Posted September 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
Robert Griffin III says ''Griffining'' is ''pretty funny.'' It's the 2012 answer to ''Tebowing.'' The ''Grifining'' pose was born during the rookie's first NFL touchdown pass in the Washington Redskins' 40-32 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Griffin was hit while throwing the ball, then sat up and raised his arms when he saw Pierre Garcon make the catch and scamper for an 88-yard score. Now many people are copying the pose. It's become an Internet sensation. Says Griffin: ''Who would have thought getting knocked on your butt and throwing a touchdown would start a phenomenon like that? But it is what it is. And `Griffining,' `RG3ing,' whatever they want to call it, I'm not opposed to it. But it's pretty funny to me.''
1 Comment:
  • The difference is that Griffin didn't actually "pose". He was on his butt and threw his arms in the air in a spontaneous gesture of joy over his first NFL touchdown.

    What Tebow does is an ostentatious gesture of "look at me" under the false premise of honoring God. Plenty of other Christian players honor God during the game without drawing such attention to themselves.
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