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Robert Griffin III
New Orleans Saints
Earlier this week, I put out my annual fantasy football preview where I predict the ten best value players. For that article click here, (apologies for the formatting, it’s a new site so bear with us). Spoiler alert, I feature Dwayne Bowe, Maurice Jones-Drew, and Matt Stafford among others.I wanted to take a deeper dive on some of the players who are particularly controversial. I’ve already written about C.J. Spiller and Danny Amendola for Football Nation and am turning my attention to Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins.Morris burst onto the scene last season as a rookie out of Florida Atlantic. Traditionally, Mike Shanahan has frustrated fantasy owners with his running back by committee philosophy and his ability to plug unknown running backs into his zone-blocking system with success (Mike Anderson, Orlandis Gary, and Reuben Droughns ring any bells?).Last year, Morris became the starter after a great preseason and never relinquished his hold on the job. He finished with 1,...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener for the Washington Redskins.
Griffin will start under center for the Redskins opener on Sept. 9 against NFC East rival Philadelphia.
This is hardly news as nearly everyone had penned the 23-year-old to be in the starting lineup for the Redskins.
Griffin will visit Dr. James Andrews on Thursday for a final...
The Washington Redskins initiated the process of cutting down their roster Monday, getting rid of 6 players and putting 4 more on injured reserve.
WR Donte Stallworth, DB Quan Sturdivant, K John Potter, LB Ricky Elmore, WR Chip Reeves, and FB Eric Kettani were the unfortunate ones who got let go. CB Richard Crawford and LB Jeremy Kimbrough both cleared waivers and will be placed...
I feel good, that is the tone coming out of Robert Griffin III these days. For the first time since injuring his knee, RGIII said he is finally 100% healthy. Imagine the timing of this statement, with only one week left in the preseason. I still don’t think Shanahan is going to let RGIII put one foot on the field in a preseason game. Shanahan and RGIII have been going back and...
During lunchtime Tuesday in the Washington Redskins locker room, a computer tablet lay on the floor, plugged into a nearby socket to get charged. It bore the team's logo and the No. 31, the jersey that belongs to safety Brandon Meriweather.
How appropriate. It's time to charge up Meriweather and get him out the field, time to see if he is truly the missing piece in the Redskins...
The Washington Redskins have placed defensive end Adam Carriker on the physically unable to perform reserve list, meaning he will be out for at least the first six weeks of the regular season, according to Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk.
Carriker tore his quadriceps tendon in Week 2 of the 2012 season and was placed on injured reserve. He underwent his third surgery in his right...
During a radio interview, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III claimed he could still run a 4.3-second 40-yard dash even after knee surgery.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s documentary called a “Will to Win” aired on Tuesday night and throughout it, viewers saw RG3 working out, rehabbing and wearing lots of socks. One pair of socks even said “I Love Haters,” which is funny because RG3 blocks anyone on Twitter that says anything negative.
At least Redskins fans will be happy to hear that...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spent the summer telling everyone how good his surgically repaired knee felt how he'd be ready to play in the season opener and how he always thought he could be doing more. But he never claimed his knee was 100 percent only close to it.
But in a sit-down interview with ESPN980 radio in Washington Griffin said for the first...
Robert Griffin III says he’s been cleared to play in the Washington Redskins’ regular season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Operation Patience….Complete. Cleared. To God Be The Glory http://t.co/GxYMw8Cs57 — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 30, 2013
Even though ESPN has reported that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in their week one opener against the Eagles, he still hasn’t been cleared by Dr. James Andrews, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Sources close to RGIII say "of course" he'll play in opener. That's expected. But I'm told Dr. Andrews has not cleared him yet...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III has been named as starter for the season opener against Philadelphia, according to an ESPN report.Fantasy Spin:RGIII was a star in his rookie season (3,200 yards passing, 20 TDs, 5 INTs, 826 yards rushing 7 TDs) and should be a star in year two as well as he appears to be completely recovered from his knee injury.
Washington QB Robert Griffin III said Tuesday that he felt fully recovered from his knee injury.Fantasy Spin:"I would say I'm 100 percent, but you can't put a number on it," RGIII told ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan. "No one ever knows when they are 100 percent or what percentage they're playing at. The biggest thing is, I'm not below 100 percent."...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined SportsCenter Friday morning to talk about racing and, for whatever reason, the Washington Redskins.
ESPN in general has a habit of asking their guests questions that in no way at all pertain to them.
Still, Earnhardt Jr. had plenty of praise to offer Robert Griffin III.
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Redskins fans can breathe a sign of relief. Robert Griffin III will be starting week 1 on Monday Night Football vs the Eagles.
Chip Kelly’s spread with Mike Vick vs RGIII and their read option, football fans can dig that.
In the 2012-2013 NFL season, the NFC East came down to the wire. The division crown was up for grabs in a historic week 17 match-up between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins. In that game, Alfred Morris rose to the occasion and showed the world what he was made of, rushing for 200 yards and 3 touchdowns. While his performance helped boost the Redskins to victory, we...