Pushed and shoved throughout a game he felt was ''unprofessional'' and ''dirty,'' Robert Griffin III finally heard the obvious from one of the St. Louis Rams defensive players.
''I remember one play,'' the Washington Redskins quarterback said. ''After the play, the guy said: `We're going to hit you every play.'
''I said: `Isn't this football?' It's nothing that I'm not used to. It was extremely weird the way they went about it, though.''
Sunday's 31-28 loss was barely over when the Redskins starting talking about replacement officials who had lost control and Rams players who were engaged in too much rough stuff after the whistle.
A few days have gone by, but it's still too raw to let it rest. Griffin is going to handle the ball a lot this year - he already had 20 rushes in addition to 55 pass attempts - so the Redskins don't want him taking any extra hits, especially ones that he feels aren't clean.
''There was some extracurricular stuff going on after the plays,'' Griffin sai...