A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, February 4, 2013.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
--A look at why re-signing linebacker is the top priority for the Redskins during the offseason and how keeping the current defense together is the best way to prevent a disaster.
--After the NFL waiver system began on Monday, one writer looks at how the Redskins can use their "second priority" position to their advantage.
--A list of important dates for the Washington Redskins through the start of next season including free agency, the NFL draft, and when the Redskins can begin offseason programs.
--Why new head coach Jay Gruden has already called Redskins legendary coach Joe Gibbs and what Gibbs told him about "the greatest job in the world."
--Brian Mitchell sits down with Larry Michael to discuss Redskins including what he thinks quarterback Robert Griffin III and running back Alfred Morris will bring to the table next season.
--Redskins' cornerback DeAngelo Hall has been invited to participate in another sport with a local team, as he has connections with some other star athletes in the Washington, D.C. area.
--One writer looks back into the past when current Seahawks GM John Schneider was with the Redskins as a timeline shows how he got to where he is today.
--Breaking down the Redskins quarterback situation and where each player stands with the team including how they did with the team this past season and where they stand heading into the 2014 season.
--With the possibility of backup quarterback Kirk Cousins being traded, a writer examines five possible veteran quarterbacks that could fill his spot on the Redskins roster.
--One blogger broke down every roster in the NFL and ranked them based on strength. Even after a tough season for the Redskins, the roster came in ranked number 17 in the league.
--Breaking down whether or not injuries on the defensive line will force the Redskins to make some big changes this coming offseason.
--According to reports, the Redskins have begun contract talks with cornerback DeAngelo Hall who defensive coordinator Jim Haslett has expressed desire in re-signing.
--After second year quarterback Russell Wilson now has a Super Bowl title, one writer asks fans of the Redskins, "What NFL quarterbacks would you trade Robert Griffin III for?"
--As the 2013 season has come to an end, one article looks at what the odds are for the Redskins to win next year's Super Bowl. The Redskins finished the 2013 season at 3-13 but look to come back strong next season.
--As free agency looms, there are five positions on the Redskins roster that need upgrading by new head coach Jay Gruden and general manager Bruce Allen.
--Former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan was officially hired by the Cleveland Browns for the same position. Shanahan recently met with Miami and Baltimore after being released by Washington at the end of the season.
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4) Shane Day is new Assistant O-Line/Offensive QC Coach. He is a 5-yr NFL coaching veteran with 49ers and Bears. Played collegiately at Rhodes.
5) Bradford Banta is new Assistant Special Teams Coach. He spent the last 6 years with Detroit Lions. He spent 11 seasons as LS in NFL.