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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 8/3


A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

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


-- In CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler's daily "Need to Know," he writes about the running backs making ball security a primary issue in camp, and it seems to be working. 

-- Tandler also writes about Bashaud Breeland's early success in camp and whether he thinks the cornerback could have a lot more interceptions this year.

-- CSN's J. P. Finlay reports on linebacker/safety Su'a Cravens, who sat out practice on Tuesday with a strained tendon in his leg

-- Finlay also writes about how the Richmond Spiders' football coach John Garrett, brother of Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, watched practice yesterday.

-- ESPN's John Keim writes about how Kedric Golston became a fixture on the Redskins with an old-fashioned mentality. 

-- Will Compton and Kirk Cousins played a vocal chess match during Tuesday's practice, and Keim looks into how it played out. 

-- Keim also writes about Cousins' leadership skills and how players don't necessarily think his style needs to be extremely vocal.

-- ESPN's Darren Rovell writes more about the Cousins Corn Maze in Northern Virginia. 

-- The Washington Times' Anthony Gulizia writes more about Tuesday's practice and notes Compton's increased vocal leadership as the mike linebacker. 

-- Gulizia also reports that the Redskins are learning to adjust in training camp this year without joint practices, which can help players lower on the depth chart. 

-- The Times' Thom Loverro sees similiarities between this year's Redskins Ring of Fame inductee Bobby Beathard and the team's current GM Scot McClougan.

-- *The Post's *Mike Jones writes more about Kedric Golston's leadership and how he sets the tone on the defense.

-- Jones also reports on how defensive coordinator Joe Barry views Su'a Cravens, not exactly as a safety or linebacker, but as a playmaker.

-- The Post's Amie Just writes about Richmond native Reggie Diggs' return to the practice field after being activated off the PUP list. 

-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes about the reason Will Blackmon quit fantasy football six years ago thanks to one of his teammates.

-- The Times-Dispatch's columnist Paul Woody notes that many rookies who leave college and enter NFL training camps still have significant student loan debt.

-- CBSSports' Jason LaCanfora writes that the Redskins are boring this year, which could mean trouble for NFC East opponents this season. 

-- WRIC's Mitch Carr writes more about Digg's return to the field after playing college football in Richmond.

--CBS's Rick Snider wonders if the Redskins really do have the second coming of the famous "Hogs."

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