Found August 15, 2013 on Razzball Football:
With the recent explosion of tight end production, fantasy football enthusiasts including dynasty owners are now concentrating on a position that would normally be disregarded in the past. On top of their emergence as legitimate fantasy targets, many leagues are transitioning to a tight end friendly scoring format assigning up to a half a point more per reception for tight ends than other positions. Predicting the future success of NFL tight ends has proven to be extremely difficult such as top tight end Jimmy Graham who was drafted in the third round of the NFL draft and Kellen Winslow II who was drafted as the sixth overall player in the 2004 draft and both players, although separated by nearly two rounds, couldn’t have had different careers with Graham emerging as the elite pro bowler and Winslow basically dropping off the face of the earth and literally becoming fantasy irrelevant. So how do you decide who to pick? Experience doesn’t seem to matter as much as athleticism and raw...

RG3 on gays, living sober and his dad’s infamous interview

The more that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III mentions his practice time or his coach, the more attention he brings to his situation. From the moment he won the Heisman trophy in 2012, he has basked in all the glory that has been thrown his way. Griffin has starred in the big commercials, been engulfed by the spotlight and has dove headfirst into accepting the...

Donovan McNabb: Robert Griffin III is 'brainwashed'

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb made it known that he wants to sit down and chat with Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. In an interview with GQ, Griffin offered an explanation as to why he decided not to take 

Redskins “buzzing” over Brian Orakpo’s play in camp

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Redskins are excited about the way linebacker Brian Orakpo has looked so far in training camp. The Redskins aren’t in any rush to do a new deal with pass rusher Brian Orakpo, from everything I have heard, and given his injury issues in the past they want to see how this season plays out. And there’s always the franchise tag...

Robert Griffin III’s first pro off-season: Much ado about nothing

I want to preface this piece by saying I have always had a strong belief in something called the Champion theory. Whoever is at the top, whether in sports or business, there will always be people gunning for them. As a kid, I remember the WWF belt wasn’t passed around like the offering basket at church, Hulk Hogan held that title for what seemed like years and always had to deal...

Redskins will consider Brian Orakpo’s contract soon

We recently mentioned that the Redskins are intent on signing linebacker Brian Orakpo to an extension. Redskins general manager Bruce Allen told reporters today that they’ll start considering Orakpo’s contract once they get their 53-man roster in place when the preseason is over. Allen said LB @Rak98's contract will become more of a consideration after team finalizes money...

Redskins In No Rush To Re-Sign OLB Brian Orakpo?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Washington Redskins “aren’t in any rush” to lock up OLB Brian Orakpo this season. La Canfora adds that Washington want’s to see how things play out this season for Orakpo given his injury issues in the past few seasons. A previous report from the Washington Post indicated that the team was ”intent” on signing Orakpo...

Robert Griffin: 'Never had a drop of alcohol'

Washington Redskins star quarterback Robert Griffin III isn't going to let anything get in the way between him and a successful pro football career.The folks at GQ tabbed Griffin as the cover story for their September issue and the feature piece certainly had no shortage of interesting tidbits about the young signal caller.One of the most interesting takeaways from the interview...

Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III Faces the Next Step in His Recovery

Washington Redskin’s head coach Mike Shanahan restated last week that the team would continue to press forward with its plan regarding quarterback Robert Griffin III’s recovery from a torn ACL.  It looks like that plan is about to get ramped up. Griffin took 53 of the 70 first team snaps on Monday, the highest number of plays he’s participated in since camp broke several...

McNabb: Redskins brainwashing RG3

Donovan McNabb has fired back at Robert Griffin III's comments in a GQ interview by claiming he believes the Redskins are "brainwashing" the young quarterback.

RG3 takes first 11-on-11 snaps

Robert Griffin III has taken his first 11-on-11 snaps at Washington Redskins training camp. The quarterback ran 16 plays with the first-string offense Wednesday against a scout-team defense. He completed 7 of 10 passes with an interception. Griffin had been limited to 7-on-7 drills during camp as he works his way back from reconstructive knee surgery. Coach Mike Shanahan's...

Know Your Enemy: Washington Redskins

Running wild: Washington Redskins Despite grappling with an enormous cap penalty imposed by the rest of the league for overspending in the uncapped year of 2010, and despite lacking depth in the secondary, the Washington Redskins ended their 2012 regular season at 10-6. They capped off their campaign by handing the Dallas Cowboys a loss […]The post Know Your Enemy: Washington Redskins...

Washington Redskins 2013 NFL Team Preview

Two significant obstacles stand between the Redskins and the next step in their turnaround: The fitness of quarterback Robert Griffin III’s...

Donovan McNabb says Robert Griffin III is ‘getting brainwashed’ by Redskins

If anyone thought that Donovan McNabb would stand idly by and not feel compelled to provide an unnecessary retort to comments Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III made during a GQ interview that were made public on Tuesday, well, they’d be sorely mistaken. In the GQ profile, RG3 reacted to how the former NFL (and […]The post Donovan McNabb says Robert Griffin III...
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