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Washington Redskins Training Camp Report: Day 8 - ESPN
They didn’t exactly have dead legs, but they were dealing with a variety of aches and painsm so coach Jay Gruden cut short their morning practice by perhaps 15-20 minutes. Rather than finish the workout, Gruden had the team run the width of the field, down and back, five times. "They were a little wounded out there," Gruden said. "Everybody this time in camp has a little soreness now. Now it’s how to get the most out of them." They’ll be back in pads Friday. For what it’s worth, quarterback Robert Griffin III finished first each time.

Will The Redskins Shelve The Zone Read?
Rick Snider says Redskins coach Jay Gruden is providing a peek at his offense, and the famed zone read is barely seen.

Josh LeRibeus' Form Catching Redskins' Attention

A season after not appearing in a single game due to poor conditioning and injury, third-year guard Josh LeRibeus is turning heads after a focused offseason that consisted of a much healthier diet.

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden cuts practice short | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Griffin III on Patriots: "They're not our Friends"

Robert Griffin III, Redskins quarterback, spoke to the media after Thursday's practice about the Patriots coming to town next week.

ROOKIE SPOTLIGHT: Morgan Moses

During training camp, Redskins.com's Stephen Czarda will provide an in-depth look at the drafted rookies, both on and off the field. Today's spotlight is on Morgan Moses.

Recovered from ACL surgery, Richard Crawford sets about reclaiming a role

"I’m sure I’m going to get my opportunity to do it," Crawford said, "and when I do, I just have to be successful."

Steve Sands says he’s ‘on a rampage’ to put Mark Rypien in the Redskins’ Ring of Fame - The Washington Post

"In my opinion, it is the most egregious sports act in our nation’s capital," Sands said. "Mark Rypien, who led the Skins to a Super Bowl, who was a Super Bowl MVP. And by the way, he wasn’t Kurt Warner for four or five years, but he had a terrific run. Not just one season. I mean, he had a terrific run. And if you remember, if he and Brian Mitchell handle that ball in San Francisco [in 1993], we might win that game and Joe Gibbs might not retire….

Washington Redskins call Jordan Reed special talent - ESPN

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Washington Redskins see the talent when he runs his routes, crossing over linebackers the same way he used to fool defenders in b

Need to Know: Redskins camp news and notes, Day 7–Continuity in the running game | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 1, six days before the Redskins open the preseason against the Patriots. Nickel coverage News, notes, and quotes from Day 7 of Redskins training camp. —Yesterday we touched on Alfred Morris possibly catching some more passes.

Redskins rookie Morgan Moses making the transition from left to right tackle - The Washington Post

"When you’re moving them around from the left side to right side, it’s not easy for a tackle. It doesn’t sound like much to us in here, but it’s a totally different technique from time to time, a different stance," Gruden said. "You do have to give him a little leeway from time to time, but he’s done a good job. I think he still has a long way to go with his aiming points and some of the protections, but we love his length."

Gruden: Defensive assessment revealed deficiencies in talent, not schematics

Redskins rookie report: Bashaud Breeland - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN

RICHMOND, VA. -- I'll take a periodic look at each Washington Redskins rookie, what they're learning and what they still must learn, as the summer unf

Kicking competition will go down to ‘the very last minute’

CB Courtney Bridget Jr. goes unclaimed, placed on IR

Robert Griffin III report: Keeping WRs happy - ESPN

RICHMOND, VA. -- This challenge beats the alternative which, in this case, would mean a lack of talent and no options. The Washington Redskins, though

Alfred Morris welcomes less attention for Washington Redskins - ESPN

RICHMOND, VA. -- Alfred Morris didn’t worry about his role after the Redskins acquired more receiving talent. He only saw the possibilities for

ON THE RUN: Competition for Redskins backup running back is heating up - Washington Times

Of all the position battles at Redskins training camp this year, running back is probably the most heated. Alfred Morris is the incumbent favorite after two straight seasons of 1,200 or more rushing yards. But the talent lining up behind him cannot be ignored, and with the deadline for the 53-man roster only a month away coach Jay Gruden and his staff may have too much of a good thing on their hands.