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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 7/31

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.


--Redskins' cornerback DeAngelo Hall was in a walking boot yesterday, and the team says the extent of his injury has now been determined along with fellow teammate Trent Williams. Hall gave reporters a timetable of when to expect a return.

--Bryan Kehl has stuggled lately to stay on NFL rosters, but he is willing to put himself on the line to stay on the Redskins.

--Despite an almost perfect 2012 season, Kai Forbath is still trying to become a better kickoff specialist.

--With injuries to the linebacking corps, the Redskins brought in a free agent linebacker for a workout. He led Buffalo in tackles last season.

--The Redskins spent most of the offseason anticipating the return of the two-time Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo, but no one is more excited than Redskins' outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan. Orakpo is known for his ability to frustrate opposing running games, but one reporter says he is coming into his own in the Redskins' pass coverage.

--An NFL legend pulled a classic prank on former Redskins' cornerback Fred Smoot when he was in his first year.

--Ryan Kerrigan pulled a "Matt Harvey-like" joke on some Redskins' fans in Richmond. One reporter analyses the video and what kind of experience it was for young Kerrigan.

--Santana Moss may be 34 years old, but reporters are saying he is playing like a youngster. Here are some practice notes praising Moss's ever-young abilities. Another veteran wide receiver, Dante Stallworth, has not had the camp he wanted so far.

--Robert Griffin III showed fans yesterday that he is trying to be more careful when running. His emphatic slide had Redskins' supporters cheering.

--Redskins' running back Tristan Davis has decided to call it quits. Here is more information on the sudden retirement.

--Redskins' left tackle Trent Williams was paying homage to Washington's favorite group of linemen in practice on Monday.

--Aldrick Robinson has been turning heads in past week at camp. Robert Griffin III was praising his name shortly after 7-on-7 drills.  With young talent at wide receiver, the Washington offense is hoping to get more out of their receiving corps.

--Robert Griffin III has decided to wear his knee brace all season long, but he says it should have no effect on how he plays.

--Did you miss yesterday's afternoon practice? One reporter breaks down how the starters did during the Redskins' afternoon drills.

--The Redskins' move to Richmond, according to GM Bruce Allen, may set the tone for other NFL teams.

--A new fashion trend has emerged from Redskins' training camp. You may be surprised which group of guys started the trend.

--Want to send an e-mail to Mike Shanahan? Well, tough luck. The head coach does not have an e-mail account. In fact, he has never even been on Twitter.

--Here is full injury update on all Redskins' players from yesterday's team activities.

--Redskins' injured defensive end Adam Carriker says the team doctors have not made a final ruling on whether he will or will not play this season.

--Robert Griffin III is an iconic figure in the today's sports world. One national writer talks about the implications of his superstar status.

--Roy Helu Jr. is coming off an injury that kept him out of the 2012 season, but he is looking to fight for a spot in the crowded backfield.

--Kirk Cousins is a beloved member of the Redskins' organization. Here are 10 things to know about the backup quarterback.

--Josh Wilson talked to reporters about his quarterback's skills on the microphone.

--The Washington Kastles are a championship organization in D.C., but many Redskins' players are, well, unfamiliar with the tennis champions.

--Alfred Morris is usually second to Robert Griffin III in media attention, and he says he is just fine with that. Morris also amused reporters when he did an impression of a famous sports movie.

--One writer says the player with the most to show this season is tight end Fred Davis.

--Last year, the team was 9-1 when Pierre Garcon was in the lineup. He is impressing reporters just five days into camp.

--The Redskins were on a mission at the draft in April to bolster their secondary. One reporter says the young defensive backs are already making a difference.

--Here is more information on the Redskins' name-change controversy.


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3) This morning the #Redskins Lombardi trophies were unveiled at the Science Museum of Virginia.…

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