Redskins camp recap: Culture Club August 4 headlines include the culture turnaround

How the culture turned this ship around, the strong safety battle, 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 4. 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 only an afternoon practice at 1 p.m to get the players "an extra hour" of sleep according to Jay Gruden. Check out the full training camp schedule here.

Matt Jones and Trent Williams (rest) were the two notables held out of practice Thursday while Su'a Cravens (hamstring) returned. Panic could set in if Jones also misses Friday's session considering his injury-plagued rookie campaign. For now, chill.

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* The talent helps, but Washington's turnaround all about culture: A blast from the past as previous dreams now turn into reality.

* Training camp battles: Who looks stronger in the competition at strong safety? Paul Connor investigates David Bruton and Duke Ihenacho.

* Quote of the day

"I can’t really speak with him and Josh going at it or whatever he’s speaking on, but I just happened to see something where he said that out of three games, that was the only time I beat him was on that touchdown that I got him on. It was just like it was common to say, ‘Why are you speaking on me? I have nothing to do [with this]. I’m not bringing you up; I’m not talking about you. Keep me out of it.’ ... I’m just wondering why this dude was speaking on me and bringing me up in conversation. ... Both of them guys are two of the great corners in this league and they’ve definitely earned the respect or doing whatever it is, but just try to keep guy’s names out of your mouth and do things like that. Just go out there and play ball – that’s really all you have got to do. What you do on the field definitely shows everything." -- DeSean Jackson on the comments from Patrick Peterson.

* Camp life

* Tweet of the day:

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* Neil's Nugget: Despite concerns that the Redskins did not appropriately address the defensive line over the offseason, it is a crowded group of average players with versatility. Chris Baker is the only locked in starter, but the other end position is up for grabs. Joe Barry and company will have to select who gets the most playing time between Ricky Jean-Francois, Kendall Reyes, and Trent Murphy. You can also throw Stephen Paea into the mix after Jay Gruden praised last year's big acquisition showing "up a lot lately".

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