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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 even seems a little disappointed with how the 2012 NFL draft played out. If he had a choice, he'd probably like to see RG3 feasting on defenses in a different division.
"I'm pretty mad at the football gods for putting him in the NFC East," Tuck said after the Giants' win over the Redskins. "A quarterback like that, he's different from the Elis [Mannings] and those guys. He presents...it's just hard to gameplan that guy. He takes away from your enthusiasm for the game a little bit when you play a play perfectly and he still has 4.3 speed to outrun guys and make plays. I do...
BEST OF MAXIM
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 says he doesn't hold himself to a ''rookie type of mindset.''
The Washington Redskins quarterback told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it's not in his plans to take his time to help make the team into a winner.
Griffin says there ''are guys on this team that don't have three, four years to wait for me to develop, and continue...
PRIME TIME PLAYER
Despite beating the Redskins, Giants players nevertheless lavished praise upon Robert Griffin III, with Osi Umenyiora saying RG3 "is flat-out unbelievable."
WHAT DID HE SAY?
Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III has proved to be a very mature, highly savvy young man that belies his age and experience, both on the field and off of it. But if he’s anything like most people — which is arguable — RG3 probably cringed after recently taking part in an interview with [...]
(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.
New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora is starting to come around on Robert Griffin III. After initially refusing to call the Redskins quarterback by his nickname “RG3,” the Giants defensive end has become the rookie’s biggest fan.
“That guy is flat-out unbelievable. I’m not even going to lie. That’s the best quarterback we’ve played this year,” Umenyiora said...
Robert Griffin III came to the New York-metropolitan area and put on a show. He ran. He threw. He dodged New York Giants' defenders with breakaway speed and left many shaking their heads and bemoaning another meeting down the road.
The rookie sensation left something else on the field. A couple of costly turnovers and way too much time for Eli Manning to pull off another fourth...
Handing out labels following the Skins’ 27-23 loss in New York …
Robert Griffin III — Here I was, all geared up to knock RGIII out of the winners category, and then he went street-ball magic on 4th-and-10, 28-yard run and pitch-perfect 30-yard TD pass to Moss to go up with two minutes to play. (His number’s on the day — 109 passer rating and 89 yards rushing —...