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There were five rookie quarterbacks making their debuts on Sunday afternoon, but only one impressed enough to have Tom Brady gawk in amazement. Robert Griffin III took the field on Sunday with the entirety of Redskins nation anxiously awaiting their "savior's" debut. And he didn't disappoint. Griffin looked sensational from his very first series in the NFL, but it was his second drive that was truly memorable. After finding themselves trapped at the 12-yard line to start their second drive of the day, Mike Shanahan called a play that Redskins fans will reminisce about for a very long time. Griffin...
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John Madden thinks pretty highly of Robert Griffin III, comparing him favorably to Tim Tebow.
Prepare to be annoyed. For those of you who despise the whole "Tebowing" concept, a new phenomenon could soon bug you this football season. It's apparently called "Griffining." Robert Griffin III was impressive in his first career NFL start for the Redskins on Sunday, and among his many nifty plays was an 88-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon. RGIII actually...
Robert Griffin III is the first rookie quarterback to win an offensive player of the week award after his debut game.
The NFL announced Wednesday that Griffin is the NFC offensive player of the week for his performance in the Washington Redskins' 40-32 win over the New Orleans Saints.
The No. 2 overall draft pick completed 19 of 26 passes for 320 yards with two touchdowns and...
Robert Griffin III, better known to the sports world as RG3, burst onto the National Football League scene on Sunday with an improbable 40-32 win over the New Orleans Saints. The rookie quarterback for the Washington Redskins was electrifying in his debut, throwing for 322 yards, rushing for 42, and two passing touchdowns. Emerging [...]
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No doubt about it—Robert Griffin III started his career with a bang on Sunday, with 320 yards, 2 TD passes with no interceptions, and 10 rushes for 48 yards (the gaudy fantasy stats), not to mention a 73% completion percentage, a 139.9 QB rating and most importantly, a win.
The start (and the hype) remind me of a quarterback that I doubted coming into the league last year, and...
RGIII stunned the Saints in his debut for the Redskins, and the Eagles need 4th quarter magic to beat the Browns. CHFF's Justin Henry breaks it down.
JoeRGIII is having no problem adjusting to the NFL so far. He has thrown his first regular-season touchdown pass for 88 yards to Pierre Garcon. The Redskins are currently leading the Saints, looking for an upset victory.
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One of the more compelling storylines from Week One was the impressive debut of Robert Griffin III. The Heisman Trophy winning quarterback and No. 2 overall pick led the Redskins to a surprising road upset of the favored Saints.
In fact, it was more than impressive. It was historic in more than one way.
On Wednesday, the NFL announced that Griffin is the NFC offensive player of the...
Rookie quarterbacks were the headliners of Week 1 — quick summary: Robert Griffin III was great, Andrew Luck didn’t suck, Brandon Weeden was worse...
Remember last year when the ‘Tebowing’ craze was sweeping the nation? Well after a stellar first game performance (19-26, 320 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 40-32 victory at the Saints), Robert Griffin III is quickly becoming the new darling of NFL fans. RGIII’s popularity is growing so rapidly that fans have are starting a [...]
Washington Redskins – 40 New Orleans Saints – 32
By now I am sure you are aware that the Washington Redskins went marching into Saints territory and did something that no team was able to do last year — win in New Orleans — and did it in a rather strong fashion.
The much anticipated debut of Robert Griffin III lived up to everyone in Redskins Nation’s...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hit Pierre Garcon for an 88-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter to begin his NFL career against the New Orleans Saints.
RG3 also hit Aldrick Robinson for a 5-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.
After watching the Redskins’ week one win over New Orleans, former coach John Madden told SiriusXM NFL Radio that Robert Griffin III looks like “a Tim Tebow that can pass” (Credit: AP Photo)
Former coach and broadcaster, John Madden, watch rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins take on the New Orleans Saints this past weekend. Afterwards, Madden was...
It was the first week of the 2012 NFL season, and there was plenty to be excited about. There were great match-ups across the board, to go along with many fascinating story lines. We got to witness Peyton Manning’s debut as the Broncos quarterback, Cowboys and Giants (after lots of trash talking), Mark Sanchez’s season opener with the dramatic filled Jets, and five rookie...