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Robert Griffin III
While the surging Washington Redskins can't wait to get Robert Griffin III back under center, they may have to go with backup Kirk Cousins for a second consecutive week.
Fortunately for them, Cousins hasn't looked anything like a second-stringer.
With its quarterback situation unlikely to be determined until late in the week, Washington continues its playoff push Sunday in what is widely expected to be Andy Reid's final home game as Philadelphia Eagles coach.
After spraining his right knee late in regulation during a 31-28 overtime win over Baltimore in Week 14, Griffin didn't play last Sunday at Cleveland. Though the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner wasn't pleased with the decision, he surely felt better after watching Cousins lead the Redskins to a 38-21 win - their fifth in a row - and into a three-way tie atop the NFC East.
Cousins, who also helped Washington finish off its game-tying drive against the Ravens after Griffin went down, completed 26 of 37 passes f...
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After calling Robert Griffin III “kind of black, but not really” because he is engaged to a white woman, ESPN’s Rob Parker has apologized today (Credit: AP Photo) Last Thursday, while on ESPN’s First Take, columnist Rob Parker said Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was “black, but he’s not really,” because Griffin is engaged to a white woman. The company went...
ESPN today announced that it has suspended ESPN2 First Take analyst Rob Parker 30 days for comments he made last week about Redskins QB Robert Griffin III. Here is the official statement from ESPN: Marcia Keegan is a Vice President of Production for ESPN, who oversees First Take: “ESPN has decided to suspend Rob Parker for 30
Washington Redskins rookie QB Robert Griffin III practiced fully on Wednesday and told reporters he’s ready to play against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. The Redskins square off against their divisional opponent this week in a very important game which holds playoff implications for Washington. Despite proclaiming himself healthy, Griffin still has not been cleared medically...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was listed a probable on the team's injury report Friday and coach Mike Shanahan indicated that there's a good chance the rookie will be cleared to play Sunday against Philadelphia. Shanahan told reporters Friday that Griffin looked good in practice but had not received medical clearance. He expected that to come Friday...
Robert Griffin III has bigger things to worry about this week as he attempts to come back from a sprained right knee, but the Washington Redskins quarterback was socked with a $10,000 fine Wednesday by the NFL's clothing police. According to the Washington Post and CSN Washington, the fine was issued because Griffin wore clothing adorned with the adidas logo during his press...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III fully practiced today after missing this past Sunday’s game with a knee injury.
Full practice today for @rgiii, which makes it look promising for him to start Sunday vs. Philadelphia.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 19, 2012
If I had to guess right now whether Griffin will play or not this week against the Eagles, I’d...
Robert Griffin III
The Redskins continued their strong push for the playoffs behind their rookie quarterback. However, it wasn't the former Heisman winner behind center but instead a guy taken 100 picks later. Kirk Cousins threw for 329 yards and two touchdowns filling in for the injured RGIII and could be in line for a second straight start.
RGIII did not play after spraining...
If you thought Robert Griffin III could do no wrong, well, you’re still mostly right.
The NFL announced Griffin was fined $10,000 on Wednesday, but it wasn’t for anything he did on the gridiron. Griffin wore an Adidas sweatsuit and t-shirt to the Redskins’ Week 14 news conference, which the NFL considers unauthorized apparel. That’s because the NFL has an official deal...
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Put on your thinking caps and open your minds as I try to explain to you how the corruptive forces of America's illicit drug war and mass incarceration can be seen in ESPN's morning debate festival First Take.
The show has been in the news the past week because its part-time clown, Rob Parker, gleefully swallowed Skip Bayless' bait and discussed Robert...
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, there’s a chance Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III could be ready to play in this week’s game against the Eagles, but nothing is certain at this point.
After speaking with an orthopedic surgeon that told him Griffin has a three-week injury, Werder isn’t sure the Redskins will allow him to play. With head coach Mike Shanahan relying on...
With Robert Griffin III stealing all of Tim Tebow’s ESPN attention, the New York Jets quarterback has found a way to land himself back in the headlines.
Tebow, who has only started for the Jets once this season, will reportedly request a trade or to be released if he doesn’t get the chance to start over Greg McElroy in the final two games of the season.
Since his tenure with...