A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
-- CSN Washington's Rich Tandler breaks down why the Redskins struggled on third downs in 2014, primarily because of third and medium pass plays.
Check out images of veteran defensive lineman Terrance Knighton during his first few months as a Washington Redskin.
--In light of Mark Brunell's comments about Robert Griffin III, Tandler advocates not rushing to judgment on the young quarterback just quite yet.
-- Tandler and partner Tarik El-Bashir give their best estimates of who will take over as the third down running back for the Redskins, a void left by Roy Helu Jr.
-- El-Bashir discusses whether he thinks DeSean Jacksons's new reality show will become too much of a distraction for the team.
-- ESPN's John Keim discusses the merits of Mark Brunell's comments concerning the future of Griffin III and how the quarterback can prove him wrong.
-- While he has begun to display signs of this in the offseason, Keim believes Griffin III needs to show improved pocket presence this season to be successful.
-- Have the Eagles closed the gap at quarterback with other teams in the NFC East? ESPN reporters discuss how Sam Bradford may impact the division.
-- Mike Jones of the Washington Post asks if head coach Jay Gruden has what it takes to succeed in the NFL and turn the Redskins around.
-- The Washington Times' Zac Boyer says the Redskins hope quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh can be a huge asset to the team's three young quarterbacks.
-- The Richmond Times Dispatch's Michael Phillips writes that the the National Parks Service could be an impediment to the Redskins building a new stadium in Washington, D.C.
-- 247Sports suggests ways the Redskins will beat the Cowboys this season looking at last year's matchups and the roster changes from this offseason.
-- NFL.com writes that Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is recruiting Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy's brother Connor Murphy.
--The Morganton News Herald spoke to Redskins defensive lineman Kedric Golston about helping with a local football camp.
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