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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 8/7


A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Monday, August 7, 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 reflects on the first week of training camp.

-- CSN's J. P. Finlay writes about Su'a Cravens having to earn respect from his teammates off the field.

-- Tandler also tries to project the Redskins' 53-man roster.

-- ESPN's John Keim writes that DeSean Jackson has been one of the biggest standouts at camp so far.

--Keim also analyzes what could happen this year with Jackson and Pierre Garçon entering contract years.

-- The Redskins have had a quiet training camp so far, something that suits the team just fine according to Keim.

-- The Washington Times' Anthony Gulizia reports on Wednesday's special teams only practice and shares some notes and observations from what he saw.

-- Gulizia also reports that cornerback Dashaun Phillips is trying to scrap his way from the periphery to a starting role with the Redskins. 

-- The Post's Master Tesfatsion writes that the Redskins are tinkering with lineups before Thursday's preseason game.

*-- *Tesfatsion also writes about how Duke Ihenacho is aiming to stay positive after two injury-shortened seasons in a row. 

-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips shared some more insight about the special teams only practice on Wednesday. 

-- The Times-Dispatch's Matthew Parras also caught up with Doug Williams and asked him about being around the game as an executive. 

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