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Washington Redskins Morning Clips: 4/3

Posted Apr 3, 2014

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

All reports, rumors and conjecture are a reflection of the media conversation and are not endorsed or confirmed by the Washington Redskins.


-- Looking at five of the most important DeSean Jackson headlines as the Redskins officially added the receiver to the roster yesterday.

-- DeSean Jackson, who wore number 10 in Philadelphia, will start in Washington with a new number as quarterback Robert Griffin III will reportedly keep the same digits he has worn since high school.

-- Examining the latest mock draft that has the Redskins “beefing up” their offensive line with a top offensive tackle.

-- Washington Wizards point guard John Wall and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant were reportedly in on the recruiting process of new Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson.

-- DeSean Jackson is “humbled” and eager to join the Redskins rebuilding efforts while joining fellow receivers Pierre Garçon and Andre Roberts, as well as tight end Jordan Reed.

-- Quarterback Robert Griffin III’s mother will be co-hosting an AM radio show called “R3 Solutions” which will focus on giving advice to entrepreneurs as well as “touch on issues related to community outreach and spirituality.”

-- Reassessing the Redskins free agency period after adding two playmakers on Wednesday; one on each side of the ball.

-- After focusing on offense during free agency, the Washington Redskins can now focus on defense for this year’s NFL draft.

-- With possibly one of the NFL’s fastest receiving corps’, Washington will look to pressure the Dallas Cowboys cornerbacks when they play this fall.  

-- A look at some of the reported details of DeSean Jackson’s new contract with the Redskins including how much of a cap hit the team will take in 2014.

-- New Redskins safety Ryan Clark spoke on ESPN about leadership on the Redskins yesterday and mentioned that RG3 will have to be the leader of the team moving forward.

-- Quarterback Robert Griffin III issued “words of caution” yesterday by reminding everyone, especially Redskins fans, “We haven’t won anything yet.”

 -- Watch receiver DeSean Jackson speak with the Redskins Larry Michael about coming to Washington, and his plans to “give it all he’s got.” 

What's Trending In @Redskins Nation?

1) IT'S OFFICIAL: 3-time Pro Bowl WR DeSean Jackson (@DeseanJackson10) signs his contract at #Redskins Park pic.twitter.com/LB42RM2vSN

2) IT'S OFFICIAL: Veteran safety Ryan Clark (@realrclark25) signs his contract at #Redskins Park. pic.twitter.com/7SC7FWJiWM

3) .@DeseanJackson10: "I'm happy about the situation I'm in here. At the end of the day, it's all about winning in the NFL."

4) .@DeseanJackson10 begins conference call with local media; says he picked #Redskins because they "embraced me... made it feel like home."

5) Wide receiver @DeseanJackson10 said he immediately felt at home with the #Redskins: http://redsk.in/Pk8Oja  #HTTR