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...