Found August 12, 2013 on Football Nation:
What football fan (young or old) isn't excited about the upcoming 2013 NFL season that is now less than 25 days upon us? With eternal optimism reaching every fanbase from Cleveland to Jacksonville, this is the time when we all think as diehard fans, "Hey, if things play out this way and we catch a break or two, who knows?" What might even be more exciting is the prospect of starting up a fantasy football league once again.I, like many veteran fantasy players out there, return to league(s) that have been going on for several years. As draft dates are set around the country as we head into late August, it might be time to do some homework on the transgressions around the league.Today, I wanted to analyze the overall fantasy value of the 2013 Washington Redskins both on offense and defense.Washington Redskins 2012 Team Stats:OffensePoints Per Game: 27.3 (4th in NFL)Total Yards Per Game: 383.2 (5th in NFL)Pass Yards Per Game: 213.9 (20th in NFL)Rush Yards Per Game: 169.3 (...

RG3 on gays, living sober and his dad’s infamous interview

The more that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III mentions his practice time or his coach, the more attention he brings to his situation. From the moment he won the Heisman trophy in 2012, he has basked in all the glory that has been thrown his way. Griffin has starred in the big commercials, been engulfed by the spotlight and has dove headfirst into accepting the...

Redskins fan creates epic team inspired yard

This Washington Redskins fan has the most Gamedayr-approved front lawn design of all time.

RGIII not interested in talking to Donovan McNabb

This past offseason,  former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb invited Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to spend some time with him so he could give him some advice on playing in the NFL. Well,  Griffin has made it clear that he doesn’t want to talk to McNabb, according to Black Sports Online. “I don’t think Donovan is an idiot by any means,” he told me. “But right...

Photo: Redskins fan goes to town on front lawn to show team spirit

Check out this Washington Redskins-inspired front lawn. The man, or woman, an apparent diehard ’Skins fan, painstakingly created this masterpiece at their home, using, and I’m assuming here, different colored bark mulch? Or maybe is was spray painted? Or Both?.. who cares actually… Maybe the @Redskins should ask THIS homeowner to handle the re-sodding of FedEx Field. #Redskins...

Robert Griffin Wants to Play in Preseason, Mike Shanahan says there is “No Possibility”

Reports are surfacing that Robert Griffin III is pushing the coaching staff to play week 3 of the preseason. I admire RG3’s competitive drive to get back on the field but to me his judgment is cloudy. Maybe he still hasn’t shaken off the concussion he suffered week 5 versus the Falcons last year. Griffin seems to want to play in the meaningless preseason exhibition games more...

Robert Griffin III snags cover, profiled in September issue of GQ (photo/video)

As Robert Griffin III makes his remarkably speedy comeback after undergoing surgery to repair the damage inflicted upon both the ACL and LCL in his right knee, Brendan Vaughan met with the Washington Redskins second-year quarterback and what resulted was a fascinating and in-depth profile of the young phenomenon who is revolutionizing the way the […]The post Robert Griffin III...

Mike Shanahan praises Cousins' progress

Kirk Cousins’ progress over the past 12 months particularly his grasp of the Redskins’ offense and the ease with which he reads defenses has Coach Mike Shanahan heaping praise on the second year quarterback. “I like what I see” Shanahan said Saturday at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center where practice was rained out. “I like what I see in practice. It’s...

Robert Griffin: 'Never had a drop of alcohol'

Washington Redskins star quarterback Robert Griffin III isn't going to let anything get in the way between him and a successful pro football career.The folks at GQ tabbed Griffin as the cover story for their September issue and the feature piece certainly had no shortage of interesting tidbits about the young signal caller.One of the most interesting takeaways from the interview...

RG3 takes first 11-on-11 snaps

Robert Griffin III has taken his first 11-on-11 snaps at Washington Redskins training camp. The quarterback ran 16 plays with the first-string offense Wednesday against a scout-team defense. He completed 7 of 10 passes with an interception. Griffin had been limited to 7-on-7 drills during camp as he works his way back from reconstructive knee surgery. Coach Mike Shanahan's...

‘No possibility’ Redskins’ Robert Griffin III plays in preseason

The Washington Redskins clearly have a plan when it comes to Robert Griffin III’s recovery. So far, things have gone about as smoothly as could have been hoped when he went down with his grisly knee injury. To this point, Griffin continues to be on pace to rejoin the Redskins for Week 1 of the regular season, but the quarterback told reporters that he hopes to be back with his...

RG3 Wasn’t Happy Rob Parker Got Fired by ESPN

Former ESPN personality, Rob Parker was fired by the network for his comments about Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.  RG3 spoke about the incident in an interview for the September issue of GQ Magazine. “I don’t think it’s right to make fun of Rob Parker for losing his job. There’s some wrong in what he said, but there’s some wrong in him losing his job as well. And I...

RG3 Will Increase Practice Reps This Week

According to the Washington Post, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III's practice activities are expected to increase this week. Griffin publicly asked for that last week.Fantasy Spin:A source said Griffin's first 11-on-11 drills will come Tuesday. The quarterback has been limited to 7-on-7 as the team brings him along slowly in his return from torn knee ligaments. He hasn'...
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