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Redskins fan who named son after RG3: ‘I don’t regret it at all’

Given that Robert Griffin III may not be around much longer with the Washington Redskins, one would expect a fan who named his son after the now-benched quarterback after his phenomenal rookie season would be feeling at least a tinge of regret over his arguably impulsive decision. But to ask Emanuel Vega, the father of two-year-old Robert Griffin Vega, there is not one thing he...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Redskins offensive starter sees Robert Griffin III with Eagles

Every day since Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden named Kirk Cousins the starting quarterback, there seems to be new developments involving the future of quarterback Robert Griffin III. All signs point to RG3 finding a new team as some in the Redskins’ organization believe that Cousins can get the job done. But if Washington does decide to trade or release Griffin III,...
Via Total Sports Live
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

'Heisman House' Commercials Highlights the Comedic Side of Former Players

Who knew Heisman winners had such sense of humors? Former Heisman winners like Eddie George, Johnny Manziel, Robert Griffin III, Sam Bradford,...
Via Athlon Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins teammate says RG3 would be good fit with Eagles

As the fallout continues following the benching of Robert Griffin III that presumably will end his Washington Redskins career, an anonymous teammate now is offering up ideas on how best for RG3 to resurrect his floundering career. And it doesn’t involve staying in D.C. ESPN’s Josina Anderson reports on Facebook that when asked what other team he could envision RG3 playing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

What does the future holds for Robert Griffin III?

With the announcement by Jay Gruden that Kirk Cousins will be the 2015 Washington Redskins starter, were does Robert Griffin III fall into this equation? He falls somewhere between a rock and a hard place. The 2012 rookie of the year is on the outside looking in at the Washington Redskins organization. The big question flying around these days since the announcement that Kirk Cousins...
Via cover32
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons why Jacksonville Jaguars’ owner Shad Khan is the best in the NFL

After hearing the continual vision of Jacksonville Jaguars’ owner Shad Khan at the team”s annual football luncheon, we believe he may be the best owner in the league. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: 10 players who can shift the course of the season Fantasy Preview: The top-20 DEFs for 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s best second-tier owners QB Rankings: Where do the QBs rank after Week...
Via cover32
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Unnamed Redskins Starter: Eagles Is the Best Team for Robert Griffin III

View image | gettyimages.com An unnamed Redskins offensive starter says the Philadelphia Eagles would be the best fit for Robert Griffin III, according ESPN’s Josina Anderson. “I think he could be really good there. That is what he ran in college. That’s the type of system that I’m sure he can imagine himself in…knowing how fast-paced it is, knowing how he can run...
Via KCM Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

RGIII receives standing ovation at Redskins luncheon

This week has been a rollercoaster ride for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. On Monday, head coach Jay Gruden announced that Kirk Cousins would be the team’s starting quarterback heading into their Week 1 matchup against the Dolphins, which caused many to speculate that RG3 could be released in the near future. While that remains to be seen, it’s clear that...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM’s wife accuses reporter of having affair with husband (video)

The Redskins PR department has been working extra hard this week, and now they’re going to working even harder. It started with their attempt to downplay how the team’s coaching staff handled the Robert Griffin III situation, and now they have a whole different beast to deal with. New general manager Scot McCloughan was brought in to instill a new culture on and off the field...
Via The Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Preseason Wrap: The Good, Bad & Ugly

The preseason is over.  It is time for teams to get to serious business.  Except maybe if you are in Washington.   This team defines dysfunction.  How so?  No one has noticed the team has gone 3-0 during preseason.  It's a mirage that hangs over the comings and goings and goings of the quarterbacks.  First it is Robert Griffin III is the starting quarterback.  Then it is...
Via Football Nation
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins stars Robert Griffin III and Joe Theisman featured in Heisman House videos

Nissan, or somebody, is featuring a series of funny Heisman House videos on the ‘Net. Redskins icons (yeah, I went there) Robert Griffin III and Joe Theismann are featured in two of them. h/t The Sports Daily for pointing me there. The post Redskins stars Robert Griffin III and Joe Theisman featured in Heisman House videos appeared first on Redskins Hog Heaven.
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Latest developments cement Redskins’ position as laughingstock of the NFL

For much of the early part of the 21st century, the Oakland Raiders were the worst-run laughing stock in professional football. But in recent years the Raiders have regained some dignity on and off the field, leaving a void at the bottom of the NFL’s respect totem pole. Right now, it looks as though the Washington Redskins are more than willing to become this era’s version of...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wife of Redskins GM apologizes for nasty tweets about reporter

