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Written By Clifford Santa Monica, If Andrew Luck has an accurate arm with 18 interceptions (and three games remaining in the season), what adjective would you use to describe Robert Griffin’s arm who’s only thrown four? Who’s the best rookie qb in the NFL this year? I’m with Don Shula on this one. To me, it’s RG111 because of his rare combination of brains, poise, arm strength, accuracy, field sense and athleticism. With his rocket arm, vision and ability to feel (and elude) would-be tacklers, Griffin reminds me of Roger Staubach in his prime. Most of the veteran stiffs playing quarterback these days don’t have three of the six qualities I just mentioned to any significant degree and their teams’ performances reflect it in clutch situations . Andrew Luck has engineered some great comebacks and has thrown for a lot of yardage this season. Kudos to him for that. But in an era where EVERYBODY throws for three hundred yards and EVERYBODY completes well over 60% of their passes, Andrew is under 55% in accuracy and he’s thrown as many interceptions as he has TD passes. And bear in mind, he has a genius receiver in Reggie Wayne to bail him out—a safety net RGIII lacks, to put it kindly. No, contrary to what most pundits are claiming, Robert’s most impressive trait ISN’T the fact that he avoids getting tackled—any agile player running in an open field can do that more often than not. It’s his habit of avoiding disastrous pics that sets him apart—impressive for any quarterback—but even more so for a rookie. If the Redskins are fortunate enough to be able to pick up some edge weapons in next year’s draft—or via trade—Robert should be beyond spectacular in the years to come. I’m looking forward to it, as most of us are… End, Clifford Santa Monica
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There is more to what Rob Parker said but what you have there is more than enough footage to wrap your head around.
The depths that Parker sank to on Thursday’s edition of First Take was worthy of the term despicable.
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ESPN has come out and admitted that Rob Parker’s comments on First Take were inappropriate. An ESPN spokesman released the following statement: “The comments were inappropriate and we are evaluating our next steps.” In my opinion ESPN needs to fire Parker for all the racial ignorance that he let come out of his mouth. But I’m sure they’ll just give him a slap on the wrist...
Stanford QB Andrew Luck is etched in stone as the #1 overall pick in the NFL draft later this month. The architecture student at the elite university known as The Farm has a fellow jock girlfriend on campus, gymnast Nicole Pechanec.
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Robert Griffin III’s father told USA Today Tuesday that the quarterback “definitely” plans to start at Cleveland in Week 15. “He’s doing great,” Robert Griffin II said. “He definitely said he plans to start. I haven’t seen him (the last two days). But he told me (today) everything has gone well. … Monday he said he felt really good. Today he felt better. Every day...
ESPN just can't stop. Today? Rob Parker educated white folk that in lieu of 'uncle Tom' -- you may just want to refer to Robert Griffin III as our collective cornball brother.
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The question still remains: Who will start at quarterback Sunday against the Cleveland Browns?
"I can't tell you all that," Griffin told The Associated Press via NFL.com after Wednesday's practice. "First, I don't want to give the Cleveland Browns a competitive advantage. And I don't want to let anybody down, so I don't want to say that I'll...
Robert Griffin Jr. told The Washington Post that his son, Washington Redskins injured quarterback Robert Griffin III, plans to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Griffin Jr. sent the Post text messages saying Griffin III is doing "really good", and "that is the plan", when asked if Griffin III will play Sunday.
Redskins left tackle Trent Williams told...
It is official, ESPN’s Rob Parker is the biggest idiot on television. Yesterday morning on ESPN’s “First Take,” the conversation was about rookie Redskins QB, Robert Griffin III’s desire not to be referred to as a “black quarterback,” that his goal is to be the best QB, period. RGIII wants his work to define him,…
Robert Griffin III has not taken any of the Washington Redskins first team reps during practice this week. According to Fox Sports‘ Jay Glazer, Kirk Cousins has taken all of the Redskins reps.
Griffin is being listed as a game-time decision, though he was able to take place in some throwing and individual drills.
Washington (7-6) has a 1 pm EST game against the Cleveland Browns...
ESPN’s Rob Parker came out today and stated that he wants to know if Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is “a brother or a cornball brother.”
“I want to find about him,” Parker said. “I don’t know because I keep hearing these things. We all know he has a white fiancee. Then there was all this talk about he’s a Republican, which there’s no information at all...