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Robert Griffin III‘s play has catapulted the Redskins back into the playoff picture just a month after the team appeared to be focused on next season.
But the rookie quarterback may not be available this weekend, according to one of his teammates.
Griffin hurt his knee during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s win over the Ravens and was unable to finish the game. Fellow rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins came on in relief and did his best RG3 impersonation, pulling out the overtime win in epic fashion.
Now, with questions swirling about Griffin’s status for this coming weekend, wide receiver Pierre Garcon may have let some news slip. While making his rounds on a group of ESPN programs Tuesday, Garcon let on that he wasn’t expecting Griffin to start Sunday, even referencing Cousins by name a few times.
“We have a little bit tougher of a task with Kirk starting,” Garcon said.
The indications didn’t stop there, though.
“We have to play well around Kirk so Kirk doesn’t feel like he has to sav...
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III left Sunday's game in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens with a right injury, the Redskins announced. Griffin hurt the knee on a sack. After leaving the game briefly, he returned but left again. Backup Kirk Cousins replaced him. Cousins tossed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon with 29 seconds remaining...
The question still remains: Who will start at quarterback Sunday against the Cleveland Browns?
"I can't tell you all that," Griffin told The Associated Press via NFL.com after Wednesday's practice. "First, I don't want to give the Cleveland Browns a competitive advantage. And I don't want to let anybody down, so I don't want to say that I'll...
Robert Griffin Jr. told The Washington Post that his son, Washington Redskins injured quarterback Robert Griffin III, plans to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Griffin Jr. sent the Post text messages saying Griffin III is doing "really good", and "that is the plan", when asked if Griffin III will play Sunday.
Redskins left tackle Trent Williams told...
Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III will have
an MRI on his injured right knee after he was forced out of the
game late in Sunday's in a 31-28 overtime victory over the
Baltimore Ravens at FedEx Field.
With the Washington Redskins trailing the Baltimore Ravens by eight late in regulation, Robert Griffin III sprained his right knee at the end of a 13-yard scramble. He left for one play, returned for four but was literally hopping around on the field.
Eventually, he fell to the turf and could no longer continue.
Fellow rookie Kirk Cousins stepped in and finished RG3's work...
The Washington Redskins desperately needed Sunday's 31-38 victory over the Baltimore Ravens to stay in the thick of the race for the NFC East title and a wild-card playoff spot.
The Redskins on a four game win streak upped their record to 7-6. They remain one game behind the first-place New York Giants in the NFC East, and one game behind the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago...
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Texas Tech's head football coaching search continued on Tuesday with an interview with Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris. (CBS Sports)
RGIII vs. Johnny Football.
Greg Tepper compares...
LANDOVER, Md. - The Washington Redskins lost rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III to a sprained right knee late in the fourth quarter but still rallied to beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-28 in overtime on Sunday at FedEx Field. Kai Forbath's 34-yard field goal 3:23 into overtime was the game-winner and came three plays after rookie Richard Crawford's 64-yard punt return....
LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins lost sensational rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III late to a sprained right knee in the fourth quarter but still rallied to beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-28 in overtime on Sunday at FedEx Field. Washington, which has won four straight for the first time in four years, improved to 7-6 while dealing Baltimore (9-4) a second straight loss...