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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 9/20

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, September 20, 2013.


--The Redskins offense may feature more option style running plays according to running back Alfred Morris.

--How the Lions plan to attack the Redskins secondary with deep threat receiver Calvin Johnson.

--Linebacker London Fletcher stresses the importance of Sunday's game vs. the Lions.

--Redskins players are encouraging safety Brandon Meriweather through his injuries.

--What quarterback Robert Griffin III must do as a leader according to linebacker London Fletcher.

--In the first two weeks of the season, the Redskins defense came up two yards short of an unwanted record.

--Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett takes responsibility for sub par performances and has confidence in his players.

--Linebackers Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan have made big plays in the first two weeks of the season. 

--Redskins tight end Fred Davis plans to stay consistent and play hard despite his reduced playing time.

--Linebacker Keenan Robinson looks to return to the Redskins by mid-December.

--Practice notes on safety Brandon Meriweather and defensive end Kedric Golston.

-Former NFL coach John Madden, talking about quarterback Robert Griffin III on Sirius XM.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III addresses critics and tells what he plans to do to motivate his teammates.

--Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich talked about his experience wearing a knee brace and how he feels it affects quarterback Robert Griffin III.

--Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan gets some laughs with his new commercial.

--Tackling is a major concern for the Redskins defense as they prepare to play the Lions.

--Injury Updates for the Washington Redskins and Detroit Lions.

--Practice makes perfect for rookie tight end Jordan Reed, his after practice routine may explain why he has had such early success.

--The Redskins defense may face a different challenge if Lions running back Reggie Bush does not play on Sunday.

--A report on the Redskins defense and how it looks to defensive coordinator Jim Haslett.

--Redskins secondary faces a huge challenge in trying to stop the Lions passing attack.

--Stopping the running game has been one of the most concerning aspects of the Redskins defense.

--Redskins tight end Fred Davis comments on his reduced snaps in week two against the Packers.

--One writer's take on quarterback Robert Griffin III performances and how less RGIII could mean a win on Sunday.

--Five questions the Washington Redskins must answer before they play the Detroit Lions at FedExField.

--Reduced snaps surprised Washington's tight end Fred Davis.

--Quarterback Robert Griffin III remains patient with his running game and remains confident that he will provide a spark to the offense.

--Former Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb comments on the read-option style of offense.

--How the Redskins plan to improve their offense by converting third-downs. --Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett is upfront and honestabout defensive woes and puts blame squarely on his shoulders.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) Haslett on the past two games, "I take responsibility for these past two games, I coach the defense." #HTTR

2) #Redskins have won 21 straight home games against the Lions dating back to 1939, but the feat isn't on players' minds

3) While 2013 has gotten off to a disappoint start, there are still 14 games left in the season to do what 22 teams have

4) Shanahan said team doesn't focus on playoff stats for 0-2 teams: "What we've got to do is focus on the next game." #HTTR 5) Kyle: "Our long-term plan is to do what @RGIII does best...what gives our team the best chance to win." #HTTR




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