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Robert Griffin III continued to impress fans and players as his very solid rookie campaign continued this past Sunday. RGIII tossed for 258 yards, with two touchdowns and a lone interception on 20-for-28 passing and also scampered for 89 yards on 9 carries with one fumble.
Prior to the season, defensive end Osi Umenyiora said he would call Griffin “Bob” until the rookie QB proved himself, but this week said Griffin’s rightful name was, “Sir Robert Griffin III,” after watching him put up highlights during the first six weeks of the season…
“That guy is flat-out unbelievable,” Umenyiora told reporters in the locker room. “That’s the best QB we’ve played this year.”
Usenyiora was not the only NY Giant who was impressed with the rookie.
Said fellow end Justin Tuck, “[Griffin] takes away from your enthusiasm for the game a little bit,” as a defensive player.
Defensive end Chris Canty added, “He’s faster in person than he is on tape. He’s very, very fast. He’s a very talented
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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...
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...
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Despite beating the Redskins, Giants players nevertheless lavished praise upon Robert Griffin III, with Osi Umenyiora saying RG3 "is flat-out unbelievable."
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...
(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.
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 —...