A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, January 30, 2013.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
--One blogger takes a look at what positions the Redskins need to focus on in free agency and why some are more of a priority than the others.
--With linebacker Brian Orakpo set to become a free agent, one writer questions how much would be too much to bring Orakpo back to the Redskins organization.
--A reporter analyzes Bacarri Rambo’s rookie season including what he did well, what he needs to work on, and a projection of what Rambo will doing for the team moving forward.
--Redskins coaching legend Joe Gibbs filmed a segment with Stephen Colbert on ‘The Colbert Report.’ The two made fun of each other a little in this clip where Colbert wants to become an NFL quarterback.
--A writer looks back on the season to see which five Redskins were the most penalized in 2013.
--Why the replacement for London Fletcher is likely not currently on the roster and where the Redskins will have to look to fill the hole left by the Redskins’ captain.
--A look at which Redskin currently has a car in the Washington Auto Show on display for everyone to see.
--Redskins’ safety Brandon Meriweather’s contract will reportedly expire five days after Super Bowl XLVIII and with a lack of depth in the secondary, the question is if the team will resign him.
--One article explains why new head coach Jay Gruden and quarterback Robert Griffin III can’t talk football yet and when the two will be able to start preparing for the upcoming season.
--What Bill Romanowski said about the Mike Shanahan situation in Washington and what cannot happen again for the Redskins moving forward.
--General manager Bruce Allen addresses few topics including the relationship between quarterback Robert Griffin III and owner Dan Snyder, and what the team is looking to do in free agency.
--Taking a look at the inside linebacker situation for the Redskins and where they need to go moving forward to get the team back on track.
--A reporter analyzes rookie Bacarri Rambo’s season including what he did well, what he needs to work on, and a projection of what Rambo will doing for the team moving forward.
--One writer talks about Champ Bailey’s career during his years in Washington and what things Bailey does that has led him to having a great career to this point. Bailey will play in his first Super Bowl this Sunday, February 2.
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2) Quick break from pre #SB48 coverage to wish @HankTime85 a Happy Birthday! RT and help #85 celebrate his 25th! #HTTRhttp://t.co/DloY2oRbmt
3) Hey @StephenAtHome , did you give the ring you stole back to Coach Gibbs? http://t.co/fasiMdExtu http://t.co/O8uPEgnlni
4) #Redskins RB @Trey_Deuces gets finishing touches before@nflnetwork live appearance: #HTTR #AlfTourhttp://t.co/4BAm8d22Dl
5) Player safety: According to a study distributed by the NFL today, player concussions were down 14% this season over last (117 to 90).