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X's and O's of football are often times discussed without solution. That is why when something makes as much sense as Robert Griffin III matching up with a Mike Shanahan offense, we should all salute a team that can pull it off. In June, we spent quite a bit of time explaining why this should be a major fear for the Cowboys and all other NFC East foes, and those threats were on full display for all to see on Thanksgiving Day.
The two biggest plays the Cowboys have conceded in 2012 happened on this afternoon, and one was off the beauty of a simple classic conflict that the threat of what could be ends up being the reality of what is.
Here it is. Washington in Shotgun 21-personnel, which allows them to sit in the shotgun and still be run-heavy. It is 1st and 15 and the Cowboys have dedicated the front 7 and an additional safety in Gerald Sensabaugh (who is on the top half) walking in to show an 8th in the box.
The idea here is to pass in a run situation. When the linebacke...
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Robert Griffin III has been without a doubt the best QB in the NFL over the past two weeks. The rookie sensation has thrown 8 touchdowns and one interception and put together a stat line of 34 completions in 43 attempts with 511 yards. He was named NFL Offensive Player of the Week against the Eagles and could do it again for his play against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. Add his...
The only people who came up shorter in Week 12 of the NFL season than the New York Jets were the NESN.com NFL Ppicks podcasters.
NESN.com senior assistant editor Mike Cole and assistant editor Ricky Doyle struggled through the Thanksgiving week, taking a beating against the spread after beating up their respective Turkey Day food spreads.
They’re back at it again this week, hoping...
Robert Griffin III is having a phenomenal rookie season with the Washington Redskins in 2012. It may go down as the greatest of all time, as he is setting records left and right, although he is not the only rookie quarterback shattering marks that were set decades ago.
Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts is also having a record breaking rookie campaign as the No. 1 overall pick...
The New York Giants had a ton of trouble with Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III when they faced him over a month ago, and they will have to step up to the challenge again on Monday night. It doesn’t sound like Justin Tuck is looking forward to it very much.
“Until I exit stage right, it seems like (Griffin is) going to be a fixture in my dreams and nightmares...
Is Robert Griffin III the real deal? Monday we will find out when the Redskins take on the Giants. Griffin is coming off two of the best weeks ever for a rookie quarterback and I’m predicting that will continue. Redskins 27 Giants 17
Aaron Hernandez> Last week he was out there and playing but with the Patriots running away with the division you would have to think he...
It’s been a while since the last weekend of college football promised so little drama with regards to the Heisman race. On 2011′s last weekend, Robert Griffin III went 15 of 22 for 320 yards and two touchdowns, with two more scores on the ground, in Baylor’s 48-24 win over Texas. Griffin III’s performance against [...]
Robert Griffin III has taken the NFL by storm in his rookie season with the Washington Redskins. Not only has the Heisman Trophy winner excited the league with his play on the field, but he has won the hearts of the fans as well, who have helped make his jersey the No. 1 seller in the NFL from the time he was drafted through the Thanksgiving Weekend games.
RG3 is the No. 1 jersey...
From April 1 to Nov. 27, 2012 -- RGIII has the top selling NFL jersey
1. Robert Griffin III -- Redskins
2. Peyton Manning -- Broncos
3. Aaron Rodgers -- Packers
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
The Cowboys and Redskins have one of the oldest and most intense rivalries in the NFL. So much so, in fact, that it is affecting snack time in the animal kingdom.
One Redskins fan has conditioned her dog, Dexter — named for former Redskins defensive end Dexter Manley – to refuse his favorite treats when they are associated with the rival Cowboys. As soon as the treat is once...