Found October 31, 2012 on USA Sports 360:

Giant’s defensive end Osi Umenyiora wasn’t afraid about calling out Robert Griffin III this past summer. “Who is this RG3 guy you guys keep talking about? You talking about Bob Griffin? You guys are giving him a cool nickname already and everything.” Once the 2013 season started though, Umenyiora was quick to retract his statements. “Yes. I will call him RG3.” So who is this guy anyways? RG3 that is. Why is he causing such a stir in the NFL? There have been plenty of rookie QB’s that turned heads their first season. Guys like Fran Tarkenton, Greg Cook, Joe Namath, and the list keeps going. So what’s so special about this guy? Well with a 70.4 completion percentage, 1,778 passing yards, and 476 rushing yards in only 8 short games, he’s giving us something to talk about. But that’s not what I think is so special about this guy, not at all. I think Robert Griffin III is setting a new standard for up and coming quarterbacks. I believe he’s changing the position. This guy isn’t just a phenomenal passer in the pocket that can pick up yards and get third downs. He’s so much more than that. RG3 harbors strengths from all different positions on the field. He can throw with supreme accuracy, especially out of the pocket with pressure. He can juke out any defensive linemen, bee lining towards him with confidence in his stride. The way this guy runs is absolutely stunning. From the precision of his speed to the angle he decides to turn; it’s always, always, always, dead on. He’s a smart player too, knows what to call and when to call it. He’s not afraid to audible, or lead a group of guys that have been in the league far longer then he has. He possesses knowledge way beyond his rookie status. The NFL is forever changing and I truly believe RG3 is pushing the game towards a different path. Young QB’s won’t be able to attract attention with accurate long balls, high passing yards or a respectable record alone. Kids are going to be working on drills from all different aspects of the field to become well-rounded offensive players and that’s what I think this guy is doing. He’s turning the quarterback’s role into so much more than what we know today.

  • Glad to have him on my team, he is impressive...
  • And yet the Skins are still losing!! HA HA They suck!!

RG3 handed out socks for Halloween

Unsuspecting trick-or-treaters received a unique offering added to their sack of candy if they stopped by Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III's house on Halloween: Socks.

Robert Griffin III handed out socks for Halloween (Pictures)

Robert Griffin III decided not to settle for handing out candy like every other house in America on Halloween. RG3 is a unique person, and unique people give trick-or-treaters unique gifts. Instead of adding to their Snickers or Butterfinger count, the Leesburg, Va. youth walked away from the Griffin residence with fresh new socks on Wednesday night. Would you expect anything less...

Mike Shanahan Felt Like a “Dumb Sh*t” For Sending RG3 On Passing Route

Robert Griffin III is a great athlete, and when you have a great athlete at quarterback, you have a tendency as coach to try to do too much with him. Such was the case Sunday in Pittsburgh, when Mike Shanahan became a genius, and had Griffin III go out for a pass. Griffin III tried [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Robert Griffin III handed out shirts & socks for halloween

The Washington Post Instead of handing out candy for Halloween, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III handed out socks and shirt to kids that came by home. Some of the lucky recipients tweeted about their socks and shirts. RGIII giving out shirts and socks for Halloween. That’s pretty cool —Bruce Butler (@BB_III) November 1, 2012 @rgiii heard some trick or treaters...

Mike Shanahan felt like a ‘dumb sh**’ for lining Robert Griffin III up at receiver

In an attempt to get something going against the Pittsburgh Steelers offensively on Sunday, Mike Shanahan decided it would be a good idea to try a little trickery with Robert Griffin III. The Washington Redskins called for a play that appeared to be a reverse to receiver Josh Morgan, but instead Morgan became the quarterback and Griffin the receiver. And RG3 got lit up by Steelers...

RG3: Compare me to Aaron Rodgers

Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III would prefer it if he were compared to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers instead of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.

RGIII Hands Out Socks for Halloween

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hooked up the trick-or-treaters at his Virginia home with something better than full-size candy bars this year. Multiple social media users posted tweets, Facebook updates and uploaded pics of their treats which included the socks that the rookie quarterback has been sporting this year. “Went to your house tonight...Read the Rest...

Mike Shanahan feels like a dumba– after having RG3 play wide receiver

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the media that he feels like an idiot for having quarterback Robert Griffin III play quarterback after he took quite a hit down field. “After looking at that play you feel like a complete dumbs—,” Shanahan said, per Shanahan should feel dumb for putting his franchise quarterback in harms way.  He’s also going to...

The Other Rookie: Alfred Morris with Impressive Numbers for Redskins

Photo courtesy of Joe Glorioso   If Alfred Morris rushes for 83 yards on Sunday, he'll be the first rookie to amass 800 yards in first 9 games since Adrian Peterson in 2007.about 1 hour ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@granthpaulsenGrant Paulsen  If Alfred Morris can indeed pick up those 83 yards, that puts him in some elite company with Adrian Peterson. That tweet got me thinking...

Quick Thoughts – Steelers-Redskins

By David Todd Follow @DavidMTodd // All the hype coming into this one was about the Redskins sensational rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III (and the Steelers 1934 throwback uniforms). Last week I wrote about Dick LeBeau and what the Steelers might do to slow him and the Redskins offense down. Mission accomplished. No doubt RGIII was hurt by drops from his receivers, but...

Steelers Versus Redskins Game Rewind – Second Half Notes

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them. Cortez Allen makes the tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half. Robert Griffin III hits tight end Niles Paul on a deep crosser between the Steelers linebackers and the defensive backs off...

Panthers-Redskins Preview

While dual-threat quarterbacks Cam Newton and Robert Griffin III are two of the most exciting players in football, their impressive skill sets haven't translated into many wins for their respective last-place teams. In a matchup featuring the last two Heisman Trophy winners, Newton and the visiting Carolina Panthers try to snap a five-game losing streak Sunday as they square...
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