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Washington Redskins Finally Find A Use For Robert Griffin III

The Washington Redskins have said that they have no intention of trading Robert Griffin III. They also appear to have no intention of playing him either. With the way he last played it is not likely they would be offered more than a sixth round pick for the former first rounder anyway. So while Kirk Cousins plays brilliantly one week and terrible the next he sits on the bench without...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III playing role of Cam Newton on Redskins’ scout team

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden revealed that Robert Griffin III is playing the role of Cam Newton ahead of the Sunday’s showdown with the 9-0 Carolina Panthers. Gruden was asked if RG3 is helping the team prepare for the big-armed, big-bodied Newton. “Yeah, a little bit,” he said, via Eye on Football. “He’s doing some of that, which is good, but, you know...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins have no plans to trade RG3

    Robert Griffin III isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and the alleged tension over him within the Washington Redskins organization is overstated, according to a new report. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Washington has no plans to shop or trade Griffin before the November 3 trade deadline. According to La Canfora’s sources, general manager Scot McCloughan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

RG3's father sentenced to 10 days in jail for speeding

    Robert Griffin Jr., the father of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for reckless driving. Ryan Murphy of the Newport News Daily Press reports that Griffin Jr. was ticketed for driving 115 mph on I-64 in Hampton, Va., back on Aug. 2. The speed limit where he was traveling was 60 mph, so he was arrested for reckless...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Rock rips Redskins over logo, treatment of RG3

Comedian Chris Rock is the latest to weigh-in on the Washington Redskins’ logo, and he also has some thoughts on their treatment of Robert Griffin III. The native New Yorker, who is actually a Jets fan, was watching Thursday’s game between the ‘Skins and New York Giants and decided to send a tweet about the Redskins’ logo and backup QB. I don't know what's more racist...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins continue to avoid using RG3’s likeness

The Washington Redskins of course have decided to hitch the organization’s wagon to Kirk Couins for the 2015 campaign, leaving them with a conundrum regarding how to handle not using Robert Griffin III, who up to a week or two ago was the face of the franchise in images related to the team in various social media and online campaigns. The Redskins attempted to pull the old switcheroo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Independent neurologist resigns following RG3 disaster

The independent neurologist responsible for shelving Robert Griffin III after he’d been cleared to play has reportedly informed the NFL he no longer intends work with the league. Liz Clarke and Mark Maske of the Washington Post reported on this development, writing Dr. Robert N. Kurtzke resigned from the neurological consultant program operated by the NFL and the NFL Players Association...
Via Sportsnaut
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins players happy RG3 was benched

If you like disgruntled locker rooms, look no farther than the one in Washington. According to TMZ, four anonymous teammates are excited about the franchise’s decision to bench quarterback Robert Griffin III and start Kirk Cousins instead. One player said the news was a relief, while a defensive starter said: “The team is excited with the change. We are all looking forward...
Via Sportsnaut
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Five NFL teams that should trade for Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III appears to be done in Washington, and trade rumors have begun to swirl. While the embattled quarterback isn’t the prize he once was during his outstanding rookie campaign, his raw talent alone is intriguing enough that a trade is conceivable. Any team interested in the possibility of landing Griffin in a trade with Washington surely understands this isn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Robert Griffin III doesn’t believe he ever had a concussion

The amount of conflicting news coming out of the Washington Redskins camp regarding their concussed quarterback Robert Griffin III has reached epic proportions. According to NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington, well-informed sources have reported that RG3 doesn’t believe that he sustained a concussion in the Week 2 preseason game against the Detroit Lions. Washington announced on...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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