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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 8/20

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.

--'s Andrew Walker with a complete recap from Monday night's 24-23 victory over the Cleveland Browns at FedExField. 

The First Ladies of Football take the field for warm-ups at FedExField before the Redskins vs. Browns preseason game on Monday, August 18, 2014.

-- Using the preseason as a good indicator of his progress, rookie offensive lineman said getting reps in preseason "means a lot." 

-- One area the Redskins will work on this week is ball security, as head coach Jay Gruden noted. 

-- More on wide receiver DeSean Jackson's debut with the Redskins which included a 23-yard reception. 

-- Speaking of wide receivers, rookie Ryan Grant continued to impress on Monday, catching four passes for 44 yards and a touchdown. 

-- Led by Ryan Kerrigan and his two-sack performance, the defense once again looked stout again the Browns. 

-- Kerrigan's second sack on Johnny Manziel can be seen over and over again on Redskins Blog. 

-- Gruden talked about his decision to run the ball four straight plays on the goal-line. 

-- Quarterback Robert Griffin III on one of his favorite plays from Monday's victory. 

-- ESPN's John Keim on three things he's keeping an eye on today. 

-- Rookie cornerback Bashad Breeland brought the physicality against the Browns. 

-- Whether it's a punt return, catching a screen pass or going deep, DeSean Jackson talked about his versatility with the media after the game. 



What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

Happy Birthday to #Redskins QB @KirkCousins8! — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 19, 2014

4 receptions. 44 yards. 1 TD. #Redskins rookie WR Ryan Grant continues to impress. READ: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 19, 2014

.@DeSeanJackson11 hauled in his first catch wearing a #Redskins uniform last night. WATCH: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 19, 2014

#Redskins took care of the Browns on #MNF, look to carry momentum into Saturday's game. READ: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 19, 2014

.@DaleJr joined #Redskins Radio Broadcast booth last night, called Cousins-Grant TD. LISTEN: — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 19, 2014




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