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So much for those last-minute "concerns." RG3 is starting Week 1.
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Robert Griffin III will be under center for next week's Monday night opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Griffin was cleared last Thursday to play in Week 1 by his surgeon, Dr. James Andrews. However, Shanahan said at the time that Andrews also had unspecified "concerns."
The coach said he addressed those concerns with Griffin and Andrews on Sunday. Shanahan declined to say what the concerns are: "You'll have to trust us."
The start marks a remarkably expedited return for last year's NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, who had major knee surgery just days after he was injured in the Redskins' playoff loss in January to Seattle.
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Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan finally revealed what most expected: Robert Griffin III will be under center for the team's regular season debut.
This is great news for Fantasy owners. If you drafted RG3 you can play him. According to Grant Paulson RG3 is going to start versus the Eagles. @granthpaulsen: Mike Shanahan: Robert Griffin will start on Monday night against the Eagles, barring a setback. #Redskins Robert Griffin III had knee surgery just 8 months ago, this […]
One year removed from outstanding fantasy football rookie seasons, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson all have high expectations surrounding them. While they are all talented enough to repeat or even have a better season in 2013, there will be some adjustments that have to be made. So what should fans and fantasy football owners expect out of this trio?... Read more
"Operation patience" has finally come to an official end.
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced Monday, that quarterback Robert Griffin III will start Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles in the season premier of "Monday Night Football", NFL.com's Chris Wesseling reports.
The news comes as no surprise. Griffin was reportedly ahead...
Photo by Keith Allison Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the media on Monday that Robert Griffin III is ready to go and shouldn’t have any problems running their full playbook. “He’s ready to go, full speed ahead,” Shanahan said Monday, via ESPN.com. “If we didn’t feel Robert was full-go and ready to play and do all the things you ask a guy to do, he would not be...
According to NFL.com’s Around the League, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced that Robert Griffin III will be their week one starter.
Shanahan officially announces @RGIII is starter.
— NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) September 2, 2013
This isn’t a surprise at all since Griffin was cleared last week.
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According to ProFootballTalk.com, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has confirmed that Robert Griffin III (knee) will start in Week 1 against the Eagles.Fantasy Spin:We already knew the quarterback had been cleared by Dr. James Andrews, but Shanahan waited on making the official announcement. Philadelphia has major defensive concerns and likely will be a bottom-five unit this season,...
Robert Griffin III says he'll be "getting down on Monday night."
High school football in Texas lived up to its billing on Friday night.
During the final four minutes of the game between A&M Consolidated High School and Copperas Cove High School, the two teams combined to score 44 points, but they saved the most incredible moment of the night for the last play of the game.
Copperas Cove, Robert Griffin III‘s former stomping grounds, took...
Copperas Cove (Texas) head coach Jack Welch thought he was making the safe play when he called for a squib kick in a game against A&M Consolidated on Friday. His team was leading 41-38 with one second left in the high school football matchup.
Unfortunately, Welch's call backfired as the College Station-based A&M Consolidated squad channeled Cal-Stanford on the game&...
Last season saw several quarterbacks break through various career barriers and become NFL mainstays. The rookie class of Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson continued the recent trends of rookie success and also set a new standard for youngsters with all three of their teams reaching the playoffs. Second year phenom Colin Kaepernick took over the starting role in the...
Have you ever heard of the old quote, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, when applied to fantasy football, it’s best to go with what works.And in this case it’s not to draft risky players when there are similar-tiered, safer options at a particular position.Now by no means am I a “play it safe” all the time type of fantasy owner. I LOVE upside, and I love taking...