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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 3/28

Posted Mar 28, 2014

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, March 28, 2014.

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Friday, March 28, 2014.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.


-- A quick Q & A on the Redskins’ needs and what they have left to do in free agency.

-- With the second week of the NCAA tournament underway, one blogger looks at which players make the “Redskins Elite 8.

-- Linebacker Brian Orakpo spoke about the addition of defensive lineman Jason Hatcher and how Hatcher’s presence will make a difference on the field.

-- Head coach Jay Gruden mentioned that he does not want to “overload” Robert Griffin III because his fear is that he is going to have “too many plays.”

-- Checking out one NFL mock draft that has the Redskins taking offensive tackle Morgan Moses from Virginia with their first pick in the second round.

-- A glance at five of the largest weekly paychecks reportedly handed out by the Redskins, with linebacker Brian Orakpo leading the way after signing his franchise tender on Thursday.

-- Analyzing the offensive line after coach Jay Gruden confirmed some of the changes people had suspected, including Kory Lichtensteiger moving to center.

-- Looking at how a healthy Phillip Thomas and Chris Thompson could help the Redskins this coming season. Both players missed most of their rookie seasons due to injury.

-- The Washington Redskins are one of a few teams that are still reportedly waiting on free agent receiver Kenny Britt to decide where he wants to play this season.

-- One writer’s “ten thoughts” on Jay Gruden to this point after the new coach has settled in.

-- Defensive back E.J. Biggers has re-signed with the Redskins who will give depth to the secondary. The deal is reportedly for one year. Biggers finished the 2013 season with 51 total tackles and one interception.

-- Head coach Jay Gruden says that he wants this 2014 Redskins team to “move on from, but not forget” the 3-13 season of last year.

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