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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 9/19

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, September 19, 2013.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III on his knee and how he plans to give the offense a spark.

--Rookie tight end Jordan Reed's impressive play has made him a consistent and reliable option for the offense.

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was limited during practice on Wednesday.

--The Detroit Lions are trying to distance themselves from their losing streak vs. Washington.

--What is the status of the Redskins after two games?

--Two weeks into the season, here is what one reporter thinks you need to know about the Washington Redskins.

--Former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann comments on how the Redskins' season has gone thus far and compares it to his experiences in the 70's.

--For the Redskins, it's not their slow 0-2 start but it's quarterback Robert Griffin III mending knee that is the elephant in the room.

--Safety Brandon Meriweather returned to the practice field after suffering a concussion against the Green Bay Packers. 

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III is gaining momentum and starting to show signs of constantly moving the offense down the field. 

--Film review of the Washington Redskins defense by ESPN.

--The Redskins offense needs a spark and they might get it from quarterback Robert Griffin III legs.

--One report that analyzed quarterback Robert Griffin III recovery process and what Redskins fans should expect this Sunday vs. the Lions.

--A report indicates that Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was fined $42,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit.

--Injury update on place kicker Kai Forbath and how his groin muscle is progressing.

--Running back Alfred Morris regrets the light work load he had during the preseason.

--One reporter thinks the Redskins offensive struggles root from problems with the offensive line.

--Two kickers may be the solution for the Redskins as they prepare to take on the Detroit Lions this Sunday.

--The first two games of this season were quarterback Robert Griffin III's preseason according to wide receiver Santana Moss.

--The Redskins defense needs to take care of fundamental issues to insure a victory this Sunday.

--One of the best wide receivers in the NFL, Detroit's Calvin Johnson will demand a lot of attention from the Redskins defense.

--The Detroit Lions' running back Reggie Bush injury update.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III has nothing to add to the conversation about the team's name debate.

--Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather's history of helmet-to-helmet hits.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III responds to wide receiver Pierre Garcon's comments on Griffin's knee brace.

--ESPN writer Rick Reilly comments about the Redskins nickname.

--Highlights from quarterback Robert Griffin III teleconference on Wednesday.

--Redskins players and coaches understand that quarterback Robert Griffin III is still working to get back to last years form.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) NBA star @KDTrey5: "We could be 0-16 and I'm still going to be screaming #Redskins all week, until the death of me."

2) QB @RGIII: "It's not that I want to run more, I think it's what we need...If it's the spark, I'm going to do it." #HTTR

3) QB @RGIII: "I've never been a hype man...but that's what you've got to do as a QB...We've got to get our swagger back." #HTTR

4) QB @RGIII on fan/media support vs. criticism: "We need the support of our fans. We don't need them to try and tear us team apart."#HTTR 5) QB @RGIII: "There's nothing we can say that's going to make it better. We have to do it...on Sundays." #HTTR




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