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The NFL awards season is nearing, and the debate for who deserves what is heating up. Of particular note this season in the three-legged race (OK, six-legged) that developed for the 2012 Rookie of the Year.
However, while an individual accolade might be nice at the end of the season, a trio of rookie quarterbacks remain in the hunt for something much bigger.
Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson have led their teams to the playoffs in their first NFL years, and their teammates are hoping that signal-callers can extend their seasons as long as possible.
With all three in action on wild card weekend, the world will be anxiously waiting to see who among the three can continue playing at the high level they’ve displayed this season, or if any will crumble under the playoff pressure.
Griffin enters the postseason leading the hottest team, with the Redskins winning seven in a row to clinch the NFC East. However, Wilson and the Seahawks aren’t far behind with five straight wi...
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The Seattle Seahawks aren’t just bringing the hotness on the field this season [I just punched myself in the face for typing that]. The Seahawks tandem of Russell Wilson and Golden Tate have some pretty good looking significant others.
We need to know, who is hotter?
Wilson’s wife, Ashton [right]
Tate’s girlfriend, Elise Pollard [left]?
Our pick is for Pollard because...
Robert Griffin III is trying to loosen up his head coach Mike Shanahan as the two prepare for Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. During Shanahan’s press conference Wednesday, RG3 posed as a reporter in the crowd and asked Shanny a question. Shanahan started to answer before realizing it was Griffin. ”You got me by surprise there,” Shanahan...
The Washington Redskins are feeling good after making it into the playoffs last week, and on Wednesday Robert Griffin III decided to give his coach the business. During a Mike Shanahan press conference on Wednesday, RG3 slipped into the crowd of reporters and was able to pepper his unsuspecting coach with a quick question.
“Coach, we just wanted to know, what did...
During a press conference Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan had recently, quarterback Robert Griffin III got him good in a prank when he asked a question to him as pretended to pose as one of the members of the media.
Shanahan looked and got surprised to see his young rookie star ask him a question, which was about how he spent his New Year’s Day.
“You got me...
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...
Rookie QBs Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson face off in perhaps the most intriguing matchup of Wild Card weekend, when the Seahawks take on the Redskins in Washington.
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Dr. James Andrews, the well known orthopedic surgeon is worried about the knee of Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III ever since he injured it on December 9th against the Ravens, Robert Klemko of USA Today reports.
"I'm the one that shut him down that day, finally," Andrews said. "I've been a nervous wreck letting him come back as quick as he...
If allowed to perform in a spread offense, legendary college coach Urban Meyer expressed confidence that useless New York Jets employee Tim Tebow could thrive under center in the NFL like Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick and Cam … Continue reading →
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hung around after his press conference Wednesday to prank head coach Mike Shanahan as he posed as a member of the media.
Griffin asked Shanahan, "What did you do for New Year’s?”.
Shanahan began to answer before quickly realizing it was Griffin.
"You got me by surprise there,'' Shanahan said, laughing...
QB: Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins: If RGIII ran for mayor of DC tomorrow he would win, in a landslide. The Heisman trophy winner lived up to the hype, playing like a seasoned veteran throughout the season and leading the Redskins to an NFC East championship. Griffin will be competing with fellow quarterback Andrew Luck for rookie of the year honors. If RGIII can stay healthy...
Where: FedExField in Landover, Md.
When: Sunday, Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m. ET
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Rookie quarterbacks ROBERT GRIFFIN III of Washington and RUSSELL WILSON of Seattle lead their teams into the playoffs. Griffin (102.4) and Wilson (100.0) are the only rookie quarterbacks in NFL history to post...
Depth at quarterback is a rarity in the 21st-centruy NFL. The days of Steve Young coming off of the bench for an injured Joe Montana are gone. Once a backup quarterback establishes himself, he is lost to free agency as he becomes a luxury his team cannot afford – a casualty of the salary cap.
With the emergence of Robert Griffin and Russell Wilson, the Redskins and Seahawks each...
ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio, a former decorated Naval officer, believes outstanding Washington Redskins field general Robert Griffin III could successfully guide troops into warfare. Griffin, who the Skins nabbed out of Baylor University with the second choice in April’s draft, helped … Continue reading →
After Sunday night’s Redskins – Cowboys NFC East title game, Robert Griffin III told Tony Romo not to listen to all the negative comments and that he’s not a good quarterback.Showtime’s Inside the NFL will air audio live on their show tonight.. @rgiii wired for sound to Romo – “Don’t listen to what anybody else is saying about you. You’re a great quarterback, man...