Found September 17, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
As the Washington Redskins entered the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on Sunday, they brought with them the hype of Rookie quarterback sensation Robert Griffin III. After scoring 40 points against the New Orleans Saints, the media was swarming over the Redskins offense, and its rookie leader. Unfortunately for Washington, the St. Louis Rams were not drinking the Kool Aid, and played a near perfect game on both sides of the ball upsetting the favored Redskins 31-28. “The dome was rocking and it should be in a couple of weeks when we get back,” Wide Receiver Danny Amendola said. ”It was a good game, it came down to the wire, came down to the last kick.”
The Rams offense used SB1 (Sam Bradford) who used both his arm and his wheels to avoid and pick apart the Washington Defense. Bradford out dueled the media darling RG3 and aided by Steven Jackson and Daryl Richardson, the Rams offense showed the Redskins a balanced 152 yard rushing, and a 300 plus yard passing attack to leave the Redskins defense stunned. Danny Amendola came into his own as a number one receiver with 15 catches for 160 yards and a touchdown. The make shift offensive line played amazingly well after losing Roger Saffold to injury again (right Knee) in the first quarter , and for basically a second string “O” line gave Sam Bradford enough time in the pocket, and enough space to avoid the Redskin Rush allowing only two sacks.… Read more
BEST OF MAXIM
This week Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III decided to wear a logo-free t-shirt on the field for warmups in St. Louis after what happened last week.
Last week Griffin wrote the word "heart" on his pregame warmup shirt with the letter "H" covering up a Nike swoosh. Griffin is apart of the adidas brand, but covering up the Nike logo did not...
WON'T BACK DOWN
Robert Griffin III, who has an adidas endorsement deal, once again covered up the Swoosh on his warm-ups, this time by wearing a gray shirt over the Nike apparel.
Thanks to video from Yahoo! Sports, we have evidence that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III once again covered up the Nike logo on his pregame warm up shirt. This time instead of writing over the logo, he wore a blank gray t-shirt over his Nike shirt.
For those who don’t know, RG3 has an endorsement deal with Adidas, which is likely why he’s going against displaying...
ST. LOUIS All eyes were on Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III Sunday after he burst onto the scene with a record-setting performance to upset the New Orleans Saints in Week one.
But Rams quarterback Sam Bradford reminded folks why he's got a Heisman Trophy as well. In arguably the best game of his young career, a motivated Bradford completed 26-of-35 passes for 310 yards...
Week 1 was tough for the rookie quarterbacks, as Robert Griffin III was the only one to lead his team to a victory. But the rookies bounced back nicely as they all looked impressive in their week 2 match-ups.
Andrew Luck, Ryan Tannehill and Russell Wilson all earned their first victories and the three combined to throw 4 touchdowns and no interceptions. Luck was the true star of...
The Washington Redskins were a just a penalty flag away from being 2-0 on the young season. Even with the loss, there is no doubt in Redskin nation that RG3 is the real deal. On the season so far, he has a 70.9 percent completion percentage while throwing for 526 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception. Not to mention his 124 rushing yards and two touchdowns.But there are a...
2012 kicks off with five new starting quarterbacks who were playing in the college ranks just last season. Which one of these rookie starters has the best chance of success? Robert Griffin III, Redskins — RG3′s 4.41 speed will make the Redskins’ bootleg play a lethal one. He has the instinct of an elite running [...]
Somewhat lost in the justifiable hysteria surrounding Robert Griffin III, surefire superstar Andrew Luck led the Colts to an impressive 23-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 6-foot-4, 234 pound Luck, … Continue reading →
Since ranking the NFL’s five rookie quarterbacks seems to be all the rage following their respective Week 1 performances, we here at Eye On Sports figured we’d weight in with our own thoughts on each first year player’s respective Week 1 performance. Let’s start at the very with everyone’s No. 1 pick, Washington’s electrifying Robert Griffin III.RG III Washington RedskinsI...
FOR THE SECOND consecutive week St. Louis receiver Brandon Gibson found the end zone. His 34-yard TD reception from Sam Bradford helped the Rams take down the Washington Redskins, 31-28, on Sunday.