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Redskins coach Jay Gruden expects honesty from brother Jon - ESPN
"Jon is Jon," Jay Gruden said. "He's going to be positive if he can, but if I do something that's out-of-line ignorant, I'm sure he'll call me on it."

What to Watch For: Redskins vs Browns | Fanspeak.com

A look at the top 3 things to watch for on Offense, Defense and Special Teams tonight as the Redskins face the Browns in their 2nd preseason game.

Need to Know: 5 Redskins in the spotlight vs. the Browns tonight | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Monday, August 18, five days before the Redskins play their third preseason game against the Ravens. Three and out Five Redskins players who will be in the spotlight tonight as they host the Browns in tonight’s preseason game.

Redskins game day wake-up call - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
The Redskins play their second preseason game, hosting Cleveland at 8 p.m. ET tonight on Monday Night Football. That means Jon Gruden will call a ga

Gruden’s plan for starters may complicate Browns’ quarterback evaluation
While the two coaches have a passing acquaintance, having spoken during the NFL combine, Gruden should have a better feel for his opponent Monday, given that he game-planned against Cleveland’s defensive standouts during his time in Cincinnati. "Every team in the NFL gives you different problems, but Cleveland’s defensive personnel is obviously very good," Gruden said.

Washington Redskins' projected roster - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Examining the Washington Redskins' roster:

Redskins' Gruden impressed with 'swag' of 2nd-year player | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"Well, I obviously wasn’t here, but watching him on tape I see a different player," said Gruden. "There’s no question, and that happens a lot of times. You hope that happens with the rookies who are forced to play that struggle, that the second year they come into their own a little bit and play with a little bit of confidence. When you have more knowledge with the system, more knowledge of the situations and who you’re going against, the more confident you are at corner. I feel that’s what David’s coming to now."

RG3, Johnny Manziel set to clash on MNF | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"We’re excited to see them run and compete," Gruden said. "Get them in a game situation and see how they do, just get the rust off of them. It’s important for them to try to get some type of continuity with the quarterback and the offense in general, just the speed of breaking the huddle on game day and how many plays in a row can you go without getting tired. …So we’ll see what kind of stamina they have. They look like they’re doing well out here at practice, but game-day speed is a little bit different."

Striving ‘to be the greatest,’ Robert Griffin III relishes added responsibility
"They’re a good defense on paper definitely, we haven’t seen what they can do, obviously, because they only have one preseason game," Griffin said. "But they’re going to come out and be physical, and we need to be physical, too. Any time you put a helmet on, it means something to someone somewhere, and we’re going to make sure it means something to us."

Kyle Shanahan prides himself on being able to adapt

Fantasy Fix: Redskins-Browns more than just RGIII, Manziel | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Redskins' Offensive Evolution Continues
First-year head coach Jay Gruden has been working hard with his offense to ensure they gradually build their schemes and strategies.

Fantasy Training Camp Battles to Watch | Fanspeak.com