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Robert Griffin III
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After the Atlanta Falcons knocked Robert Griffin III out of the game, Matt Ryan kept throwing and throwing and throwing until he finally scraped up enough points to give his team its first 5-0 start in franchise history.
Michael Turner ran 13 yards for the go-ahead score with 2:46 to play, and Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards Sunday as Atlanta beat Washington 24-17, handing the Redskins their eighth consecutive home loss and leaving their Heisman Trophy winner woozy.
Tony Gonzalez caught 13 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown on a day when the Falcons' usually powerful offense was just a bit out of sync, producing lots of numbers without much payoff against one of the worst secondaries in the NFL.
Julio Jones had 10 receptions for 94 yards, including an 18-yard catch with both feet barely inbounds that gave Atlanta the lead early in the fourth quarter.
Griffin was injured early in the second half while trying to scramble for the end zone on third-and-goal from t...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III left Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons in the third quarter after being hit in the helmet on a sack.
Griffin was slammed into by Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon’s side with six minutes left in the third quarter. Washington said that Griffin was “shaken up” and a return was “questionable.”
As Griffin stayed...
The Washington Redskins maybe in hot water for not accurately reporting Robert Griffin III's injury after he went to the locker room to take concussion tests during the Redskins loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
The Redskins officially said Griffin was "shaken up" and questionable to return to the game. The team never updated his status.
The NFL rules require teams to...
Although the Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans have identical records, the Texans appear to be the better team and after watching both teams for a couple of weeks, I’ll stand by this even as Falcons fan.Once the San Francisco 49ers lost, everyone jumped on the Texans bandwagon. These bandwagon jumpers will probably be along for the ride until Houston loses to either the Packers...
Washington quarterback rookie Robert Griffin III walked to the locker room after taking a hit from Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon in the third quarter. He was being checked for a concussion.Fantasy Spin:Griffin's return is questionable. He's been a top-tier fantasy quarterback over the first four games. Kirk Cousins, another rookie, took over controls of the Redskins offense.
A teammate says Robert Griffin III ''seems to be doing well'' a day after suffering a concussion in the Washington Redskins' loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins said he and Griffin attended a mandatory meeting for rookies Monday morning. Cousins said Griffin looked fine and was ''in good spirits.''
Griffin was knocked...
The Atlanta Falcons improved their record to 5-0 with a 24-17 comeback win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
The game featured some big performances by Falcons players. Tony Gonzalez caught 13 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown and Julio Jones hauled in 10 passes for 94 yards and a touchdown.
The biggest performance, though, and the hero of the game goes to quarterback Matt...
Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III had to be taken to the locker room after the below massive hit by Sean Weatherspoon which you can see HERE. As soon as he went into the locker room you could just feel the wind go out of the sails of Redskins’ nation. However, just minutes later in the game Kirk Cousins who came in to play QB threw a 77-yard TD pass to Santana Moss to...
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a head injury during today’s game against the Falcons.
Kirk Cousins has looked pretty good in relief of RG3. He threw a nice touchdown pass to Santana Moss.
The Redskins were holding onto some pretty impressive records before the game, including a seven game home losing streak. Apparently their fans are bad for them as they now have eight straight loses at home. The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history.
Not quite the offensive duel we were expecting.
Sound awesome? Check our the wrap-up after the jump.
Robert Griffin III, Matt Cassel
Two starting quarterbacks suffered head injuries in Week 5 and did not finish their team's games. RG3 was injured in third quarter of the team's loss to Atlanta after taking a hit near the sidelines. Cassel was hit in the fourth quarter in Kansas City's loss to Baltimore and has already been ruled out for Week 6. However, the Redskins...
Following the nasty hit he took during Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons, it appeared Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III
could miss significant time due to his head injury. However, Redskins coach
Mike Shanahan said yesterday that he was optimistic Griffin could return this
week, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com:
Robert Griffin III has a bright future ahead of him. The Washington Redskins rookie quarterback has the future in his hands, and he has all the makings of the next great dual threat quarterback. he can beat you through the air with his strong arm or on the ground with his elusive running. Griffin III is off to one of the best rookie starts ever in the NFL for a quarterback, and things...
The luxury of modern technology is never lost on me. I remember growing up in the 1980's before the Internet as we know it, existed. Back when "snail mail" was just "mail".When if, as a kid, I wanted to watch "the best" cartoons, I'd get up early on Saturday morning, pour a big ol' bowl of sugar, add some cereal, then proceed to let my mind...