Posted December 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
With one more win, Robert Griffin III can be called a playoff quarterback. Now that's an adjective he won't mind. Griffin threw a pair of touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury and the Washington Redskins held on to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 on Sunday to close within a victory of securing their first NFC East title in 13 years. Known as much for his running as passing, Griffin had a season-low 4 yards rushing. But the rookie quarterback made several big throws to lead Washington (9-6). ''That's why they call me quarterback,'' Griffin said. ''It's not abbreviated with a running quarterback before that or whatever else anyone wants to say. They call me quarterback because I lead the team. I'm supposed to go out there and throw the ball.'' Counted out by their own coach six weeks ago, the Redskins can clinch the division with a victory over Dallas at home next Sunday. The game has been flexed to prime...
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