A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- Turning heads with his play in the first two preseason games, wide receiver
-- CSN Washington's JP Finlay on which rookies might make noise early.
-- Before returning to practice yesterday, Thompson spoke to reporters and said he was feeling "a whole lot better."
-- Jason Hatcher -- coming over a Pro Bowl season where he recorded a career-high 11 sacks -- said his quickness is better entering Saturday's game.
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Gruden: Starters will play "at least" the first half Saturday vs. Baltimore.— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 20, 2014
Gruden on QB @RGIII sliding/not sliding: "He has to understand, and he does understand, that the QB is a very important position."— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 20, 2014