Found September 09, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
    The Robert Griffin III era is officially underway as the Redskins are in New Orleans to do battle with the defending NFC South champion Saints. Granted it’s early (very early) but RGIII is making the Redskins look smart for giving up everything but the potted plants in the offices at FedEx Field to [...]
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