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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 8/16

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, August 16, 2013.


--Robert Griffin took his second day of 11-on-11 drills yesterday, and he reportedly looked even better than he did the day before. One reporter says he was very close to perfect on the day.

--Coach Jim Haslett told reporters that he thinks is still in top form.

--Rookie Jordan Reed has been receiving high praise for his play in this week's practices.

--Here is a Redskins' morning wake-up call with all the news from this week's practice and more.

--Brandon Jenkins received praise from defensive coaches for his pass rushing abilities yesterday.

--As the Redskins wrap up their third week in Richmond, everyone in the organization considered this move to Virginia's capital a success.

--Here are some notes and observations from Thursday's practice.

--Kyle Shanahan went to the podium yesterday and told reporters he's excited to embrace the challenge of the second year in a new offense.

--Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett told reporters the Redskins have view film of Chip Kelly's Oregon offense to prepare for the first game of the season against the Eagles.

--With fellow rookie and friend Philip Thomas out, Bacarri Rambo is working even harder to help support his injured teammate.

--Rex Grossman told reporters he thinks is at about 90 percent. Despite Griffin III not playing in the preseason, his teammates are not worried about the lack of game reps affecting regular season play.

--Here is an update on Tanard Jackson, the Redskins' currently suspended safety.

--One brave fan has shown what an inspiration Robert Griffin III has been to so many people. Griffin III was so touched by his story that he dedicated the season to his young admirer.

--Perry Riley got a chance to spend quality time with his extended family while in Richmond.

--The Redskins' final practice will end on Friday, and a mad dash will take place back to Washington.

--According to a report, Brian Orakpo has been turning heads in Richmond.

--The Redskins offensive unit is anxious to see what kind of adjustments defenses around the NFL will implement when facing them.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) QB @RGIII starts 11-on-11 drills going 10-for-10 on 14 plays, including a goal line touchdown to TE Fred Davis. #RedskinsRVA #HTTR

2) #Redskins announce the signing of Quan Sturdivant, free agent LB out of UNC. #HTTR #RedskinsRVA

3) Allen on QB @RGIII: "He is ahead of schedule. We've had no setbacks (knocks on wood) and the plan is for him to play in Week 1." #HTTR

4) Allen says #Redskins is looking into options in MD, VA, DC for future stadium possibilities. FedExField lease runs through 2027.#HTTR 5) TE @Niles_Paul84 has a laugh before going full Hulk at#RedskinsRVA practice. Full gallery:




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