow sophomores Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris? They're providing motivation for the rest of the team.

--Redskins running back Jawan Jamison gives a behind the scenes look into his personal life and his inspiration for jumping to the NFL early: his mother, who is currently battling breast cancer.

--Redskins running back Alfred Morris once trained with Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and says he has high expectations for his friend in South Beach this season.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) #Redskins WR @JoshMorgan on QB @RGIII: "He gets through 1-2 of his reads and then says, 'I'm just going to make a play myself.'"#HTTR

2) #Redskins WR @JoshMorgan on QB @KirkCousins8: "He's like a computer; he's going to get through all 4 of his reads before he throws it away."

3) Minnifield Ready For Second 'Rookie' Season: Redskins CB Chase Minnifield turned heads in minicamp for the sec...

4) The NFL is holding a fan vote for 'The Greatest Uniform in NFL History.' Representing the Redskins are the 1965-68 uniforms and the current uniforms at the No. 5 and ...Read More

5) Don't expect #Redskins QB @KirkCousins8 to be the leader of the skinny jeans fad anytime soon




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