Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/18/13
Robert Griffin III is still getting his legs back, dealing with critics constantly calling for him to slide more often and avoid taking the big hits that led to concussions and knee injuries in his rookie season. The Redskins QB's response? He's going to try to take more big hits, of course. Speaking with ESPN on Wednesday, the second-year Washington signal-caller said that he will try to draw late-hit penalties on defensive players by using their instincts and the NFL rules to his advantage. In particular, he will step out of bounds when he sees a defender charging and suspects that guy isn't going to slow up. "There will be situations, and that's why guys don't want to pull up," he told ESPN. "It's happened in the past with Mike Vick or someone like that who has run to the sidelines, stopped and then gotten 20 more yards because the guy runs out of bounds trying not to hit the quarterback." Griffin drew two late-hit flags on the sideline last week against Dallas, but insisted ...
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