Found April 24, 2012 on
The Sports Bank:
Robert Griffin III will go second overall to the Washington Redskins on Thursday when the NFL draft commences. His new boss Daniel Snyder hopes that RG3 will be better at identifying open receivers than he is at identifying U.S. women’s soccer players. The Heisman trophy winner took to Twitter to brag about meeting hottie striker Alex Morgan.
Only it was actually Tobin Heath. Here’s the timeline correspondence:
@RGIII Well….just met the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team and @alexmorgan13 shook my hand and said she is a big fan #Awesome
@RGIII @alexmorgan13 would love a follow and return the favor
@alexmorgan13 @RGIII I think u met @TobinHeath today but hopefully I’ll see u around. Good luck in the draf
@RGIII @alexmorgan13 well I’m sure our paths will cross superstar
Do they look that similar? No. but anyway here’s Morgan, and then here’s Tobin Heath.
Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regula
BEST OF MAXIM
April 26, 2012—the day the tide finally came in for the Washington Redskins.Sometime around 8:30 pm on Thursday evening, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will officially announce that Robert Griffin III, Quarterback, Baylor University, has been selected by the Redskins.There will be much rejoicing. And I will be among those letting my inner child dance. Anyone who has lived...
We are 3 days away from welcoming the newest class of players into the NFL at the 2012 NFL Draft. Each team, after months of going over almost every player in college football, will be ready to hunker down in the war rooms with their Top-Secret Draft boards. Teams will be calling other teams, they will be calling players, they will be calling agents. Teams will be getting...
During a Q&A session with the media on Tuesday, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III said that Rex Grossman is the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins and he’ll have to compete with him in order to become to win the job.
“I have to go in and prove it to them. You can’t come in thinking that you’re a big-dog. I might be the second pick, I might be who the...
A man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Washington Redskins kick returner Brandon Banks and a friend during a fight outside a nightclub in February 2011 will spend three months in jail.
Jason Shorter was sentenced Monday in Superior Court in Washington. He will also serve three additional months as a result of an incident during which he was pulled over for speeding in May 2011 and...
The Washington Redskins have spent 27 years trying to find a replacement for Joe Theismann.
Not since Theismann's career ended with a broken leg in 1985 have the Redskins had a quarterback they could reliably count on as a reliable winner for the better part of a decade. He started 113 games from 1978-85, taking Washington to two Super Bowls. He remains the franchise career...
The Washington Redskins have signed free agent linebacker Chris Wilson, who returns to the team after two years in the CFL.
Wilson played for Washington from 2007-10, mostly as a reserve pass-rushing defensive end and special teams player. He had four sacks during his rookie season.
Wilson then moved on to the B.C. Lions of the Canadian league.
Wilson is projected to play linebacker...
Former Washington Redskins general manager Vinny Cerrato made an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Sunday night, per The Washington Post. He talked about what it was like in the war room on draft day.
One story that Cerrato brought up, was back in 2009 when the Redskins didn’t have a second round pick because of the Jason Taylor trade. He talked about how he almost traded...
Veteran free agent kicker Neil Rackers has signed with the Washington Redskins.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday that Rackers will compete with Graham Gano to be this season's kicker.
Rackers has played 12 seasons with Cincinnati, Arizona and Houston. He made 32 of 38 field goal attempts -- including 4 of 5 from 50-plus yards -- last year with the Texans.
Gano went 31 for...
The RGIII vanity plate craze now fully blog saturated, ‘Skins fans are breaking out tribute songs for their presumptive first pick. They’re about as grating as you would expect. See, this is why it is not advisable to give Redskins fans things to be excited about. You can fault Dan Snyder for a great many things, but he has done a service to the country in suppressing Warrrrrrshington...