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Robert Griffin III threw for one touchdown and had a fumble turn into another score, and the Washington Redskins pulled within one game of the NFC East lead with a 17-16 win over the New York Giants on Monday night.
The Redskins improved to 6-6 with their third straight victory, tied with the Dallas Cowboys and on the heels of the Giants, who have lost three of four to fall to 7-5.
Griffin completed 13 of 21 passes for 163 yards and ran five times for 72 yards, breaking Cam Newton's NFL record for yards rushing by a rookie quarterback.
Griffin lost the ball on one of his runs, but it flew into the arms of teammate Joshua Morgan, who ran it in for an early touchdown.
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It remains to be seen whether Robert Griffin III will one day be immortalized in Canton, but he's already gotten his foot through the door.
NFL.com reports that Griffin's jersey and cleats from Monday night's win over the Giants will be displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In the 17-16 victory, which put Washington (6-6) just one game out of first...
Robert Griffin III went down, the ball popped out, and the Washington Redskins scored a touchdown.
Look out, New York Giants and the rest of the NFC East. If the rookie quarterback keeps getting those kinds of breaks, it'll be hard to keep him out of the title hunt for years to come.
As it is, RG3 has the Redskins within a game of first place, leading a fourth-quarter rally...
Robert Griffin III practiced for the third straight day on his sprained right knee Friday, albeit again on a limited basis, and is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.
''He keeps on improving every day,'' coach Mike Shanahan said. ''He's much better today.''
Shanahan again he said he will wait...
In his first prime time game, Robert Griffin III completed 13-of-21 passes for 163 yards, one touchdown, and no interceptions while adding 72 rush yards on five carries in Monday night’s Week 13, 17-16 win over the Giants.Griffin didn’t turn the ball over a single time, and that’s key to the Redskins’ success. The rookie signal caller, along with Alfred Morris, engineered...
The "RG3" chant still echoed throughout FedEx Field several minutes after the Washington Redskins' 17-16 victory over the New York Giants late Monday night.
Robert Griffin III did have some phenomenal runs as he set the NFL record for rushing yards in a season by a rookie quarterback. He also had some timely completions, including when he found receiver Pierre Garcon...
After another great performance that included a big win over the Bears on the road, Seattle Seahwks cornerback Richard Sherman believes rookie quarterback Russell Wilson is a little better than both Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck. “They’re going to hype who they’re going to hype, and you’re in the Seattle market, and it doesn’t matter what you do,” Sherman said...
Because Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III were the No. 1 and 2 overall picks in the draft, it’s understandable that they’re generating the most hype. But don’t forget the rookie quarterback that everyone doubted that’s playing out in the Pacific Northwest, who’s putting up just as many wins and impressive stats.
Russell Wilson may not have the Olympic-level speed that...
Robert Griffin III isn’t your ordinary NFL quarterback. He’s so much more. And with the Redskins now at 6-6, NFC playoff contenders better start saying their prayers.
The NFC East got a helluva lot more interesting on Monday night, as Griffin led the Redskins to a late-game comeback win over the Giants. Now, Griffin has Washington neck and neck with the Cowboys and within shouting...
Sometime’s it’s better to be lucky than good as the Redskins and Robert Griffin III learned when they scored their first touchdown during Monday Night Football against the Giants.The Skins were running a read option with RG3 and Josh Morgan. RG3 was hit and fumbled the ball, but as luck would have it, the ball went right into Morgan’s hands. This 13-yard TD was a crucial play...
Was Adrian Peterson’s epic touchdown run, Robert Griffin III’s Monday Night Football debut or the touching leadership of Kansas City Chiefs’ coach Romeo Crennel the most memorable selection from the 13th week of the 2012-2013 season?
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WASHINGTON -- For the second night in the Nation's Capital with Robert Griffin III in the building, David beat Goliath. Maybe RGIII's Redskins were not a major underdog against the reigning Super Bowl champion New York Giants, but the besieged Washington Wizards certainly were against the defending NBA champion Miami Heat Carrying the NBA's worst record, the Wizards...
The Washington Redskins (6-6) beat the New York Giants 17-16, this Monday night at FedEx Field from Landover, MD.
Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris killed the Giants once again, and beating them in this go around.
The Giants failed to beat the Redskins which was a golden opportunity for them in order for them to salvage the NFC East.
But the division is tighter than ever as...