Found October 07, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Washington quarterback rookie Robert Griffin III walked to the locker room after taking a hit from Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon in the third quarter. He was being checked for a concussion.Fantasy Spin:Griffin's return is questionable. He's been a top-tier fantasy quarterback over the first four games. Kirk Cousins, another rookie, took over controls of the Redskins offense.

Robert Griffin III Says He Will Play Next Week After Scary Hit, Concussion Against Falcons

Nationals baserunners may not be the only athletes in Washington working on sliding this week. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took a hard hit Sunday afternoon from Falcons linebacker Sean Witherspoon and had to leave Washington's 24-17 loss with what coach Mike Shanahan later called a mild concussion. Griffin, who is adept at running the ball from the quarterback spot...

Robert Griffin III Sustained Mild Concussion in Loss to Falcons According to Coach Mike Shanahan

One of the NFL's most explosive quarterbacks may have to sit out a couple of weeks. In the Redskins 24-17 loss to the Falcons, 2012 No. 2 pick Robert Griffin III was wallopped on a hit in the third quarter that sent him to the sidelines for the rest of the game. Now, it looks like that was a smart decision. Washington head coach Mike Shanahan announced after the game that Griffin...

Robert Griffin III Feeling Good Following Concussion

According to Rich Campbell of the Washington Times, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said quarterback Robert Griffin III (concussion) is "feeling good. No dizziness, vomiting or headaches."Fantasy Spin:It's a good sign that the rookie isn't experiencing any major symptoms a day after suffering a concussion. He has a good shot of passing the league's concussion tests...

Did Washington Redskins Try To Downplay Robert Griffin III's Concussion To Media?

On Sunday, for a short time, Washington Redskins fans held their team gear in their hands TIGHTLY, as he was helped off the field after taking a monster hit. Although RGIII went into the locker room to take a concussion test, the Redskins reported that Griffin III was just "shaken up" and was questionable to return back into the game.According to, the league will...

Shanahan: RG3 has "mild concussion"

Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was knocked out of Sunday's game with a mild concussion, coach Mike Shanahan said. Griffin III didn't know what the score was or what quarter the game was in when he was taken to the locker room, Shanahan said. Griffin was relieved by rookie Kurt Cousins, who threw a 77-yard touchdown pass to Santana Moss but was...

Redskins QB RG3 Exits Early With Injury vs Falcons - Robert…

Redskins QB RG3 Exits Early With Injury vs Falcons - Robert Griffin III left the Washington Redskins game in the third quarter against the Atlana Falcons on Sunday after taking a hit to his head. The team said the No. 2 overall draft pick was “shaken up” and his return is questionable. With the Redskins facing third-and-goal from the 3-yard line, Griffin took a snap, rolled...

Redskins needed to be more forthright with RGIII concussion

The Washington Redskins have arguably the best rookie on their team this season in Robert Griffin III. He has performed beyond expectations through the first 5 weeks of the season, but all that is an afterthought at the moment following the concussion he received in Sunday’s loss to the Falcons. Just a nasty hit, right [...]

Concussed Redskins QB Griffin getting better

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is reportedly doing better a day after leaving Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons with a concussion. Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins, who replaced Griffin in the third quarter, said Griffin "seems to be doing well" and is "in good spirits," according to Cousins said he and Griffin attended...

Redskins QB Griffin leaves loss with concussion

Updates with Griffin tweet, NFL to look into whether team reported injury information properly. With AP Photos. By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer After taking a shot to his helmet while scrambling to try to avoid a sack, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III stayed face-down for a few moments Sunday, then eventually staggered to his feet with what doctors determined...

Robert Griffin III has a head injury

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a head injury during today’s game against the Falcons. Kirk Cousins has looked pretty good in relief of RG3.  He threw a nice touchdown pass to Santana Moss.  

Falcons 24, Redskins 17

After the Atlanta Falcons knocked Robert Griffin III out of the game, Matt Ryan kept throwing and throwing and throwing until he finally scraped up enough points to give his team its first 5-0 start in franchise history. Michael Turner ran 13 yards for the go-ahead score with 2:46 to play, and Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards Sunday as Atlanta beat Washington 24-17,...

Redskins Injury Report: Robert Griffin III, Brandon Meriweather, Jammal Brown

Following the nasty hit he took during Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons, it appeared Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III could miss significant time due to his head injury. However, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said yesterday that he was optimistic Griffin could return this week, reports Gregg Rosenthal of "He's feeling good," Shanahan...

NFL Week 5 thoughts and recap

What isn’t there to say that’s already been said about this victory for the Colts? Indianapolis played on emotion and had the heart of a champion to get the “W.”

Falcons go 5-0, knock RG3 out in win over Redskins

(Eds: APNewsNow. Falcons 24, Redskins 17. With AP Photos.) Michael Turner ran 13 yards for the go-ahead score with 2:46 to play, and the Atlanta Falcons knocked Robert Griffin III out of the game Sunday in a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins. The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history. Matt Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards as Atlanta handed Washington...
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