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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 9/27

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, September 27, 2013.


--Wide receiver Josh Morgan is not letting reduced playing time take away his belief in the Redskins coaching staff.

--Rookie tight end speaks about his thigh injury and his status for Sunday's game.

--Redskins reserve linebacker Rob Jackson on his suspension and how he plans to come back to the team and make an impact.

--Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett still believes in rookie safety Bacarri Rambo despite benching him in last week's game vs. the Lions.

--Oakland Raiders on how they plan to stop quarterback Robert Griffin III and his dual-threat play.

--Washington Redskins' linebacker London Fletcher on sharing time with linebacker Nick Barnett and how that will keep him more effective throughout games.

--Jose Gumbs' amazing story on how he came to be a NFL player and his desire to make a name for himself in the league.

--Linebacker Brain Orakpo's leadership experience began by taking care of his family during his time at the University of Texas.

--Injury updates before the Washington Redskins vs. the Oakland Raiders game this Sunday.

--A look back at the trade that brought quarterback Robert Griffin III to Washington and if the Redskins would be worse off if they never traded for him.

--Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan addresses how NFL defenses have adapted to option offenses.

--How Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is handling the criticism to the winless start of the 2013 season.

--Five questions the Redskins must answer before they take on the Raiders this Sunday.

--Expect more production from Redskins linebacker London Fletcher by reducing his snaps on Sundays.

--For one of the most elusive players on the team quarterback Robert Griffin III, sliding proves to be difficult.

--Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor's status for Sunday's game vs. the Redskins.

--According to Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III the Redskins are "real close" to a win but how close is real close?

--Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's message to the team "is not to relax."

--How Redskins pass rushers Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo are adjusting to quick passes that are limiting their effectiveness. 

--Lack of production from the wide receiver corps will hurt quarterback Robert Griffin III's most consistent option, Pierre Garcon.

--Redskins linebacker Nick Barnett is used to being on the field, now he must adjust to his new role.

--One thing the Redskins do not want to repeat from last year, their 3-6 start.

--A look at the Raiders team and what to expect if Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor sits on Sunday.

--Redskins defensive end Kedric Golston made no excuses about team's start, calls it "terrible."

--Washington Redskins team doctor Dr. James Andrews refuses to speak on quarterback Robert Griffin III, making for an uncomfortable radio interview.


What's Trending In @Redskins Nation? 1) Haslett: "I believe the way our guys are working, we'll find a way out of it. We made great improvement this week." #HTTR

2) Haslett on goals going into the bye week (5): "I'm looking to get a win and then we'll figure everything else out." #HTTR

3) Shanahan says K @KaiForbath (groin) will kick either Friday or Saturday. It's up to Forbath. #HTTR

4) #Redskins threw 21 passes in 2 min drill and 13 3rd down passes. That accounts for 34 of @RGIII's 50 pass attempts vs. Lions. #HTTR 5) Kyle Shanahan: "Anybody that hasn't done sliding in their life, it's not as easy as it might seem." #HTTR




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