Found June 05, 2014 on Sports-Glory:

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is not the focal point this offseason, and he’s just fine with that. “The storylines don’t all lead back to me and that’s fine,” Griffin said, via “It’s about ‘we.’ It’s time for us. We got a new coach. We have new additions. All the guys are here doing great things.” Griffin entered his rookie season as the one who will revive a struggling franchise.  Last offseason, the attention surrounded his knee and his relationship with coach Mike Shanahan. This summer, Griffin is learning a new offense and working on improving his game. “You always understand the value of an offseason,” Griffin said. “That’s where you build a foundation to get ready for the season, but when you don’t have an offseason, you don’t use it as an excuse. That was the message trying to be sent last year. You don’t whine about it, you don’t cry about it. Maybe it was taken the wrong way and people thought I didn’t think I needed it. You always need it. But when you don’t have the opportunity, you have to play the hand you’re dealt and I did 


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Actor watched from sidelines with owner Daniel Snyder.
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