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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hung around after his press conference Wednesday to prank head coach Mike Shanahan as he posed as a member of the media.
Griffin asked Shanahan, "What did you do for New Year’s?”.
Shanahan began to answer before quickly realizing it was Griffin.
"You got me by surprise there,'' Shanahan said, laughing. "I tried to put a good game plan together. I wasn't sure how healthy you were, so it was hard without you calling me.
"You got me good.''
Luckily for the Redskins, Griffin's sprained knee is getting better.
“Each week, I’ve been able to do more,” Griffin said. “Today, I felt a lot better than I did last week, and I mean, that’s all you can ask for at this point.”
Griffin says wearing the knee brace is what makes him limp.
"I know a lot of people talk about the limp with the brace, but any time you wear a brace like that, it's to protect you,'' the quarterback said....
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Robert Griffin III is trying to loosen up his head coach Mike Shanahan as the two prepare for Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. During Shanahan’s press conference Wednesday, RG3 posed as a reporter in the crowd and asked Shanny a question. Shanahan started to answer before realizing it was Griffin. ”You got me by surprise there,” Shanahan...
The Washington Redskins are feeling good after making it into the playoffs last week, and on Wednesday Robert Griffin III decided to give his coach the business. During a Mike Shanahan press conference on Wednesday, RG3 slipped into the crowd of reporters and was able to pepper his unsuspecting coach with a quick question.
“Coach, we just wanted to know, what did...
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Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan began what he thought was a normal press conference on Wednesday when he was caught off guard by a familiar, yet unfamiliar, voice. The voice was familiar in that it is one the coach hears every day. It was unfamiliar in that it was the first time Shanahan had fielded a question from that voice while...
During a press conference Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan had recently, quarterback Robert Griffin III got him good in a prank when he asked a question to him as pretended to pose as one of the members of the media.
Shanahan looked and got surprised to see his young rookie star ask him a question, which was about how he spent his New Year’s Day.
“You got me...
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Washington Redskins tailback Alfred Morris has been named NFL Pepsi Max Rookie of the Month for December, according to the NFL. This marks the third time Morris has won the award.
In five December games, all Redskins victories, Morris rushed for 631 yards and 7 TD on 127 carries, five yards per carry. Morris' best game of the month was the last...
It seems people are impressed when a running back runs for 200 yards and 3 touchdowns in the biggest game of the season for his team. Redskins tailback Alfred Morris, who ran over the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday night en route to a 28-18 victory and the championship of the NFC East, has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week.
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QB: Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins: If RGIII ran for mayor of DC tomorrow he would win, in a landslide. The Heisman trophy winner lived up to the hype, playing like a seasoned veteran throughout the season and leading the Redskins to an NFC East championship. Griffin will be competing with fellow quarterback Andrew Luck for rookie of the year honors. If RGIII can stay healthy...
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