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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 8/10

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Saturday, August 10, 2013.


--It has been reported that Redskins' rookie safety Philip Thomas sprained his foot in the preseason opener on Thursday.

--Home run! Alfred Morris' home run swing celebration that was previously reported as being illegal by the NFL is now considered legal as long as he does not direct it at an opponent.

--One reporter says Redskins' rookie Bacarri Rambo still has some work to do before he can start.

--Whose stock went up and whose went down after Thursday's game? Here is one reporter's take.

--Redskins' rookie cornerback David Amerson has a close relationship with his brother, who has taken a different path in life.

--Washington' defense admitted their tackling woes in the first game, and taking down the runner on the first try would be their focus in practice. One local reporter talks about what he thinks the Redskins could additionally work on.

--Here are five observations from Thursday's game against the Titans.

--Three Redskins were injured during their first preseason game of 2013. Here is an update on those affected by injury.

--Pat White shined against the Titans on Thursday. One reporter wonders if White should be a third quarterback on the Redskins' 53-man roster Here is a look at Pat White's stats from college and the revival of his NFL career.

--Some of the Redskins reached out to fans via social media after the preseason game.

--One reporter brings light to some of the best tweets from fans during the game in Tennessee.

--Although Robert Griffin III did not play in the game on Thursday, he did take the field and suited up for all to see.

--Tom Compton filled in for an injured Trent Williams in Tennessee. One reporter breaks down how he did.

--One national reporter says if the Redskins want to win with Robert Griffin III, they have to do a better job of protecting him

--The Redskins have a young secondary, and one reporter says if the team is going to win this season, the three rookie defensive backs need to grow up fast.

--Kirk Cousins and Roy Helu may not be at the top of the depth chart, but they are very suitable backups.

--Here is what we learned about the Redskins' offense and the defense from the first preseason game.

--One reporter says Robert Griffin III will never be a pocket passer due to his nature.

--An interesting report says Bacarri Rambo was not even considered a pro prospect by NFL scouts until just last year.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) Redskins-Titans: Just The Touchdowns: The Redskins managed three touchdowns in a 22-21 preseason victory over ...

2) Lost in all the excitement of last night's game is the beat box remixed trailer for @RGIII's documentary

3) After great performances, #Redskins QBs @KirkCousins8 and@P5White just two of offensive MVP candidates last night

4) It's @niles_paul84's birthday today! Tweet at the man & wish him Happy Birthday! #HTTR 5) Practice time for #RedskinsRVA practice on Sat. 8/10 has been changed to 2 PM from 1. Gates will open to the public at 11 AM#HTTR




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