Found September 17, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:

Tweet The Washington Redskins are off to a disappointing 0-2 start to the 2013 season, for a number of reasons. Most mainstream sports media outlets are pointing the finger at quarterback Robert Griffin III, who is coming off of an ACL injury and hasn’t played quite like himself over the first two games of the […]

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