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Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley has seen rookies come and go in his nine NFL seasons. He's noticed something unique about Robert Griffin III.
Cooley says he's ''never seen doubt in that kid's mind'' - a remarkable assessment about a rookie just wrapping up a first NFL training camp.
Cooley says the only other rookie he's seen who showed up not acting like a wide-eyed newbie was Sean Taylor, the talented Redskins safety who died in 2007.
Griffin says his performance in his first preseason game reassured himself and ''reassured everybody else'' why the Redskins drafted him at No. 2 overall.
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NFL.com released this video Tuesday of Washington Redskins rookie QB Robert Griffin III taking a shot at being a tour guide for our nation's capital.
Result: Fail (although we do admire his tree dodging).
Watch as Griffin drives the tour bus around DC and confuses the Jefferson Memorial with the Lincoln Memorial:
By looking at Robert Griffin III, one wouldn’t necessarily peg him as a huge nerd, but apparently, he has at least some comic book nerd-ness to him, as a peek at his locker reveals that he has several action figures posed inside along with slogans posted underneath them and together, serve as motivation for the Washington [...]
Can't get enough of Robert Griffin III? Check out all those action figures in his locker.
The Washington Redskins opened their locker room to reporters for the first time Tuesday, revealing an RGIII cubbyhole with six figurines, including Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, an extra-muscular version of Captain America and, of course, a Baylor Bear.
Underneath each figurine is...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III showed off the shrine inside his locker to the media this week.
For those who care, he has Spider-Man, Captain America, Incredible Hulk action figures as well as a Baylor Bear, according to The Associated Press, via NFL.com.
Griffin also has messages posted underneath each figure. He has the word “Amazing” under...
The Washington Redskins will look to make some noise in the NFC East this upcoming football season. With Robert Griffin III, the second overall pick in April’s NFL Draft, the city has high hopes for the football team. Griffin will look to lead the Redskins to the playoffs for the first time since 2008. He [...]
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Whether you are a Redskins fan or not, it’s becoming difficult not to like rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. The 2011 Heisman Trophy winner first raised eyebrows when his obsession for socks went mainstream at the Heisman ceremony and Griffin wore a pair with a Superman cape hanging from them. Apparently Griffin’s obsession for superheroes [...]
Robert Griffin III's fondness for superheroes and inspirational slogans is on full display.
The Washington Redskins opened their locker room to reporters for the first time Tuesday, and the Heisman Trophy winner has decorated his cubbyhole with six figurines, including Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk.
Slogans posted underneath the figurines include ''Amazing,'...
Today we tackle the Washington Redskins cheerleaders and superfans. Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. Don’t blame you a bit. To help quench your thirst, BC is going on a 32 team, 32 day, 32 gallery tour of NFL cheerleaders & superfans...
The demo for Madden 13 was released Tuesday night and features the ability to play a full game with 5-minute quarters. There are two available playable matchups. The first is a Giants v. 49ers rematch of their NFC Championship Game tilt. In the other, the Seahawks go against the Redskins, showing off Seattle’s new uniforms and also allowing players a chance to game as Robert Griffin...
2012 Early Heisman Watch
We watched RG3, Trent Richardson and Andrew Luck battled it out last year for the ultimate prize of winning the Heisman Trophy. Robert Griffin III was able to dazzle us with his throws, his legs, and celebrations and ended up taking home the trophy.
Now that 2011 is over, it is time to look ahead at the candidates that might be taking home the prize...
The Eagle dynasty is the odds on favorite to prevail in a division that also boasts the Super Bowl Champion G-men, just ask Michael Vick. The NFC East has always been a brutal division and many would say the toughest, proudest division in football and with the arrival of Robert Griffin III it's gotten even more interesting and packed with fantasy football talent.
Redskins Hog Heaven is not taking a day off, but we remind loyal readers that this is a blog, not a newspaper. We are not journalists that can source news. Some days, we got nothin’. Our thing is analyzing why the Washington Redskins win games, or not.
For slow times between preseason games, we turn to professional journalists for news updates. Rich Campbell (washingtontimes.com...
The preseason is all about evaluating players and getting ready to play real football once September rolls around. There is no bigger position in sports than the quarterback position of an NFL squad, and as such, our winners of week 1 list is largely shaped by a variety of quarterbacks.
Robert Griffin III took a little while to warm up in his first...
Week 1 of the preseason is less about analysis than it is celebrating The Return of NFL Football. It is for reveling in the moment. It's about seeing your favorite team hit the field for the first time in a seeming eternity. As long as no key player goes down with serious injury, the preseason opener is largely ceremonial. But now that the initial breathless"here...