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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 Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

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


-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's Rich Tandler's says Redskins head coach Jay Gruden will get a better chance to evaluate the running backs during the preseason.

-- CSN's J. P. Finlay writes about how Trent Williams is managing injuries into the second week of training camp as the team prepares for its first game. 

-- Finlay also writes about the Redskins beginning a new week and what fans should look for. 

-- ESPN's John Keim writes about what some NFL insiders think of Kirk Cousins.

-- Keim also looks at how the Redskins have moved Trent Murphy back to outside linebacker based on depth.

-- Keim thinks that DeAngelo Hall is benefitting from some regained explosiveness.

-- The Washington Times' Anthony Gulizia writes about how players are feeling as the first preseason game approaches this Thursday.

-- The Times' Todd Dybas writes more about Trent Williams' knee soreness and his status moving forward.

*-- The Washington Post's *Master Tesfatsion provides his practice notes from the Redskins' Monday practice.

-- The Post's Amie Just examined Martrell Spaight's emergence as an inside linebacker after missing last year with a concussion.

-- The Richmond Times-Dispatch's Michael Phillips shares his thoughts on Ryan Grant, who continues to be a consistent presence in the wide receivers group. 

-- The Times-Dispatch's Matthew Parras also caught up with cornerback and English bulldog owner Bashaud Breeland as he tries to break into national discussion this season in the secondary. 

--'s Tyler Dragon provides more on Chris Bakers comments about how Josh Norman is bringing a "nasty" mentality to a defense that wants to bully people around this season.

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