A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- With the NFL draft beginning on Thursday, one writer takes a look at one of the last 2014 mock drafts before the real thing begins.
-- Checking out five “notes and quotes” from yesterday’s Redskins press conference with general manager Bruce Allen and director of player personnel Scott Campbell.
-- In yesterday’s press conference, Bruce Allen mentioned that the Redskins trading back from the 34th pick will all depend on what is left on the board after the first round is complete.
-- Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and his wife Tanya were honored on Tuesday night with the Charles B. Wang International Children’s Award for their philanthropic work with kids.
-- Just after being reinstated by the NFL on Monday, safety Tanard Jackson was reportedly released by the Washington Redskins. Jackson was suspended indefinitely back in 2012 for repeated violations of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
-- General manager Bruce Allen said on Tuesday that the Washington Redskins who finished 3-13 last season will look to have about 25 new players on the roster in 2014.
-- The Washington Redskins coaching staff and GM Bruce Allen are looking for “hungry” football players to join the team in order to make the Redskins a contender once again.
-- A look back at the last 10 players selected at the 34th spot in the NFL draft, as the Redskins look to add an immediate starter to the squad.
-- A quick glance at defensive lineman Ra’Shede Hageman from Minnesota, who could possibly add more depth to the Redskins D-line heading into the season.
-- One insider takes a poll from the fans about what position the Redskins should select with the second pick in the second round.
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3) Allen: 'We've added to this football team. The fact we don't have a 1st-round draft choice is because we have a quarterback.'