A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 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 looks at the expectations placed on the defensive line this year.
-- CSN Mid-Atlantic's JP Finlay looks at DeSean Jackson's comments about 2016 being a special year for him.
-- ESPN's John Keim says the Redskins have quite a few early opportunities to show they're ready to take the next step.
-- Keim also has this piece on how his HBCU support has helped Anthony Lanier in his climb to the active roster.
-- Keim highlights the team's five captains for the 2016 season, which were announced on Tuesday.
*-- The Washington Post's *Mike Jones says Su'a Cravens is still nailing down the inside linebacker position, but he'll start to branch off some now, too.
-- Jones also answers fan questions as part of his weekly mailbag. Among the topics: rookie impact and Martrell Spaight's growth.
-- The Washington Post's Dan Steinberg and Keith McMillan joined forces to look at what observers are predicting for the Redskins this season.
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