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RG3 was a big fantasy risk coming into the season, but his upside is top 5, so he became a nice calculated risk. He hasn’t looked good through the first two games, with bad footwork and technique. He has still got it done in the box score, but most, if not all of his production has come in garbage time. This is not bad from a fantasy perspective as we saw with last years’ garbage man, Carson Palmer.
Of course not all the Redskins’ problems can be summed up with the issues of RG3 and the Redskins’ passing game. The defense is not doing the team any favors either. Pierre Garcon weighed on the the knee brace that is causing Mr the III his issues. Here is what the Waiter had to say:“Robert obviously can’t run as fast as he did last year because of his knee brace and his knee,” Garcon told ESPN 980, via ESPN.com. “It’s the same offense, to be honest with you. It’s nothing different. It hasn’t changed at all,” Garcon said. “When you’re walking around with a knee brace or playing with a knee brace, obviously it’s slowing you down a little bit,” Garcon said. “It’s just natural. I don’t know how much it weighs, exactly, but you always think about it when you have it on there, and it’s a constant reminder. It’s not gonna let you be the guy you are without the knee brace. When you have something around your knees — the more equipment you have on, it’s obviously distracting you or slowing you down from being as free as loose as yourself without any equipment on.”
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There is no denying that Robert Griffin III hasn’t looked himself in the Redskins first two games despite putting up decent numbers. Receiver Pierre Garcon took it one step further telling ESPN 980 that there’s no way Griffin can be the same player as long as he’s wearing a knee brace. “Robert obviously can’t run [...]
After storming out to a successful rookie campaign in 2012, Robert Griffin III has struggled mightily in the first two weeks of the 2013 season, and the Redskins have suffered, falling 0-2.
RGIII was held out of game action during the preseason, but one of his teammate’s doesn’t believe that a little bit of rust is to blame for the sluggish start from his signal caller. Instead...
Breaking Bad star Jonathan Banks who plays the role of “Mike” on the hit television series is a Washington D.C. native and Redskins fan. Banks is a Skins fan that believes his team needs to change their offensive name. “We gotta change the name, dude. Even if there are two American Indians out there that don’t want to be called Redskins. Just change the name. “If somebody’s...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is still trying to shake off the rust in the wake of his second major knee surgery. Through the first two weeks of the season, he has been horrible. Thanks to RG3′s shaky play and an incredibly porous defense, the Redskins are 0-2. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon has found […]
The Washington Redskins have fared so poorly in their first two games of the season that people are legitimately questioning whether the team would be better off playing Kirk Cousins at quarterback since Robert Griffin III is nowhere near 100 percent healthy. Washington coach Mike Shanahan was asked on Monday whether he has considered benching […]
Robert Griffin III said the Washington Redskins' offense needs a spark.
And he knows where it can come from: his legs.
"I can run more" Griffin said.
After running nine times in the first two games none on designed runs or off the zone read-option Griffin is ready for more.
Circumstances can explain why he has fewer runs (he averaged 7.5 carries per game last season...
After watching this piece by ESPN, I thought it was interesting how many powerful people don’t approve of the Redskins name. I truly believe that sooner or later the name will be changed. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post ESPN’s Outside the Lines examines the Redskins name appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Mike Shanahan says the Washington Redskins' poor start is a ''temporary setback'' and that he has no plans to sit Robert Griffin III.
Griffin says maybe he needs to be more of a ''stern leader.''
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall says the next opponent is ''probably smiling right now looking at our defense.''
Linebacker London Fletcher...
In case you missed it, former Patriots first round pick Brandon Meriweather proved once again yesterday just how dirty (and stupid) of a player he is.
The Redskins safety, who played Sunday in only his second game since signing a 2 year, $6 million contract in 2012, made headlines early in the day when his lick on Eddie Lacy took the Packers rookie running back out with a concussion...
Injury Report Safety Brandon Meriweather participated in Wednesday’s practice on a limited basis. Meriweather was cleared to participate in individual drills after suffering a concussion during the Green Bay game. Kicker Kai Forbath has not been practicing this week because of the sore groin that kept him out of last week’s game and he won’t [...]
The debate about whether or not the Washington Redskins should find another something else to call themselves other than Redskins grows with each passing week.
On one side of this debate, there are those that oppose the use of the name “Redskins” because of its insensitivity to Native Americans. This group includes many media members that have vowed to no longer refer to the...
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Despite an 0-2 start and the team struggling on offense, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan quickly dismissed the idea of possibly benching quarterback Robert Griffin III in favor of backup Kirk Cousins, according to the Washington Post."We've got a lot of confidence in Robert," said Shanahan.Griffin has not looked like himself through the first two games...
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