Found September 28, 2012 on The Om Field:
In Tampa Bay this week, where the Buccaneers are preparing to host the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon, the talk is about "containing RG3." As it should be. From the outside looking in, the most intriguing thing about the Redskins is their suddenly dangerous offense, led by dynamic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III.The phrase "highest scoring offense in the NFL" has a certain cachet, after all. It gets attention. It's also a legitimate concern to opposing team. The Redskins are scoring a crisp 33 points per game, which projects out over the course of the season to 528 points. Clearly, preparing to play Washington had better involve crafting a plan designed to keep the hotshot rookie from "going off" and dominating Sunday night's Sportscenter highlights.What the Bucs are not saying publicly, however, but what Redskins fans and observers know all too well they are probably thinking, is that to beat the Redskins these days what you r

Can Washington Redskins stay in the east race

Washington, DC. One of the bigger surprises two weeks into the NFL season has to be the transformation that the Washington Redskins have seemed to go through. Gone are the second string QB’s who masqueraded as starters in Washington for so many years, as the second overall pick from Baylor is now putting on quite a show. Robert Griffin III has been sensational so far, as...

Man pleads guilty to extorting Redskins QB Griffin

A former Baylor basketball player has pleaded guilty to threatening to release damaging information about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III unless he was paid $1 million. The U.S. attorney's office says Richard Khamir Hurd pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Waco. Prosecutors say Hurd contacted one of Griffin's agents in June with a demand of $1...

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III Says One Sack On Him Is Too Many

Robert Griffin III was a one-man show as he led his team in rushing with 85 yards and a score on 12 carries while completing 21 of 34 of his passes for 221 yards and a touchdown in Sunday’s 38-31 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at FedEx Field. After a solid 1-1 record, the Washington Redskins (1-2) appeared to have serve notice to the league that they were ready to take the...

Pierre Garcon practiced on a limited basis

According to Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan in D.C., Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon (foot) was limited in today’s practice along with safety Brandon Meriweather (knee), Evan Royster (knee) and Brandon Banks (hip). The Redskins could use Garcon back this week as they get ready to face off against a pretty good Buccaneers team.

Robert Griffin III didn’t know defenses can hit him while he’s running

Photo by Keith Allison On Wednesday, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said that he plans on doing what he can to make it clear to defenders that he’s doesn’t have the ball on option plays, so he doesn’t get hit so much. “On some of the option plays, just make it more clear to the refs that I don’t have the ball because then they can’t hit me,” Griffin...

Can the NFL recover from their officiation breakdown?

By: Rich Bergeron A true firestorm of bad publicity, blown calls, and flat out incompetence displayed by the NFL's replacement referees led the league to hammer out an eight-year deal with their officials this week. The September 24th installment of Monday Night Football proved to be the straw that broke the camel's back with the game's final outcome botched by the...

Pierre Garcon Limited Thursday

Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon (foot) was limited in Thursday's practice.Fantasy Spin:Garcon missed the last two games with a foot injury and his status is uncertain for Week 4. Leonard Hankerson will start again if Garcon is out.

Fantasy Football Week 4 Preview: Redskins at Buccaneers

Washington Redskins @ Tampa Bay BuccaneersWashington: The Redskins lost a shootout with the Bengals in Week 3, and really the only reason they were in the game in the first place was the stellar play of Robert Griffin III.Through three weeks, RGIII is the leading scorer in most fantasy scoring formats, which is huge considering he very likely wasn’t even drafted as a QB1. The...

Washington Redskins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL Week 4 Preview: Can RGIII Carry ‘Skins?

Robert Griffin III (top 3 fantasy QB right now) has been quite the surprise through the first three weeks of the NFL season, but it wasn’t as if we thought he would become a complete bust. The talent is there after giving Baylor their first ever Heisman winner in program history, but the Redskins would have a tough time competing in the Big 12 these days with all of their unknowns...

Washington Redskins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Week 4 NFL Pick

Washington Redskins (1-2) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-2) The Buccaneers are one of the few teams I’ve had as underrated before the season that’s actually become overrated 3 weeks into it. The Buccaneers have hung tough, on the scoreboard, with the Giants and Cowboys and beat the Panthers, but they’re not playing that well. They rank dead last in the league in yards per play...
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