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Even in defeat, Robert Griffin III – aka "Black Jesus" – continues to collect praise from his peers.
Following the Redskins' tough Week 7 loss to the Giants, in which Griffin recorded 347 total yards, several members of Big Blue -- from one-time skeptic Osi Umenyiora to coach Tom Coughlin -- openly gushed about the first-year quarterback.
“That guy is flat-out unbelievable,” Umenyiora said, via the Washington Post. “That’s the best QB we’ve played this year.”
It's a complete 180 from Osi, who initially refused to buy into the hype surrounding "Bob," as he once referred to him. That tune began to change last week, when "Bob" became "Sir Robert Griffin III" after a few
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Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III’s play thus far this season has been an eye-opener, even for the most optimistic Redskins fan. Few suspected he would make such an impact so early on and those who said they did are either lying or are far better NFL football minds than most folks. Trying to [...]
The RG3 portion of the tattoo really ties the back fat together.
Now that Griffining—the fine art of mimicking Robert Griffin III’s patented touchdown pose—is the new Tebowing, it only makes sense that it should be immortalized in tattoo form, preferably on the back of a diehard Skins fan. So here’s RG3 alongside Washington greats John Riggins, Sean Taylor and Joe Theismann...
Robert Griffin III's team may have come out on the losing end Sunday, but that didn't stop the Giants from heaping a ton of praise on the rookie quarterback.
"That guy is flat-out unbelievable," Osi Umenyiora said of Griffin after the game. "That's the best quarterback we've played this year, for sure."
In fact, Justin Tuck...
While meeting with the media today, New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw said that his outburst with head coach Tom Coughlin was because he wanted to run the ball more.Bradshaw was also seen slapping wide receiver Victor Cruz in the helmet. He said, “On that particular play he felt I could have done more.”Cruz was asked if he would slap Bradshaw in the lhelmet.“After...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer The New York Giants are lauding what Robert Griffin III can do now - and worried what he will do to them in the future.
They got a close-up look Sunday at what's in store, and it was downright scary for the Super Bowl champions.
''I'm not even going to lie: That's the best quarterback we've played...
With much-hyped rookie Robert Griffin III taking on the New York Giants in half of the country, the NFL singleheader earned strong numbers for FOX Sunday afternoon. The Week 7 NFL singleheader window, featuring Washington/Giants in 50% of TV markets, earned a 12.8 overnight rating on FOX Sunday afternoon — up 21% from coverage on CBS last year (10.6), and up 20% from coverage featuring...
USA Today reports that Washington wide receiver Pierre Garcon has a torn tendon in his foot and could be out until Week 11.Fantasy Spin:Santana Moss was Robert Griffin III's favorite receiver on Sunday and could see more end zone looks over the next few weeks while Garcon remains out of the lineup.