A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Wednesday, March 19, 2013.
All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.
--The Redskins have announced the signing of linebacker Akeem Jordan who started 10 games for the Chiefs last season after playing six seasons in Philadelphia.
--One blogger gives five thoughts about the Redskins including one about what the team has done for special teams this offseason.
--A look at the Redskins defensive depth chart after a few new signings by the team over the past week.
--After speaking with Andre Roberts during the time leading up to free agency, quarterback Robert Griffin III helped land the receiver and bring him to Washington.
--Heading into the second week of free agency, one article looks at a salary cap breakdown for each team across the league.
--A writer asks the question to fan; “do you think RG3 needs the knee brace?”
--After re-signing linebacker Brian Orakpo and bringing in defensive lineman Jason Hatcher, the Redskins seem to putting all of their hopes into a pass rush that should dominate.
--One writer wonders if the earliest Redskins free agents are the best free agent signings, or if the team gets the best steals when they wait.
--Grading what the Redskins have done so far as the NFL rolls into the second week of free agency.
--One insider answers questions from fans about the team, including “what will the Redskins do if they cannot land Ryan Clark or another safety?”
--Former Redskins’ tight end Chris Cooley believes that lineman Kory Lichtensteiger “will be fantastic” at the center position. The released center Will Montgomery last week and it is believed that Lichtensteiger will take over that role.
--New receiver Andre Roberts ‘anticipates consistency’ with the Redskins moving forward and is excited to be a part of the organization as they head toward the 2014 season.
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