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Daily Slop: Redskins Media Links Roundup

A look at the top Redskins stories around the web

Larry French


Ngata says he kicked Redskins Lauvao in the "heat of the moment" | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"When I saw Lauvao do that, I kind of was just pissed that he was doing that and just nudged him," Ngata told Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. "Kind of a heat-of-the-moment thing. That was the only thing. I was just trying to protect my player."

Need to Know: Five things to watch at Redskins Park including a Plan B for Meriweather | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins

Speculation swirls of Cousins trade to Rams possibility | Comcast SportsNet Washington

Preseason Game versus Ravens Creates Questions About the Passing Game |

Injured Thompson, grieving Seastrunk sit out vs. Ravens | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Chris Thompson sat out a second consecutive game with a sprained ankle. He got in some conditioning work before the contest but arrived in Baltimore knowing he would not suit up. He said his ankle, which he sprained against the Patriots, was not ready for game action.  Lache Seastrunk, meantime, rejoined the team earlier in the day after attending his grandmother’s funeral. He met with coaches upon arriving at M&T Bank Stadium and warmed up but did not register a carry. On the field prior to the game, he said that he was very close to grandmother, Mary Seastrunk, and appeared very emotional.

Redskins may have found solution to replacing London Fletcher | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Washington has been high on Robinson since he was drafted three seasons ago, but injuries largely kept him from the field. When London Fletcher retired after the 2013 season, Washington had a big hole in the middle of its defense. Then the team did not address linebacker in the NFL Draft, and it became apparent Bruce Allen intended for Robinson to take over for Fletcher.

Meriweather frustrated by personal foul call vs. Ravens | Comcast SportsNet Washington
"I aimed at the middle of his numbers," Meriweather said. "I kinda seen the pass go. I went in, aimed low and I hit. I leaned in with my shoulder and did everything my coaches taught me to do. And I got flagged."

5 Players Who have Improved This Preseason | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog

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

Robert Griffin III, Jay Gruden defend progress of Washington Redskins - ESPN
BALTIMORE -- The Redskins didn’t want this sort of a dress rehearsal. The last chance for quarterback Robert Griffin III to display his progress

Amerson making progress | Redskins Journal

Santana Moss' Continued Adaption Results In Touchdown
Whether he’s playing a decoy role or needed in the clutch on game days, 14-year veteran Santana Moss' mindset stays the same while his situation continually changes.

Defensive Line Setting Tone For Redskins
The Redskins' defensive line continued its strong preseason Saturday, holding a stout Ravens rushing attack to just 82 yards -- about 100 less than they had been averaging.

Gruden: Redskins Won’t ‘Panic And Abort Ship’
Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said his first-team offense had its struggles Thursday vs. the Ravens, but he feels good about the unit for the regular season.

Hatcher Talks First Game In Burgundy & Gold
Redskins DE Jason Hatcher took his first live game reps as a Washington Redskin tonight, hear from Hatcher as he talks about his experience.

Washington Redskins wakeup call - ESPN

The Redskins return to practice for another short turnaround before Thursday’s preseason game vs. Tampa Bay. Washington practices at 1 p.m. and