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8 a.m. EST: In the year of the rookie quarterback, one of the best matchups of the first round of the NFL playoffs pits two Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates against one another.
Russell Wilson and his Seattle Seahawks head to Washington, D.C., to face Robert Griffin III and the Redskins. Both teams are among the hottest in all of football, and much praise deserves to be heaped on those young QBs.
The Seahawks are coming off a five-game winning streak to end their regular season. That run includes two 50-point performances, against the Cardinals and Bills. Perhaps their most impressive victory of the season, though, was a 42-13 drubbing of the 49ers on national television in Week 16.
The Redskins have an even more impressive streak to end their season — seven straight wins. Washington may not have had the same high-powered victories of their foes, but Griffin and fellow rookie Alfred Morris have been powering the Redskins’ offense through the NFC East week after week to squeak...
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During the final minutes of the Redskins loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, RG3 was injured in a horrific manner. The extent of the injury isn’t known yet, but we are very positive that knees aren’t supposed to bend like they do below.
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There are numerous reports coming out that Robert Griffin III of Washington Redskins has a possible partial tear of two knee ligaments in the playoff loss yesterday to the Seattle Seahawks. Here is the Gruesome Picture, WOW, that looks like it hurts bad.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist This was always going to be one of those once in a decade quarterback classes, even before Russell Wilson announced his arrival from what is arguably the loneliest outpost in the NFL.
Everyone expected big things out of Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck. Wilson was more of a pleasant surprise, catapulted from third-round...
At some point, an injured player, even a star like Robert Griffin III, is too hampered to help a team. Deciding when is enough is the biggest issue.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has come under fire in the wake of Griffin reinjuring his right knee in Sunday's 24-14 wild-card loss to Seattle. The criticism has ranged from whether Shanahan cared enough for his sensational rookie...
Robert Griffin III knows he's getting criticized for playing
hurt in the Washington Redskins' playoff loss.
On a botched snap, Redskins starting quarterback Robert Griffin III twisted his right knee, collapsing to the ground as the Seahawks recovered the ensuing fumble. Griffin had been favoring the knee since the first quarter, but Mike Shanahan elected to keep him in the game.
FedEx Field erupted into chants of "RG III" as the training staff tended to him. Griffin walked...
Going to be a lot of discussion should he have been in the game.
Robert Griffin III RG3 Hurts Knee
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is getting more tests done on his injured right knee because an MRI taken showed inconclusive results. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that a previous ACL tear clouded results of the test and that Griffin will visit Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday. Griffin tore his ACL at Baylor in 2009. He sprained the knee during a...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III isn’t
included on the team’s injury report this week and linebacker London Fletcher
is probable to play today against the Seattle Seahawks, but offensive lineman
Kory Lichtensteiger is questionable to play with an ankle injury.
Fletcher missed practice on Wednesday and again on Friday as
he continues to be hampered by his...
THE FIFTH QUARTER
IT WAS OVER WHEN... Trailing 21-14 and facing second down and 22 yards to go from their own 11 yard line, after a 12-yard sack by Seattle DE Bruce Irvin, Redskins center Will Montgomery skipped a bad snap back to ailing QB Robert Griffin III. As Griffin stumbled to recover the loose ball, Griffin's knee buckled and he collapsed to the field in agony...