Found September 18, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
The Washington Redskins have fared so poorly in their first two games of the season that people are legitimately questioning whether the team would be better off playing Kirk Cousins at quarterback since Robert Griffin III is nowhere near 100 percent healthy. Washington coach Mike Shanahan was asked on Monday whether he has considered benching […]

Pierre Garcon: “Robert Griffin III not the Same With Knee Brace”

There is no denying that Robert Griffin III hasn’t looked himself in the Redskins first two games despite putting up decent numbers. Receiver Pierre Garcon took it one step further telling ESPN 980 that there’s no way Griffin can be the same player as long as he’s wearing a knee brace. “Robert obviously can’t run [...]

Breaking Bad star says Redskins need to change their name

Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks who plays the role of “Mike” on the hit television series is a Washington D.C. native and Redskins fan. Banks is a Skins fan that believes his team needs to change their offensive name. “We gotta change the name, dude. Even if there are two American Indians out there that don’t want to be called Redskins. Just change the name. “If somebody’s...

Washington Redskins: 5 Pending questions

The Washington Redskins have played two games and, so far, they look less than stellar. Starting off 0-2 is not an insurmountable hole for the ‘Skins, but it certainly puts them in a deep historical ditch. Only two teams, the 2011 New Orleans Saints and the 1993 Dallas Cowboys, have ever started a season 0-2 and still gone on to win the Super Bowl. Therefore, here are 5 questions...

ESPN’s Outside the Lines examines the Redskins name

After watching this piece by ESPN,  I thought it was interesting how many powerful people don’t approve of the Redskins name. I truly believe that sooner or later the name will be changed.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post ESPN’s Outside the Lines examines the Redskins name appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Robert Griffin III suggests that he needs to use his legs more

Robert Griffin III said the Washington Redskins' offense needs a spark. And he knows where it can come from: his legs. "I can run more" Griffin said. After running nine times in the first two games none on designed runs or off the zone read-option Griffin is ready for more. Circumstances can explain why he has fewer runs (he averaged 7.5 carries per game last season...

Redskins Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon Says Robert Griffin III ‘Can’t Run as Fast’ This Year Because of Knee Brace

After storming out to a successful rookie campaign in 2012, Robert Griffin III has struggled mightily in the first two weeks of the 2013 season, and the Redskins have suffered, falling 0-2. RGIII was held out of game action during the preseason, but one of his teammate’s doesn’t believe that a little bit of rust is to blame for the sluggish start from his signal caller. Instead...

Redskins Injury Report (9-19-2013)

Injury Report Safety Brandon Meriweather participated in Wednesday’s practice on a limited basis. Meriweather was cleared to participate in individual drills after suffering a concussion during the Green Bay game. Kicker Kai Forbath has not been practicing this week because of the sore groin that kept him out of last week’s game and he won’t [...]

Pierre Garcon: Robert Griffin III is slowed down by his knee brace

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is still trying to shake off the rust in the wake of his second major knee surgery. Through the first two weeks of the season, he has been horrible. Thanks to RG3′s shaky play and an incredibly porous defense, the Redskins are 0-2. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon has found […]

Washington Redskins players have been advised not to speak about the “Redskins” controversy

The debate about whether or not the Washington Redskins should find another something else to call themselves other than Redskins grows with each passing week. On one side of this debate, there are those that oppose the use of the name “Redskins” because of its insensitivity to Native Americans. This group includes many media members that have vowed to no longer refer to the...

Tony Dungy: Washington Should Play Kirk Cousins Over Robert Griffin III

There were high hopes for the Redskins this season, but after starting the year with a pair of losses Washington is definitely behind the eight-ball right now. According to former Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy the answer is not in the status quo. The Redskins need to start Kirk Cousins at quarterback over Robert Griffin III. While on the Dan Patrick Show...

Why The Redskins Should Not Change Their Name

Arguably the biggest social debate in the NFL is the one surrounding the controversy over the Washington Redskins’ name. An old and once dead debate has been brought to the forefront in recent months, thanks to everything from journalists and media networks refusing to refer to the Redskins by their name to even 10 members of congress sending letters to the NFL about the subject...

Redskins still confident in Robert Griffin III

Despite an 0-2 start and the team struggling on offense, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan quickly dismissed the idea of possibly benching quarterback Robert Griffin III in favor of backup Kirk Cousins, according to the Washington Post."We've got a lot of confidence in Robert," said Shanahan.Griffin has not looked like himself through the first two games...

Here's how little the Redskins debate has progressed in 21 years

As the debate around the Washington Redskins nickname has come to the forefront of the sporting public this year, several sportswriters and magazines have recently taken a stand by boycotting the nickname.  Among the prominent sportswriters to no longer use the "Redskins" nickname are Peter King, Bill Simmons, and Christine Brennan.  The Washington Post has also recently...

RG3: “I can run more”

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III believes he can provide a spark to their offense after starting out 0-2. “I can run more,” Griffin said, via RG3 is willing to do whatever it takes to win. “I’ll do whatever we have to do to win the game,” he said. “That’s always been my mindset. I’m the quarterback. If I have to create that energy, if I have to spit...
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