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Daily Slop: Cravens won't talk to his Cowboys-loving mom; Alfred Morris wanted to be a Redskin for life

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Redskins rookie isn't accepting calls from his Cowboys-loving mom | Washington Post

"I'm familiar with [the rivalry]," Cravens, who grew up in Temecula, Calif., said Wednesday. "My mom is actually a Cowboys fan, so I won't be talking to her this week."

"I haven't spoken to her," Cravens said. "I'm serious, I'm honest. She called me this morning. I haven't spoken to her. I don't talk to Cowboys fans. She called me and I hit silent. My dad called me and I was like, ‘Hey, what's up, Pops?' She was kind of jealous."

Redskins not interested in veteran RB C.J. Spiller, who was released this week | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The Saints released running back C.J. Spiller earlier this week, and while the Redskins might be in the need of some help at the position, the team is not interested in Spiller.

Alfred Morris wanted to play in one city his whole career, but now knows the NFL is a business | CSN Mid-Atlantic
When the Redskins drafted Alfred Morris in 2012, few expected the 6th-round pick to make the team. Four years later, Morris was a fan favorite. Now, he's a Dallas Cowboy.

Dallas Cowboys RB Alfred Morris calls his free agency process 'very insulting'
Cowboys RB Alfred Morris anticipated his departure from the Redskins. He wasn't happy, but he accepted the inevitable. What he didn't like was something many players want: free agency.

Redskins' Josh Norman on Cowboys' Dez Bryant: 'A hard guy to control' - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Josh Norman did some crowing after shutting down Dez Bryant in 2015, but as Sunday's Redskins-Cowboys tilt approaches, the corner's talking respect.

‘What are you paying him for?!': Analysts criticize Redskins' use of Josh Norman | Washington Post

"If you don't even really try to take away the opponent's best option, you deserve what you get."

Kirk Cousins a 'work in progress' but that doesn't excuse all issues - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins believes there's always room for improvement, whether you're a first-year starter or a future Hall of Famer.

Cowboys' Alfred Morris ready to meet his 'stadium fam' this weekend - Dallas Cowboys Blog- ESPN
Dallas' Alfred Morris has some off-field friends from his Redskins days, from stadium security and guest services, he's excited to see this weekend.

How Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott plans to improve in Week 2 - Dallas Cowboys Blog- ESPN
Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for just 51 yards on 20 carries in his debut.

Redskins among Top 5 most valuable NFL franchises, according to Forbes | CSN Mid-Atlantic
New numbers showing NBA valuations are out and the Redskins rank among the Top 5 in the league. Details here.

After 'Difficult Decision' In Offseason, Alfred Morris Returns
For the first time since he left for the Dallas Cowboys, Alfred Morris will face the Washington Redskins on Sunday. There will be some emotions, but he's on a rival team now.

Giants' Cruz decides that Redskins' Josh Norman needs his advice | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Apparently Giants WR Victor Cruz thinks he has a future as a defensive coordinantor.

Redskins lineman Arie Kouandjio becomes a U.S. citizen - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Redskins XTRA
ASHBURN - Washington Redskins offensive lineman Arie Kouandjio arrived in the United States when he was 6 years old, having grown up in Cameroon.