The wife of Redskins GM Scot McCloughan apologized Wednesday for sending nasty tweets about an ESPN reporter from a private account. Tweets from a now-deleted account showed Jessica McCloughan accusing ESPN reporter Dianna Marie Russini of having an affair with her husband in exchange for scoops about the Redskins. “I deeply apologize for the disparaging remarks about an ESPN...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wife of Redskins’ GM apologizes for accusing ESPN reporter of sleeping with GM, comments Redskins’ PR denied

Having the wife of your general manager accuse a reporter of sleeping with the GM and trading sexual favors for scoops would be a PR nightmare enough in its own right, but it gets even worse when your team’s PR response is to initially say that the comments came from a fake account before owning up to them. That’s exactly what the Washington Redskins did Wednesday, though. After...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 thinks 'Concussion' movie will 'make a lot of people mad'

Someone who knows a thing or 10 about sustaining concussions in the NFL is Washington Redskins injury-prone quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin had an interesting answer when reporters from TMZ Sports asked what he thinks about actor Will Smith’s new movie, “Concussion,” which deals with the heated topic of how the NFL handles concussions. “I don’t know what [the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins shows lack of personality in dull commercial

Kirk Cousins has had a pretty good week. Amidst all the controversy surrounding the Washington football team’s former starting quarterback Robert Griffin III, Cousins was named the starter this week. Not only that, but the former Michigan State Wolverine starred in a commercial Mercantile Bank of Michigan. Watch for yourself. What stands out in this very short 30-second spot is...
Via Awful Advertisements
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford gets trolled by RG3 in Heisman House ad

Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford has been awarded a fresh start in Philadelphia, and it seems like he’s having more fun both on and off the field. Bradford recently starred in one of Nissan’s Heisman House ads, in which he boarded up windows to prepare for a hurricane that was supposedly coming. He did a great job of doing so, and the Heisman House looked to be ready for the...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 makes first comments since losing Redskins QB job

WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III has made his first public remarks since losing the Redskins' starting quarterback job to Kirk Cousins. While accepting a team award for community work with military families, Griffin pledged to continue his volunteer efforts, saying ''the one thing you have is your word.'' Speaking at a team luncheon, Griffin also praised his teammates for leading...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

    Every football fan, and even some who aren't, must be aware of the dysfunction that is the Washington D.C. football franchise. Just recently, the Redskins added to their laundry list of drama by promoting Kirk Cousins to starting QB for the 2015 season and by relegating their once savior, QB Robert Griffin III, to the bench. While in the moment the move seems to have...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Garcon: RG3 can be ‘great player on any team that he goes to’

As the fallout from Robert Griffin III’s benching and the subsequent elevation of Kirk Cousins to the starting quarterback position continues to run roughshod over the Washington Redskins locker room, Pierre Garcon came forward to praise the new starting signal-caller, but curiously seemed to imply that RG3’s tenure with the Redskins as come to an end. The wide receiver was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should the Chiefs consider acquiring Robert Griffin III?

Andy Reid has made quarterbacks like A.J. Feeley and Koy Detmer look good.The Chiefs head coach might be able to do the same with a certain embattled Washington Redskins passer.Robert Griffin III is certainly one huge reclamation project. But that's Reid's specialty -- in Philadelphia, he reignited Michaek Vick's career and went to the playoffs with an aging Jeff Garcia.RGIII certainly...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Polian: I'd have my scouts looking awfully hard at RGIII

If Hall of Fame general manager Bill Polian were still leading a front office, Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III would be squarely on his radar. Per ESPN’s John Keim, Polian said he would have scouts take a serious look at whether or not the beleaguered gunslinger—who tore his ACL two years ago—could help the team. “There was a huge learning curve and that was...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RGIII takes to Twitter to muse upon situation with Bible quote

To say that Robert Griffin III is going through some things would be a drastic understatement. From being the anointed starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins to actually finding himself battling for the second-string signal-caller spot on the team, RG3 is watching his career in D.C. going down the drain and his NFL future hanging in the balance. But to hear — or read...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 to be evaluated by independent neurologist

The Washington Redskins, amid heavy pressure to trade away franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III, will have him evaluated by and independent neurologist to check for any lingering concussion symptoms, head coach Jay Gruden said Tuesday, via the Washington Post. The doctor and Griffin will meet on either Thursday or Friday, per the report.
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Does Anyone Think Kirk Cousins Will Be Any Better Than He Was The Last Time He Started?

When training camp started the word coming out of Washington was that Robert Griffin III was going to be the man for the team this season. The team had picked up his fifth year option and needs to figure whether RG3 is going to be the quarterback of the future or not. Well--it appears that they are all but shutting the door on him and going with Kirk Cousins now.The move has been...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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