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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spent the summer telling everyone how good his surgically repaired knee felt how he'd be ready to play in the season opener and how he always thought he could be doing more. But he never claimed his knee was 100 percent only close to it.
But in a sit-down interview with ESPN980 radio in Washington Griffin said for the first time that he felt completely recovered.
"I would say I'm 100 percent but you can't put a number on it" he told 980's Kevin Sheehan. "No one ever knows when they are 100 percent or what percentage they're playing at. The biggest thing is I'm not below 100 percent."
Griffin also said he remains just as fast after tearing multiple ligaments in his right knee late last season.
"If I had to run a 40 today at the combine in my underwear I feel like I could run a 4.3-something" said Griffin speaking in advance of a documentary airing on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesd...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener for the Washington Redskins.
Griffin will start under center for the Redskins opener on Sept. 9 against NFC East rival Philadelphia.
This is hardly news as nearly everyone had penned the 23-year-old to be in the starting lineup for the Redskins.
Griffin will visit Dr. James Andrews on Thursday for a final...
I feel good, that is the tone coming out of Robert Griffin III these days. For the first time since injuring his knee, RGIII said he is finally 100% healthy. Imagine the timing of this statement, with only one week left in the preseason. I still don’t think Shanahan is going to let RGIII put one foot on the field in a preseason game. Shanahan and RGIII have been going back and...
During a radio interview, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III claimed he could still run a 4.3-second 40-yard dash even after knee surgery.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s documentary called a “Will to Win” aired on Tuesday night and throughout it, viewers saw RG3 working out, rehabbing and wearing lots of socks. One pair of socks even said “I Love Haters,” which is funny because RG3 blocks anyone on Twitter that says anything negative.
At least Redskins fans will be happy to hear that...
Washington Redskins’ quarterback, Robert Griffin III has finally said that he feels fully recovered after his reconstructive knee surgery he had in January. Griffin has said that he has felt close but not once did he mention that he felt 100 percent until today in an ESPN980 with Kevin Sheehan where he was quoted saying, ”I would say I’m 100 percent, but you can’t...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III has been named as starter for the season opener against Philadelphia, according to an ESPN report.Fantasy Spin:RGIII was a star in his rookie season (3,200 yards passing, 20 TDs, 5 INTs, 826 yards rushing 7 TDs) and should be a star in year two as well as he appears to be completely recovered from his knee injury.
Even though ESPN has reported that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in their week one opener against the Eagles, he still hasn’t been cleared by Dr. James Andrews, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Sources close to RGIII say "of course" he'll play in opener. That's expected. But I'm told Dr. Andrews has not cleared him yet...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III said Tuesday that he felt fully recovered from his knee injury.Fantasy Spin:"I would say I'm 100 percent, but you can't put a number on it," RGIII told ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan. "No one ever knows when they are 100 percent or what percentage they're playing at. The biggest thing is, I'm not below 100 percent."...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, RGIII will be the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback when the ‘Skins take the field for their season opener against the Eagles. The timing of the announcement by an ESPN insider is oddly well lined up with the RGIII documentary that aired on ESPN on Tuesday night, but that is neither here nor there.
What Washington wanted: Redskins...
Redskins fans can breathe a sign of relief. Robert Griffin III will be starting week 1 on Monday Night Football vs the Eagles.
Chip Kelly’s spread with Mike Vick vs RGIII and their read option, football fans can dig that.
ESPN shamelessly offered up its airwaves for an hour’s worth of digital ******** on Robert Griffin III on Tuesday night. The hour-long Gatorade …
The Green Bay Packers will have their hands full with read-option quarterbacks to begin the 2013 season, with their first two games coming against the San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins. Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III are two of the most athletic quarterbacks in the game, so the Packers were happy to get some […]
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Washington backup QB Kirk Cousins (sprained foot) said he would be ready for Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Cousins only has fantasy value as the handcuff to Robert Griffin III, but given the seriousness of RGIII's injury and the fact he won't play in the preseason, owners must roster Cousins.