Found May 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Redskins signed fourth-round pick Kirk Cousins, the 102nd overall selection in the 2012 draft. Cousins, the all-time wins leader at Michigan State, impressed the Redskins at the Senior Bowl, when coaches Mike and Kyle Shanahan were opposing Cousins' North team. When Cousins was on the board in the fourth round -- many teams graded him as a second-round pick -- Mike Shanahan told Cousins the team couldn't afford not to take him. But Cousins isn't being groomed as the team's quarterback of the future -- that's No. 2 overall pick Robert Griffin III's title in Washington -- rather as insurance behind Griffin. It was the first time since 1989 that a team drafted two quarterbacks in the first four rounds of a draft. That year, Dallas drafted Troy Aikman first overall and Steve Walsh, a pupil of head coach Jimmy Johnson at Miami (Fla.).

RG3 earns new nickname from teammates

Robert Griffin III is impressing his teammates in workouts and has earned a new nickname. Will he be able to live up to the billing?

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When the Redskins signed Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan this offseason, it looked like it could be the end for Santana Moss in Washington. Moss, 33, had clearly seen better days and the Redskins had 2 receivers coming in as free agents, as well as a promising young receiver in Leonard Hankerson. The Redskins instead cut Jabar Gaffney, which gave Moss some more roster security. However...

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Robert Griffin III leads NFL jersey sales in May

Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow may be No.1 and No. 2 in overall jersey sales from April 1 to May 28, but Robert Griffin III had the top-selling jersey in the month of May, according to the NFL.   Rookie jerseys didnt go on sale until April 26. Andrew Luck was ranked fourth from April 1-May 28 and fourth in the month of May. The Washington Redskins may not know how RG3 will play on...

Dan Snyder’s Old Yearbook Photo Is Unfortunate

I missed this when the Washington Post published it last year, so thankfully Burgundy Blog dug up Dan Snyder’s old yearbook photo: WaPo’s caption on the photo reads: “A young Snyder appears in a school yearbook. He was an unremarkable student with little interest in school, a notably limited attention span and few close friends.” What’s left unsaid is that those “few...

Notebook: McIntosh’s value has dropped

The Vikings brought in linebacker Rocky McIntosh for a visit earlier this offseason, but his value around the league has dropped. Just five years ago, he was being considered in a trade for a multiple Pro Bowler that could have changed the dynamic in the NFC North. Plus, changes in roster rules aren’t done yet, Jake Long could be heading into extension talks, and much more insight...

Robert Griffin III being referred to as “The Arm”

Losing out on the RG3 sweepstakes was enough of a smack to the face for Browns fans.  But now he is working out with the ‘Skins and reports of his performance are pretty good, it could hit home just a little bit more. 1 If glowing reports weren’t enough, there’s this little anecdote coming out of Washington during OTAs. Per Carpenter, members of the Redskins’ organization...


Robert Griffin. RG3.The second pick of the 2012 NFL draft is thought to be the savior of the Washington Redskins franchise. The organization has been in desperate need of an elite quarterback since the early 1990’s. Griffin, blessed with 4.3 speed and a cannon for an arm, saw his draft status skyrocket during his junior year at Baylor University. Washington switched 2012 first...
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