Found September 15, 2013 on USA Sports 360:

Mike Shanahan made a huge mistake,he shouldn’t have let Robert Griffin III start the first game of the season. It is obvious he isn’t ready to play, and with what has happened in his first 2 games, he is probably losing his confidence. RGIII looks nothing like the quarterback we saw last season. He is playing not to make mistakes and he is making a ton of mistakes. The Redskins are now 0-2 and they can still salvage their season even with the odds of making the play-offs decreasing because of the poor start the team is off to. It is time for Shanahan to do the right thing. He has to sit RGIII and start Kirk Cousins. RGIII was rushed back into service and it is clear he doesn’t have the same mental capacity he had last season. It could be because his knee isn’t 100% or it could be that he is scared to have it re-injured. What ever the reason is, you can’t sort it out on the field. RGIII isn’t playing up to his capacity. He is making a ton of mistakes. Sure he is still throwing for a lot of yards, but he is back there throwing on almost every down and he can’t move like he did last season. Maybe not being able to play in the preseason just has him rusty. Nonetheless, they need to sit him and try to salvage the season they are letting slip away. Cousins is a good quarterback, he should be able to step in and give RGIII some time to get the cobwebs off his game. If the Redskins don’t make the change now, it could only get worse. A 3-0 start really decrease the odds of making the play offs.


Pierre Garcon: Knee brace is holding back RGIII

Tweet The Washington Redskins are off to a disappointing 0-2 start to the 2013 season, for a number of reasons. Most mainstream sports media outlets are pointing the finger at quarterback Robert Griffin III, who is coming off of an ACL injury and hasn’t played quite like himself over the first two games of the […]

Garcon: RG3 isn’t as fast this season

Over the first two week’s of the regular season it’s become obvious that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III still isn’t the same player after undergoing offseason knee surgery. Pierre Garcon says Griffin isn’t as fast as he was last season. “Well, some of those runs weren’t designed runs for Robert,” Garcon said per the Washington Post. “One of the plays that...

RG3 is Willing to Change his Leadership Approach if it Helps the Team

In a moment of thought late in the Redskins 38-20 defeat to the Green Bay Packers, a unnamed teammate told Robert Griffin III  that the quarterback may need to change and become a more vocal and outspoken leader in an attempt to spark better execution with the team. Since becoming a Washington Redskins player, Griffin [...]

Mike Ditka Criticizes Redskins, Says Defense ‘Doesn’t Even Exist’ While Defending Robert Griffin III

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Washington in the middle of a delicate situation with RG3, Cousins

After starting the season 0-2, there are rumblings of discontent among Redskins fans. Some have openly clamored for the team’s young star quarterback, Robert Griffin III, to be benched in favor of backup Kirk Cousins, at least until Griffin is 100% healthy. The situation has the potential to go from mildly disruptive to outright explosive if the Redskins can’t turn it around...

Ron Jaworski Says RG3′s Throwing Mechanics Are Flawed

Ron Jaworski is at it again. On the heels of Robert Griffin III looking absolutely rusty in his return to action on Monday night, ESPN analyst and former Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski says RG3′s throwing mechanics are flawed because he’s still recovering from his injury. Jaworski said it’s enough of a problem to be a cause for concern. “His mechanics are flawed right...

Some Redskins fans have jumped off the Robert Griffin III bandwagon and onto the Kirk Cousins bandwagon

The Redskins are 0-2 and in both games, Robert Griffin III played the same way: horribly in the 1st half only to recover in the 2nd half. Unfortunately, the Redskins have been unable to overcome Griffin III’s horrible play in the 1st half and that’s why they’re winless at the moment. Normally when a quarterback is returning from major knee surgery like Griffin III, patience...

RG3′S mechanics a cause for concern

When Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III stepped on the field for the first time since blowing out his knee in January he looked like a guy whose recovery is still a work in progress rather than a player who is all the way back. That’s the word from former NFL quarterback Ron Jaworski who said on ESPN’s NFL Matchup that Griffin isn’t throwing the ball well because he’s...

RG3 Tops 300 Yards in Losing Effort to Packers

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III rebounded from a second straight poor first half to finish with 320 yards and three touchdowns Sunday at Green Bay.Fantasy Spin:Griffin has thrown for zero first-half touchdowns and five second-half scores through two games. The the Redskins' defense doesn't get things together, Griffin will be able to continue to compile gaudy garbage-time stats.

Uptempo offense could serve Packers well vs. Redskins

A quarterback known mostly for his mobility sat back and picked apart the Green Bay Packers' defense through the air last week, leaving half of the team's defensive game plan in ruins. Not much went according to plan for Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins in their opener either, mainly due to their once-dynamic running game being held in check. Green Bay faces...

Shanahan on benching Robert Griffin: “No, no”

getty images Someone actually asked Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan whether or not the team was considering the idea of benching quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin has struggled to start the season and the Redskins have fallen to 0-2. Additionally a lot of the Redskins struggles can be traced back to a defense which has been torched in the first half for two consecutive...

Is it time to bench RGIII for Kirk Cousins?

Photo: Bill Habar / AP Images Is it time  to bench Robert Griffin III for Kirk Cousins? The above question is one that a minority of  Washington Redskins fans are asking.  Why is this?  Why have they suddenly decided to turn on their second overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft?  The man who took them to the playoffs and won them the franchises first NFC East division title since...

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The Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers meet in Week 2 of the NFL season. While the game features two teams who made the playoffs last season both will be searching for their first win this season. Coverage of Sunday’s game between the Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers will air on FOX beginning at 1:00 pm ET. (12:00 pm CT) The Green Bay Packers are a 9 point favorite against...

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Fans of the Green Bay Packers have had the last week to wail and nash our collective teeth over the loss (again...third in a row) to the San Francisco 49ers. It's another week, another game, and another read-option quarterback who may -- or may not -- give the Packers defense trouble. In the season home opener at Lambeau Field today, the Packers will see if they can keep QB Robert...
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