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During today’s pre-draft press conference, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan was asked if they’ll try to trade back into the first round since they don’t have any picks in round one after trading up for Robert Griffin III last year.
Shanahan told the media that the Skins chances of moving up into the first round are “a million to one,” per Rich Tandler of CSN Washington.
It looks like the Redskins and their fans will have to wait until Friday to make a pick.
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Washington Redskins great Joe Theismann is 100% sure Robert Griffin III will be ready to go week 1. “I have full confidence in knowing that Robert is gonna be able to take care of himself and get ready to go,” Theismann told ESPN 980′s Sports Fix on Tuesday. “And he WILL be ready for the...
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On Wednesday, Mike Shanahan acknowledged some missteps in the handling of RGIII's injury last season, and says his superstar won't be back on the field until he's at full strength.
If Robert Griffin III never returns to his pre-ACL form, all blame will fall on the his coach Mike Shanahan for how he handled RG3 prior to the injury.
Shanahan has no interest in taking any more hits to his reputation, and according to Pro Football Talk, won’t allow RG3 to play until he’s absolutely 100%.
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Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones was happy to follow in Robert Griffin III's footsteps by posing for a statue of his likeness made out of food. Jones hopes to also replicate Griffin's award-winning rookie regular season.
Jones posed with and hugged the bust of his likeness Tuesday at a Subway restaurant in Manhattan, ''amazed'' at its authenticity - right...
Mike Shanahan is adjusting his gut when it comes to Robert Griffin III.
The Washington Redskins coach indicated Wednesday he's going to be more cautious with his franchise quarterback from now on, to the point that he's going to make sure that Griffin ''never plays if he's not 100 percent.''
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Mike Shanahan says from now on he's going to make sure that Robert Griffin III ''never plays if he's not 100 percent.''
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Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan claims that he doesn’t want Robert Griffin III to rush things during their offseason workouts.
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When Mike Shanahan took to the podium earlier today for his press conference, he had one message to send to all of those who have been wondering about the health concerns of playing Robert Griffin III too early after returning from a serious knee injury. The Redskins are going to do everything in their power...
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According to Chris Russell of ESPN980 in Washington D.C., the Redskins are re-sodding the middle of FedEx Field for the first time ever.
As just reported on @espnradio980 the #Redskins will re-sod the middle of @fedex Field for the 1st time in stadium history starting on 11/4.
— Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) April 23, 2013
The Skins have made some other upgrades as well.