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For Robert Griffin III, or RGIII because Federal law now mandates you must always refer to him as RGIII and only RGIII, and the Washington NFL team, the first three weeks have been a nightmare. An 0-3 start, and a horrific defense that got shredded by Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions yesterday. Stafford, who put up nearly four bills passing on them, isn’t the only one exploiting Washington’s D.
Last year’s NFC East champions have given up at least 27 points in every game this year. So cut some RGIII some slack, it’s not all his fault, and remember he doesn’t have control over the side of the ball.
Tom Jackson of ESPN: “Everybody has to pick up the slack when your star is injured. That’s what is happening to RGIIi now. How would he benefit if you had a solid run-game? He would be better protected … The football team is to blame. In particular, the defensive side of the ball which is putting so much pressure on him to have to do so much so early after this injury.”
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The season could not have gotten off to a worse start for the Washington Redskins. After getting blown out in the first half of a Week 1 showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles and failing to make a remarkable second half comeback, the Redskins dropped its next two games and now sit at 0-3 following a […]The post Virginia CVS Pharmacy zings Washington Redskins with Kleenex sale sign...
Redskins fans thought for sure that their fortunes were changing in 2012, when the arrival of Robert Griffin III ushered in a 10-6 season and a playoff berth, the first winning season and playoff appearance since 2007.
Just three games into the 2013 campaign, though, Washington supporters are already doubting the ability of the team and sinking into the doldrums — and the local...
During today’s show on ESPN’s First Take, analyst Skip Bayless mentioned that a Redskins insider claims that Robert Griffin III told the coaching staff that he wants to get away from read-option this season because he believes he can be as good of a pass as Peyton Manning.
It certainly looks like the Skins have abandoned the read-option for the most part. If Griffin did...
The season is not going according to plan for the Washington Redskins. After a 0-3 start the boo-birds and haters are coming out of the woodwork faster than politicians when a lobbyist is offering free dinner. One of the latest to join in on the hate parade was former defensive back Fred Smoot.
And he got a little creative.
While making a recent radio appearance...
You would think that a player who is as well known as Robert Griffin III wouldn’t get his name wrong during a broadcast, but Fox’s Dick Stockton called him “Robert Griffin Jr.” Not sure why or how this happened, but a surprising mistake nonetheless.
The Detroit Lions head to halftime up 17-14 over the Washington Redskins.
The Lions started with the ball, but it was the Redskins who struck first. Cornerback Deangelo Hall intercepted quarterback Matthew Stafford and took the football 17 yards to the house.
Stafford rebounded well with a nine play drive that culminated in a Joique Bell 12-yard run for six.
The Lions defense stayed...
ASHBURN, Va. – Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon says quarterback Robert Griffin III is ”a lot different” this year.
Garcon said Monday that Griffin is ”not fully healthy, obviously.”
Said Garcon: ”He running a little bit more, but last year’s RG3 was a lot different than this year’s RG because of his knee. It’s not surprising — we’ve been talking...
Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell tallies 132 total yards in Sunday’s game against the Redskins (Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)
The Detroit Lions finally snapped their winless streak in the Capital with a 27-20 victory over the Redskins.
Without running back Reggie Bush the Lions needed a strong effort across the board, and that is exactly what they got.
It’s alright Matt, this kind of reaction is warranted when a ball is flying at your face.
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Fred Smoot provided a harsh assessment of Robert Griffin III during a radio interview on Monday, and he also introduced us to a great new nickname for Mike Shanahan. Smoot, who is a humorous guy and does not mince words, said during an hour-long appearance with Holden and Danny on 106.7 The Fan in DC […]
Once again, the Washington Redskins proved to disappoint in this afternoon’s game against the Detroit Lions. Over the course of their first three games, the Redskins have looked overmatched on offense, defense, and special teams. At 0-3, fans are already beginning to wonder if this year is going to be over before it truly starts.
Robert Griffin III’s knee injury is beginning...
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Robert Griffin III was driving the Washington Redskins down the field in the fourth quarter when he slid awkwardly after clearly giving himself up at the end of a first-down run. He fumbled and hadn't been touched, so the turnover...
There are NFL stars and then there are STARS.
It has nothing to do with what is happening on the field, but everything to do what is going on off the field. Once your own field celebrity crosses over into mainstream celebrity the opportunities that are afforded to you are plentiful. In life though there is always a trade off for such riches and that is what Robert Griffin III...
Detroit Lions Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson broke his arm in two places in a single-car accident and will have surgery Tuesday. The lions issued a statement and say no alcohol was involved in the incident.