Found October 02, 2012 on
Robert Griffin III
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New York Giants
Why must there always be controversy or a sacrificial pig, even in a clean victory?Robert Griffin III was delivered something to complain about this week, but it wasn't botched penalties or Greg Schiano's patented kneel-down bull rush.He and Billy Cundiff didn't leave any time for that hogwash.Down 22-21 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-3) with one timeout and 1:42 remaining, the Washington Redskins (2-2) and their wondrous rookie quarterback drove 56 yards in seven plays, as Billy Cundiff ultimately converted a 41-yard field goal with three seconds left on the clock.The No. 2 overall draft pick's stat line (26-of-35, 323 yards, and zero interceptions) and first fourth-quarter comeback of his NFL career are made to look considerably more impressive once you factor in all of the running to and from the sideline late in the contest.Much like his Nike wardrobe, RG3's headset malfunctioned, and the claim backed up by his teammates is that the tapped out equipment in hi...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Washington Redskins beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-22 on a last second, Billy Cundiff fake missed field goal attempt that accidently passed within inches inside the left upright. The Redskins were shocked, but not nearly as much as they were when Cundiff missed three field goal attempts during the game.
Tell me again why the Redskins cut Graham Gano, because I forgot. #Shankopotamus...
The Redskins had some issues to overcome on their game-winning drive on Sunday against the Bengals, and those issues even surpassed having to rely on Billy Cundiff to kick a game-winning field goal. The Skins were also battling a communication issue, as quarterback Robert Griffin III's headset picked the worst time to stop working correctly. According to NFL.com, Griffin was...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Billy Cundiff redeemed himself for a poor day kicking, booting a 41-yard field goal with 3 seconds remaining to give the Washington Redskins a 24-22 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Cundiff missed three earlier attempts, including a 31-yarder that wound have put the Redskins (2-2) up by two scores early in the fourth quarter. He also missed twice...
WASHINGTON (24) d TAMPA BAY (22)
The Headline: Billy Cundiff makes a last second field goal to seal the Redskins win.
Sometimes you have to feel sorry for Billy Cundiff, leading up to the final kick of the game, Cundiff had missed three kicks on the afternoon and this was his first attempt at a game winning field goal since that little miss he had for the Ravens at the...
Remember a few weeks ago when the Redskins won their first game. Robert Griffin III was all the rage. Everyone in fantasy football land was climbing over their own kids trying to move up the waiver wire to claim him.Four weeks was such a long time ago.The Redskins now sit at 2-2. Yes, we're only four weeks into the season, so a 2-2 record isn't really that bad. It's simply...
Washington Redskins players are impressed with rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III after their 24-22 comeback victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday.
Griffin completed 26-of-35 passes for 323 yards and ran the ball seven times for 43 yards and a touchdown.
Griffin's most impressive performance Sunday happened in the final minute and 42 seconds left in the game. He...
TAMPA, Fla. -- Billy Cundiff turned from goat to hero with one swift kick. Cundiff atoned for three earlier misses by booting a 41-yard field goal with three seconds
left Sunday to lift the Washington Redskins to a 24-22 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III drove the Redskins to the winning score after the
Buccaneers had overcome an 18...
Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to a 24-22 victory at Tampa Bay on Sunday and, making matters more impressive, he did it all despite not having proper communication with his coaches because of a headset malfunction on the final drive.Griffin could be seen pointing to his helmet with both index fingers during the final drive as it to say, “I can’t hear anything.” He confirmed...
Griffining has not caught on as much as we expected it to after it was introduced following Robert Griffin III’s stellar debut against the Saints this season. However, it appears RG3 himself is a fan of it, as evidenced by the photo above that D.C. Sports Bog shared with us.The woman with Griffin is Olympic track star Kellie Wells, who won a bronze medal in the 100-meter hurdles...
We've seen the fourth-quarter comeback. We've seen the Barney socks.
We've heard about the studiousness and the leadership. We've heard the disarming jokes.
Where does one stop and the other start? For Robert Griffin III, it's a well-defined line.
''Can't be `on' all the time,'' the rookie quarterback said with a smile and a shrug as...
When the Washington Redskins gave up a lot to move up to select Robert Griffin III with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, many were skeptical. But through the first quarter of the 2012 NFL season, Griffin III has eased the minds of the Redskins after helping them get off to a 2-2 start. Simply put, Griffin III has been the most impressive player through the first four...
In 2011, the NCAA Football world was talking about a quarterback from the Pac 12 conference, a running back from Oregon and a player who does not tie his shoelaces. None of them won the Heisman Trophy. Entering 2012, the pundits were once again talking about a top quarterback from the Pac 12, a running back from Oregon and a quarterback who does not tie his shoelaces. And once again...