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Daily Slop: Morgan Moses Aims to Showcase Improved Versatility, Consistency; Alfred Morris Makes Receiving a Priority

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Redskins’ Alfred Morris makes receiving a priority - The Washington Post
"It’s a confidence thing. You have to work on the little details, like making sure you look [the ball] in and getting your fingers wrapped around the ball," he said. "It’s even the things such as route running. Being able to keep that separation from a defender and not letting him undercut you will definitely help."

Redskins running out of days to make Bowen PUP decision | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Redskins coach Jay Gruden said on Thursday that Bowen "looks better that what I’ve seen" but that he still had swelling and soreness after working out on the side during practice. Gruden didn’t say that Bowen would start the season on the PUP list but it’s clear that he is running out of days to get healthy. "I would like to get him in practice at least right after the fourth preseason game and see how he’s doing or close thereabouts before the fourth game, but we’ll wait and see," said Gruden.

Washington Redskins mailbag: O-line changes? - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- With less than a week left in the preseason, the focus is on roster spots (receiver), starting jobs (safety) and the future of certain

OT Morgan Moses aims to showcase improved versatility, consistency
"It’s just being available, being able to show I can play left and right tackle," Moses said. "Since camp began, I’ve been trying to come out and learn the playbook, and now I’m being moved to right tackle, and I’ll try to compete and enhance that every day. … Being able to get all these practice reps and then get all those game reps, it definitely boosts your confidence, knowing that you belong here and can do it on this level."

Robert Griffin III responds to critics regarding social media activity

News and notes from Thursday’s open locker room

For cornerback Bashaud Breeland, the game is slowing down
"It’s just me putting myself in a good position to make a play like that, learning from previous games where I could’ve done better on certain plays," he said. "I learned from the previous game and corrected it. … That’s my goal coming in, progress each week as I grow in this league."

5 Returning Players who have Improved this Preseason |

Wide receiver Rashad Ross faces long odds to make Washington Redskins roster - The Washington Post
"I feel like my best chance of making the roster is through special teams," said Ross, 24, who spent time at Tennessee and Kansas City last season. "Andre [Roberts] is the number one returner right now. My goal is just to showcase what I can do on the return game and let them choose who they want."

Redskins wake-up call - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- The Redskins do not have a practice Friday, instead they’ll have a closed walk-through at Andrews Air Force Base, visit with the

Need to Know: Redskins Park notes–Gruden will make first cuts quickly | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 22, one day before the Redskins play their third preseason game against the Ravens. Redskins Park quick hits The buzz around Redskins Park on Thursday. —The cut from 90 to 75 has to be done by 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

Gabe Miller's Transition Highlighted By Sack
Originally coming to Washington as a tight end, Gabe Miller transitioned to linebacker during the offseason. His progress -- which now includes a sack vs. the Browns -- has garnished serious attention.

Jason Hatcher, Redskins' top defensive newcomer, set for preseason debut - Washington Times
Coaches like to say that players like Hatcher have a bit of an edge, or a mean streak. Hatcher said he is "a hard guy." But perhaps veteran cornerback DeAngelo Hall described him best. "Just a dog," Hall said. "Just a gangster, man. He's unblockable."

5 Returning Players Who are Struggling in the Preseason | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

Washington Redskins baffled by Robert Griffin III false start flags - ESPN
ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III didn’t quite understand the penalties and neither did his coach. But Griffin

The Redskins Blog | DeSean Jackson Plays With DeSean Jackson On Madden

Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens: 5 Questions - Washington Times

Five questions heading into the Redskins' Saturday night preseason game against the Ravens in Baltimore.