Redskins camp recap: August 3 headlines include Norman and Jackson jabbing Cards' Peterson

Josh Norman handles Patrick Peterson the same way as OBJ? Will Washington find a diamond in the rough? Plus the key information from Jay Gruden's availability and more from Richmond.

Because you were living life, it's quite possible you missed some or most of the action from the Washington Redskins training camp on August 3. Each morning we'll have a recap of the all the news, notes, features, interviews, videos and any other coverage from Breaking Burgundy's team on the ground in Richmond.

First, a reminder: the Redskins will have a morning walkthrough Thursday at 10:35 a.m. followed by an afternoon practice at 3 p.m. Check out the full training camp schedule here.

* Tweet of the day - Let's begin your day musically and with team bonding. 

https://twitter.com/Niles_Paul84/status/761026661680676865

That's guad Nila Kastiati on vocal and ukulele bringing down the house. Will Compton posted on his Instagram account, "My guy, Nila, killed his rookie skit. Time stood still... I've never felt so safe at a training camp." These guys, as in this team, legit like each other.

Bird hunting -- Josh Norman responds to Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson the same way he did to Odell Beckham Jr., but more counterpunch-ery...

* ...and then DeSean Jackson jabbed Peterson with both feuds touching on this play from 2014.

https://twitter.com/breakburgundy/status/760896434887503872

Who will be this year's Quinton Dunbar? -- Breaking Burgundy's Film Analyst Paul Connor takes a look at potential hidden gems or more to the point, wondering when they'll start shining.

* Breeland: I won't fall down. Great picture, strong quotes during the cornerback's one-on-one with Breaking Burgundy.

https://twitter.com/breakburgundy/status/761022414700498944

Coach speak -- The key takeaways from head coach Jay Gruden's daily presser.

* Quote of the day

"I think there’s probably some thought to that. I’m sure they’re probably discussing that possibility, and you know, that’s something everybody’s looking at due to the speed of the kickoff and the injuries that might happen on kickoffs, but it’s been an exciting part of football for a long time. It’d be unfortunate if it were to be dismissed from football in my opinion. But, my opinion doesn’t really matter. I think it’s an exciting part of the game and something that’s very important to the game." -- Head coach Jay Gruden on if the league is phasing out kickoffs with the new 25-yard line touchback rule.

* Camp life

* Neil's Nugget: Ever since Danny Smith's departure for hometown Pittsburgh in January 2013, the Redskins special teams have struggled immensely. Washington has lost the field position phase of the game for the better part of three seasons, which is directly responsible for several losses. Jay Gruden's plan to give veterans a break with a solely special teams practice shows a renewed dedication to the often forgotten third phase of the game. With a brutal schedule in 2016, the Redskins cannot afford to drop the ball with special teams if they want to defend their division title.

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