A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins before their first preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.
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-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler provides these five things to watch tonight for the Redskins including how the defense will attack the Browns under first-year defensive coordinator Joe Barry.
-- Tandler also wonders how many passes Robert Griffin III will throw in the preseason this year after throwing just four passes in the first preseason game last year.
-- CSN Washington's Tarik El-Bashir also has five things to watch tonight and among them are how the rookies will perform.
-- The Washington Times' Deron Snyder says Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel should hope to have a similar career path to Robert Griffin III.
-- ESPN's John Keim will be keeping an eye on the backup quarterback situation and how the right side of the offensive line will gel among other things tonight.
-- With Logan Paulsen still trying to figure out his injury status, Keim says it opens the door for the team's three young tight ends.
-- BleacherReport's Ethan Bailey thinks running back Matt Jones could be a dark horse candidate for Rookie of the Year honors.
-- The Washington Post's Mike Jones also has five things he's looking for in tonight's game.
-- The Washington Post's Dan Steinberg caught up with several members of the defense who say they love Joe Barry's energy and passion for the game.
-- David Elfin writes that Joe Barry gets a second chance with the Redskins after his first stint as a defensive coordinator lasted just one year.
-- ProFootballTalk is reporting that Jordan Reed is dealing with hamstring soreness.
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