At the podium: Griffin, Fletcher and the opening of training camp

July 24, 2013

Robert Griffin III addresses assembled reporters on the day before training camp opens. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

You might have heard that the Redskins report to training camp today and begin practices tomorrow. Six players met with reporters following the conditioning tests, which as Mike Jones notes, were not open.

Rather than wait for the news conferences to wrap up, we post a thread for you to discuss what you hear as you watch it and see it on Twitter. We’ll add tweets live from our reporters as they post, so refresh often. We’ll follow up later with more traditional, full stories from Richmond.

Couldn’t resist this one from the AP’s Joe White:

Okay, back to Jones and Maske:

Here are Robert Griffin III’s remarks:

It seems unlikely Griffin will play in the preseason:

Griffin sees the big picture:

John Keim heads down to training camp tomorrow morning, and will add his analysis:

Griffin seems resigned to not playing in the preseason:

The Haynesworth jokes may never cease:

London Fletcher
London Fletcher returns for his 16th NFL season. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

London Fletcher is at the podium now:

Fletcher on Orakpo:

Fletcher on durability:

The spotlight shines brightly on Griffin, but his teammates think it’s warranted:

Fletcher on last season:

London Fletcher on longevity, and staying hungry in the NFL:

Have a Redskins question? E-mail Mike Jones at mike.jones@washpost.com with the subject line “Mailbag question” for him to answer it in The Mailbag.

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