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So you are Kirk Cousins. You want to be an NFL starting quarterback. The problem is that the team that selected you just traded up in the 2012 NFL draft giving up more than anyone in history to draft the best athlete as a quarterback since Michael Vick. You have had nothing but challenges and people questioning you throughout your college years. Since the day you’ve been drafted everyone in the US but the Shanahan’s and a few fans questioned why you were even drafted by the Washington Redskins in round 4 of the 2012 NFL draft. So you must prove people wrong again. You aren’t very outspoken like Robert Griffin III, you don’t have TV commercials or the media all over your every word. You are a more quiet leader. Throughout training camp and the preseason you proved that you could play and be a viable back up in the NFL. So much so that a 10 year veteran who was the starting quarterback the prior year was made inactive week 1 so you could go in if need be. Week 14 comes around and in the fourth quarter at home versus the Baltimore Ravens the inevitable happened, Robert Griffin III got hurt for the second time this season, only this time it looked like a serious knee injury. It’s now the “It’s your time to shine”. You finish the job, throwing a touchdown pass and running in a two point conversion and getting the team in position in overtime so Kai Forbath could kick the game winning field goal. You play the next week and beat the Cleveland browns in Cleveland to keep the winning streak and playoff run alive for your football team. Then Robert Griffin III comes back and leads us to the playoffs and plays well in the first quarter of the wild card playoff game. You wonder, are you ever going to get a real chance to live out your dreams and have a true chance to start in the NFL? Unfortunately reports are Robert Griffin III tore his ACL and LCL in the fourth quarter of the wild card game. If these reports are true Robert could miss most of, if not all of the 2013 NFL season. This is your time to shine again! This is Kirk Cousins time to prove his doubters wrong, to prove that selecting him in the 2012 draft after the team selected RGIII was the right selection. Through unfortunate injury to his friend and teammate Robert, Kirk has been given a chance to lead the team and showcase his skills to other franchises so in the future he may have a chance to start somewhere in the NFL. Best of luck Captain Kirk. No matter what the diagnosis is in the next two days with Robert’s knee, Redskins Nation is 100% behind you and we wish you the best. Related posts: The DMV has both your NFC and AFC Offensive Players of the Week Mike Shanahan Risked The Future of the Redskins Organization, and Even Worse, the Future of RGIII Robert Griffin III Takes Part in Practice Warmups: Not Ruled Out Yet
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ESPN has issued a statement indicating that the network is parting ways with Rob Parker, indicating that his comments about Robert Griffin III’s blackness had a lot to do with it.
Henriette ''Etty'' Allen, matriarch of a famed American football family and mother to former Virginia Gov. George F. Allen, has died. She was 90.
According to a statement from the Allen family, she died Jan. 2 after a long illness. A private funeral is planned for Tuesday in California.
The daughter of anti-Nazi resistance fighter Felix Lumbroso, she lived in occupied...
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While it's not a hockey story. I thought it was a significant sports story, that is in the Washington Post. This story has also gotten some discussion around the talk radio show circuit today and I was wondering what others thought about it"?
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According to the Washington Post, Redskins linebacker London Fletcher didn’t sound very certain that he would be back next season.Fletcher, 37, is the third-oldest player in the NFL, but continues to play well. He remains under contract after re-signing with Washington last spring. However, he addressed the entire Redskins team in the locker room, and some of his teammates wondered...
RG3 is on his way to have his knee examined after an MRI done last night couldn’t conclusively determine if he has re-torn his ACL.
He is going to get checked out by Dr. James Andrews.
The Redskins fear that he has torn his ACL and PCL. If that is the case the recovery time is nine to 12 months and would put his 2013 season in jeopardy.
During the final minutes of the Redskins loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, RG3 was injured in a horrific manner. The extent of the injury isn’t known yet, but we are very positive that knees aren’t supposed to bend like they do below.
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Today, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had surgery on his injured right knee. He is expected to miss 6 to 9 months and should be back before the start of the 2013 NFL season (Credit: AP Photo)
Most people have been exposed to the injury Robert Griffin III suffered against the Seahawks, when a bad snap resulted in him making a previous injury even worse. Griffin...
Robert Griffin III knows he's getting criticized for playing
hurt in the Washington Redskins' playoff loss.
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At some point, an injured player, even a star like Robert Griffin III, is too hampered to help a team. Deciding when is enough is the biggest issue.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has come under fire in the wake of Griffin reinjuring his right knee in Sunday's 24-14 wild-card loss to Seattle. The criticism has ranged from whether Shanahan cared enough for his sensational rookie...