Found July 24, 2012 on Football Nation:
QUARTERBACK All eyes are on Robert Griffin III this upcoming season. With high expectations coming off a breakout season at Baylor and earning college football's top honor by winning the Heisman Trophy, RG3 has his work cut out for him. Expect Griffin to get the nod as the starting quarterback entering the 2012 season. Rex Grossman will most likely take the role as the backup, while Kirk Cousins will serve as the team's third-string quarterback. While Washington's quarterbacks have had a history of struggling in the second half of the season the past few years with veterans like Rex Grossman, Donovan McNabb, and Jason Campbell, Griffin should provide more and more fantasy production as the season goes on. The team has built a strong running presence the past few seasons that should help take pressure off Griffin and help open up play-action pass plays. His mobility should also be a huge plus as defenses will have to respect his ability to run while trying to chase h...

Washington Redskins QB situation: Plenty of reason for optimism

With the 2012 season fast-approaching, I figured it was LONG overdue (sorry about that) for a “State of the Redskins” article of sorts. As it stands at the moment, the Washington Redskins roster reflects a team that is both looking towards the future and remembering what has and has not worked in the past.  It elicits a feeling of tremendous confidence and optimism to know that...

Video: New Adidas Robert Griffin III commercial

It looks like Adidas is hitting the airwaves hard with their new potential superstar Robert Griffin III. Not sure what to make of this commercial as I think it is a little creepy but I understood the concept. With Cam Newton and now Robert Griffin III, it seems rookie and sophomore players are gaining more and more commercial attention in the NFL. I actually agree with New York Giants...

RG3 fine with Umenyiora barb

Robert Griffin III insists he has no problem with Osi Umenyiora saying that he will refer to the Redskins rookie quarterback as "Bob Griffin" and not by his nickname.

Osi Umenyiora calls Robert Griffin III ‘Bob,’ says he needs to earn RG3 nickname

Typically there are two types of nicknames for players in sports: achievement-based nicknames and ones that just stem from a person’s name like you or I would have. Robert Griffin III’s nickname falls under the latter category. The former Baylor star has probably been called a fair share of names that have to do with his athletic ability, but people normally call him RG3 because...

Osi Umenyiora says RG3 hasn’t earned his nickname, “he’s Bob Griffin”

Getty Images New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora isn’t ready to praise Redskins rookie quarterback Robert griffin III since he still has a lot to prove in the NFL. “Who is this RG3 guy you guys keep talking about?’’ Umenyiora said. “You talking about Bob Griffin? You guys are giving him a cool nickname already and everything. When he does anything in the NFL we’re...

RG3 says Osi can call him what he wants

New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora said that Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III hasn’t proven anything in the NFL in order to have a nickname like RG3.  He said that he’ll refer to Griffin as Bob Griffin instead. On Wednesday Griffin told the media that Osi can call him what he wants. “That’s Osi for you. If he wants to call me Bob, that...

Robert Griffin III says Osi Umenyiora can call him Bob

Getty Images New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora said that Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III hasn’t proven anything in the NFL in order to have a nickname like RG3.  He said that he’ll refer to Griffin as Bob Griffin instead. On Wednesday Griffin told the media that Osi can call him what he wants. “That’s Osi for you. If he wants to call me Bob, that’s...

Osi Umenyiora says Robert Griffin III hasn’t done anything to be nicknamed RG3, so he’ll call him ‘Bob Griffin’

Osi Umenyiora is gearing up for his 8th season with the New York Giants. A season where he and his teammates will be the defending NFC East and Super Bowl champions. While the Giants’ core has remained intact, there have been a few changes within the division. The most intriguing of which is Robert Griffin III taking over at quarterback in Washington. But seeing as though the Giants...

Osi Umenyiora shoots down RG3 hype

Robert Griffin III is entering the NFL with more hype surrounding him than perhaps any prospect in recent memory. Whether he will live up to it remains to be seen, but you can't go far -- or flip through many channels -- without seeing his trademarked initials or personalized nickname. Outspoken Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora thinks we're getting a bit carried away...

Robert Griffin III Headlines the 2012 All-Rookie Team

The NFL draft and the supplemental draft are over.  Contracts are being negotiated and signed.  And training camp is just a whisper away. It's go time, so let's go with who will rule the rookie roost this year.  Quarterback Cam Newton was a freak of nature.  The quarterback class this year has a lot to live up to.  While it is doubtful that any of the incoming...
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