A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- The offensive line understands the tall task at hand Sunday with Pro Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt and 2014 NFL Draft No. 1-overall pick Jadeveon Clowney on the other side of the ball.
-- Despite having a down season in terms of production and back surgery, the Redskins' defensive unit is preparing for running back Arian Foster as if he's coming off a Pro Bowl season.
-- After an offseason spent revamping the special teams unit and the culture surrounding it, the special teams unit will get its first test Sunday in proving positive change.
-- With several of the veteran secondary members playing games against the Texans before, they understand the importance of stopping seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson.
-- A Twitter roundup of head coach Jay Gruden's Wednesday press conference.
-- Rookie linebacker
-- Wide receiver Pierre Garcon also cannot wait to get back on the field and showcase his talents.
-- Knowing how strong the Texans' pass-rush is, Gruden talks about game planning against Watt and Clowney.
-- ESPN's John Keim with a positional analysis of the cornerbacks.
-- The Washington Times' Zac Boyer has this story on Gruden's journey to NFL head coach.
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