A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Sunday, October 27, 2013.
--Five story lines to follow as the Redskins prepare to take on the Broncos, including how the Redskins plan to win the battle of field position. Special teams will play a big part of Sunday’s game when it comes to where the Broncos and their No.1 offense will start their drives.
--Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss stresses that Redskins players must remain focused on their own game and not Denver. Moss and the Redskins offense did a great job of sustaining drives against Chicago, facing 13 third downs they converted 7 which allowed them to put together their best offensive output of the season with 45 points.
--Redskins injury updates for the Redskins-Broncos game this Sunday including the status of injured safety Reed Doughty (concussion).
--A game preview of the Redskins-Broncos game on Sunday and what an ankle injury to Peyton Manning means for the Redskins.
--A conversation with former NFL quarterback Ron Jaworski and his thoughts on the Redskins team. Jaworski feels that the Redskins’ nickel package will be key to get pressure on quarterback Peyton Manning.
--According to sources Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo received a fine of $15,750 for a roughing the passer penalty vs. the Bears.
--Redskins center Will Montgomery first suggested a rule change that was a deciding factor in the New York Jets victory over the New England Patriots.
--Head coach Mike Shanahan comments on the NFL’s appeal process and how he would like to see it changed.
--After being named the starting safety for the first two games, Bacarri Rambo has been inactive for the past three games. When asked about why he is experiencing no playing time he said, “I have no idea.”
--What you need to know about Rookie tight end Jordan Reed including his improved blocking skills that is getting Redskins coaches excited about his well rounded game.
--ESPN writers John Keim (Redskins) and Jeff Legwold (Broncos) discuss the upcoming game between the Redskins and Broncos. Legwold gives insight to what the Redskins must do to disrupt timing between quarterback Peyton Manning and his receivers if the Redskins want to avoid a shootout.
--How Peyton Manning was almost a Redskins quarterback and how the decisions made by both Manning and the Redskins have turned out thus far.
--Rookie tight end Jordan Reed’s journey to the NFL and how an injury gave him serious thoughts to ending his football career during college.
--How Redskins owner Daniel Snyder helped a devoted Redskins fan pay off debts and help his family.
--Recently signed defensive back Jordan Pugh is ready to face the Denver offense which averages more than 360 yards passing a game. Pugh is familiar with the system having played all 16 games last year and practiced the entire offseason with the Redskins.
--The Redskins dismiss a report from TMZ about Daniel Snyder’s neighbor registering a trademark for the Washington “Bravehearts.”
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