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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 8/9

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

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

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-- Despite playing only the first drive of the game, the first-team offense looked effective under the leadership of quarterback Robert Griffin III.

-- Speaking of the offense, the running back depth impressed while Aldrick Robinson carried the way on the outside to include a touchdown reception.

Evan Redmon of Son of Washington provides another look at the Redskins' 23-6 victory over the New England Patriots on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

-- Wanting to get back to an aggressive style of play that generated 30 turnovers in 2012, the defense played strong throughout the game on Thursday.

-- Both Redskins touchdowns in the team's 23-6 victory on Thursday were the result of long, methodical drives.

-- With wide receiver Pierre Garcon celebrating his 28th birthday, Redskins Blog takes a look back at some of his top moments over the last two seasons.

-- Who do you think was the Redskins' top performer vs. New England? More on a couple of candidates.

-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler analyzes the special teams' performance.

-- ESPN's John Keim takes a look at some of the highlight moments on the defensive side of the ball.

-- According to The Washington Post's Mike Jones on where the kicking competition stands.

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What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

#HuddleUp #HTTR pic.twitter.com/sMG1USPjp0 — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 8, 2014

READ: Jay Gruden kicks off his #Redskins head coaching career with a victory. http://t.co/efQ9BtTpOl pic.twitter.com/BabRxp0RTG — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 8, 2014

WATCH: "It felt good...getting back to live football." #Redskins LB @rak98. http://t.co/vyXFIHYU4t pic.twitter.com/Nlh9MNQBGo — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 8, 2014

#Redskins Rookies, @TheGreatLache @ThirdEyeSi and Akeem Davis, show flashes during win over #Patriots. #HTTR http://t.co/wJz2QzoyRk — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 8, 2014

WATCH: @AldrickRobinson with the 10 yard TD reception from @KirkCousins8. http://t.co/3teCprRyeL pic.twitter.com/Ly7Pkxdhy8 — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 8, 2014

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