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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 7/8

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, July 8, 2013.

--The big Washington sports news over the holiday weekend was the wedding of Robert Griffin III to his fiancee, Rebecca Liddicoat. Here's video, a full recap, with a fan tribute to the quarterback, and a recap of wedding photos.

--In other RG3 news, check out his latest family-friendly rap video, featuring Mrs. Robert Griffin III as well.

--With all of the pass-rush attention focusing on the return of Brian Orakpo to the lineup, fans should not forget that Ryan Kerrigan was credited with 50 quarterback hurries last year, the third-best of any outside linebacker/defensive end in the NFL. Opposing offenses certainly won't forget.

--Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham is well-respected in league circles, but is also a bit old-fashioned. It should come as no surprise that Cunningham denounced the effectiveness of the read-option offense, saying quarterbacks will get hurt in this system.

--Some of running back Alfred Morris' descriptions of his tremendous rookie campaign seem like hyperbole, but Morris says he was genuinely lost when he went into training camp last season. "I was like a lost puppy."

--The Washington Redskins won't face the San Diego Chargers until Week 9, but here is an early preview, highlighting the changes they have made this offseason.

--The Washington Redskins have four tight ends with a good chance of making the roster. If all are active on game day, how will the offense properly utilize them?

--With Redskins training camp opening in less than three weeks, here is a look ahead at the competition heating up at the 'Z' receiver position.

--With injuries and ineffectiveness always a concern when constructing rosters, what concerns do YOU have concerning the Redskins roster composition?

--The read-option is getting all of the attention, but how much is it actually used? A statistical breakdown of the offense may surprise you.

--Redskins fullback Eric Kettani has been a hot topic this offseason, both in terms of his football contributions to the team and service to his country in the U.S. Navy. A recap of his interview with the NFL Network.

--Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan made a compelling Hall of Fame resume during his time with the Denver Broncos. But after three years in the Nation's Capital, where does he stand? Two local reporters discuss.

--Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan talked with his hometown newspaper about all things NFL, including his optimism this offseason for the team's defense in 2013.

--Citing an article written on, one national reporter discusses the possibility of Redskins quarterback Pat White moving to a different position if that's what it takes to make the final 53-man roster.

--Rock Newman uses Robert Griffin III's special day as an opportunity to make a statement about the team's name discussion.

--Also, a Native American author calls NFL Commissioner "cowardly" on the topic of the Redskins name.

--Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon earns positive marks in one national writer's fantasy preview for the season.

--One local reporter discusses the merit of Robert Griffin III's leadership potential both on and off the field.

--One former NFL player now faces prison time for tax evasion.


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