Found September 11, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
One game into the 2012 NFL season and the Carolina Panthers are already facing a pressure-packed game. The New Orleans Saints will bring their flared nostrils to Bank of America Stadium this Sunday to take on a Panthers team that also surprisingly lost its season opener. For New Orleans, it was a rookie quarterback named Robert Griffin III for the Washington Redskins who lit them up to the tune of a 40-32 beating at the Superdome. For Carolina, it was its own impotent offense that enabled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to end a 10-game losing streak with a 16-10 victory. New Orleans is just two-plus years removed from winning a Super Bowl, and despite suspensions that include not having their head coach around due to a bizarre bounty-scheme, the Saints still had visions of an extensive postseason run this coming winter. Carolina brazenly approached this season as if it would make another giant leap toward the postseason, and in just year two of the Cam Newton and Ron Rivera eras wou...

Robert Griffin III-inspired ‘Griffining’ could become the new Tebowing (Pictures)

If you have not yet heard about Robert Griffin III’s Redskins debut, you were likely either out of the country on Sunday or do not follow sports. Griffin connected on better than 73% of his passes and threw for 320 yards and two touchdowns in an upset victory over the Saints. He also ran for 43 yards and finished the game with a phenomenal 139.9 passer rating. The RG3 sensation...

NFL not happy with RGIII

The Redskins rookie is an adidas man, so he covered up the Nike logo on his warmups. Now the league has come out and let it be known that they are none too pleased about it. 


Is 'Griffining' this season's 'Tebowing'?

After Robert Griffin III's spectacular debut on Sunday for the Redskins in their 40-32 win over the Saints, fans in Washington are understandably giddy about their new signal caller, but this has led to a new trend in the style of Tebowing...and predictably, it's called Griffining. During Sunday's game, Griffin raised his arms with one finger on each stretched to the...

Robert Griffin III Makes Redskins Immediate Contender by Redefining Quarterback Position

There were five rookie quarterbacks making their debuts on Sunday afternoon, but only one impressed enough to have Tom Brady gawk in amazement. Robert Griffin III took the field on Sunday with the entirety of Redskins nation anxiously awaiting their "savior's" debut. And he didn't disappoint. Griffin looked sensational from his very first series in the NFL, but...

Robert Griffin III is now Sports Illustrated cover boy model

This is the opening line of the Sports Illustrated feature story on Washington Redskins quarterback sensation Robert Griffin III after the team's 40-32 win in New Orleans."A-PLUS FOR D.C.’S RG3 – PABLO TORRE (@SIPabloTorre)   After just one start in the NFL Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III finds himself on the cover of the regional edition of Sports Illustrated...

RG3: 'Griffining' is 'pretty funny'

Robert Griffin III says ''Griffining'' is ''pretty funny.'' It's the 2012 answer to ''Tebowing.'' The ''Grifining'' pose was born during the rookie's first NFL touchdown pass in the Washington Redskins' 40-32 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Griffin was hit while throwing the ball, then sat up...

NFL Postgame Week 1: RG3, Replacement Refs, Scores

Rookie quarterbacks were the headliners of Week 1 — quick summary: Robert Griffin III was great, Andrew Luck didn’t suck, Brandon Weeden was worse...

Redskins 40, Saints 32

Robert Griffin III began his NFL career by connecting on 19 of 26 passes for 320 yards and two touchdowns, and the Washington Redskins handed the Saints a 40-32 loss in their first game since the bounty scandal that overshadowed New Orleans' offseason. Griffin completed his first eight passes, including an 88-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon, tying for the second-longest...

‘Griffining’ is the new ‘Tebowing’

Remember last year when the ‘Tebowing’ craze was sweeping the nation? Well after a stellar first game performance (19-26, 320 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 40-32 victory at the Saints), Robert Griffin III is quickly becoming the new darling of NFL fans. RGIII’s popularity is growing so rapidly that fans have are starting a [...]

Redskins Victorious, Deliver Saints 1st Home Loss in Forever

Hail Victory Washington Redskins – 40 New Orleans Saints – 32 HTTR By now I am sure you are aware that the Washington Redskins went marching into Saints territory and did something that no team was able to do last year — win in New Orleans — and did it in a rather strong fashion. The much anticipated debut of Robert Griffin III lived up to everyone in Redskins Nation’s...

Week 2 NFL Picks Cautiously High on RG3, Looking Forward to Monday's 'Gravity Bowl' (Podcast)

OK, so Week 1 could have gone a little bit better, but that's why there are 17 of these. The NFL picks podcast got off to a rough 7-9 start in Week 1, but that's to be be expected. After all, what can you really expect out of anyone in Week 1? One team that took the podcast -- and a lot of others by surprise -- was the play of Robert Griffin III and the rest of the...

NFL News: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III trumps all rookies in Week One

The NFL featured five teams starting rookie quarterbacks in Week One. Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was the only signal caller which came away with a win and was impressive while recording a victory. The two most notable quarterbacks of the 2012 NFL Draft were Griffin and Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck. For the duration of their careers, they will always be compared...

1-0 Redskins Raise the Bar

Last week I predicted that the Redskins would make a game of it Sunday in New Orleans, but in the end their defense would not be able to control the quick-release and savvy of Saints QB Drew Brees. Nothing beats being loud wrong than being loud wrong about losing.Mr. Haslett? Well done, sir.Some Kid Named BobMillions of words have been written this week about the sparkling...

Week 1 Rookie Report

The top impact rookies from Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season were names you would have expected, including a top-2 pick, two other first-rounders and three second-rounders. The only outliers were a sixth-round running back from Florida Atlantic who nobody even knew was starting until minutes before game time and a fourth-round linebacker out of the Mountain West. Check out Chris Tripodi’s...
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