Found April 26, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
The Washington Redskins have found their quarterback and it’s a huge upgrade from Rex Grossman and John Beck. The Redskins were the only team in the NFC East to not have a solid starting quarterback, but by selecting Robert Griffin III from Baylor they found their franchise player. As the comparisons between Cam Newton and

RG3 Can Be Redskins Rising Tide

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...

Meriweather Gets Arrested, Great New Impression With Redskins

Newly signed Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was arrested and charged with driving under the influence yesterday according to sources. Meriweather signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Redskins this offseason. As a first round draft pick by the New England Patriots in 2007, Meriweather was a two-time pro-bowler before he was released and signed by Chicago last season and

Redskins' Brandon Meriweather arrested for DUI

Police in Virginia say Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after he refused a breath test. Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck says the NFL player was pulled over shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 66 outside of Washington and failed a sobriety test after refusing a breath test. Sternbeck says the...

Redskins to introduce Robert Griffin III at Draft Party at FedEx Field this Saturday

Received from Redskins Park today:You must have a pass for admission. Don't worry. It's free. Get it on SportsNet, the official broadcast partner of the Washington Redskins, will air a 30-minute special, RG3 in DC, highlighting Redskins first-round draft choice Robert Griffin III on Saturday, April 28, at 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The special...

Redskins select Robert Griffin III, Grade A+

The Washington Redskins would have loved to get Luck, but Robert Griffin is a very nice consolation prize. He fits perfectly into the Shanahan offense and already has a few decent weapons to work with. This is exactly the pick Mike Shanahan needed to turn things around in Washington, and despite the lack of picks in upcoming drafts, I have no doubt that Daniel Snyder will make sure...

2012 NFL Draft: Redskins Select Robert Griffin III

The Washington Redskins have made their big splash to get themselves out of the NFC East basement.  Coach Shanahan has got his guy who he will fully expect to start game 1 this season. Can RGIII meet all of the hype and come in and perform like Cam Newton did this year for Carolina.  I believe he can.  He seems to have all the tools that a stud QB needs. Season Passing   Rushing...

Fan’s Redskins jersey chronicles years of QB failure topped with a glimmer of hope

Here’s hoping RG3 lives up to the hype, just so this guy never wears this Skins jersey out in public again. The quarterback situation hasn’t been much to speak of the last 9 years or so, and if you don’t believe me, just read that list of names on buddy’s jersey there. From Patrick Ramsay to Rex Grossman and every retread in between, Washington QBs have been downright depressing...

Robert Griffin III Wore Inspirational Socks To NFL Draft

Robert Griffin III wore some inspirational socks, made by Adidas, to the 2012 NFL draft Thursday night. As reported earlier, the Washington Redskins selected Griffin III -- No. 2 overall in the draft.Griffin III wore some burgundy and gold striped -- colors of the Washington Redskins -- which read "Go Catch Your Dreams".

Washington Selects RG3

In a pick that was as surprising as the previous one, the Washington Redskins select Robert Griffin III of Baylor with the second pick. Washington traded with the Rams for this pick weeks ago with the knowledge RG3 was their guy. The expectations will be high after Cam Newton had a successful rookie season.

With the 2nd pick of the 2012 draft

Robert Griffin III (RG3) is your number two overall pick of the 2012 draft.  The Washington Redskins decided this is the direction they wanted to go in.  The right choice?  Probably not, then again they have seen 21 QBs in 19 years, so it can’t get much worst.  I am just not a fan of an run first throw second kind of QB.  There is a reason that Michael Vick, Randall Cunningham...
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