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Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III sinking in this week’s QB Rankings?

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. But part of the equation is also tied to supply and demand. Sometimes, teams are...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 7-Round Mock Draft

The Washington Redskins finally have a first round pick again after the Robert Griffin III trade. The Redskins need improvement at nearly every position on the team, so it will be vital that new general manager Scot McCloughan have a good draft. After finishing the 2014 season at 4-12 the Redskins own the fifth overall pick in the 2015 draft.1st Round (5th overall): Dante Fowler...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s Ex Trainer Schools Robert Griffin III on His Workout Regime

Earlier this month, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III got blasted by ex-NBA star Magic Johnson for posting his workout photos on social media. Now, RGIII’s workout regime is being criticized by Los Angeles’ Lakers’ Kobe Bryant’s ex-trainer, Tim Grover. Here is the Twitter thread of Grover’s “advice” to Griffin. .@RGIII Saw this photo, concerned about...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Second thoughts on the trade that brought us Robert Griffin III

Need a look back at the trade that brought us Robert Griffin III? Paul Kuharksy, who covers the Titans for ESPN.com, did the hard work for us with his recap of trades out of the top five Draft picks over the last 10 years. Here is what he said about the 2012 swap the Redskins made with the Rams.   “2012 – St. Louis Rams trade out of No. 2 with Washington “The deal: Washington...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III will enter the 2015 season as the Starter

Last week, the Washington Redskins announced that Robert Griffin III is going to enter the upcoming season as the team’s starting quarterback. Though this may not be a surprise, this decision was announced rather quickly. At the end of last season, Jay Gruden pointed out that the team needed to evaluate the quarterback position. It appears that this assessment is complete with...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Questions Facing the Redskins this Offseason

Can Robert Griffin III and Jay Gruden Coexist? View image | gettyimages.com This question has lingered since last off-season.  If we had to answer this question right now, it’d definitely be a no, and any onlooker who watched the team this season would know that.  Management still wants Griffin to headline this team, and Jay Gruden doesn’t have a ton of pedigree or...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Check out this cute Washington Redskins fan we found on Twitter

#Redskins @meglitz1 pic.twitter.com/d9PXCQowkL — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) February 17, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the NFL Free Agency Preview: The top 10 tight ends on the 2015 market You may also be interested in: Female Friday: Check out this cute Washington Redskins fan we found on Twitter Washington Redskins QB...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III trashed in latest Power Rankings

When people think about an NFL team, usually one person immediately jumps to mind. It’s the player, coach or owner who is most immediately identifiable with the club. It’s the person TV networks use in game promos, the team puts on the cover of the media guide and fans blame when things go awry. It’s the face of the franchise. And every team has one, for better or worse. With...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins naming RG3 a starter in February is a hollow gesture

On Wednesday, nearly seven months before the first week of the 2015 NFL season, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden basically named Robert Griffin III his starting quarterback for said season. This is it, folks. The first non-story story of the 2015 offseason. The fact is, all this will do is help the Redskins dodge some of the buzz and quiet some of the inevitable and continual...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan: RG3 confronted me about ‘unacceptable’ plays

Mike Shanahan hasn’t coached the Redskins for more than a year, but he still has plenty to say about his former quarterback and team owner. Shanahan shed some light on what it was like to work with Robert Griffin III under Daniel Snyder during an hour-long interview Wednesday with ESPN Radio in Washington D.C. Among the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan says RGIII told him what plays were ‘unacceptable’

The Mike Shanahan era may be long over in Washington, but the former head coach apparently wanted to clear the air and speak about what really happened during his four-year tenure with the Redskins organization. He appeared on ESPN 980’s The Sports Fix on Wednesday to do exactly that during a radio interview. Dan Steinberg and Scott Allen of the Washington Post transcribed the...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Skins coach Mike Shanahan discusses RG3, Snyder on radio

WASHINGTON (AP) Former Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says things went downhill for him in Washington because Robert Griffin III and team owner Dan Snyder both wanted the quarterback to become a dropback passer. In an interview Wednesday on D.C. radio station ESPN980's ''The Sports Fix'' show, Shanahan spoke mostly about Griffin and Snyder, but also about ex-Redskins Donovan McNabb...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday’s top storylines from NFL combine

On Wednesday, the NFL Scouting Combine began to hit the mainstream with coaches stepping up to the podium in front of legions of reporters. While some of the gatherings were tame and uninteresting, a handful were fairly explosive. Here’s a quick rundown of the main storylines: Gruden committed to Griffin Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden made it known Robert Griffin...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan says Redskins owner Daniel Snyder steered RG3 wrong

The divorce is in the past, but the topic is still fascinating. Mike Shanahan was fired as the head coach of the Washington Redskins at the end of the 2013 NFL season as rumors of a rift between the coaching staff and starting quarterback Robert Griffin III ran rampant. On Wednesday, Shanahan was interviewed by ESPN 980 hosts Thom Loverro and Kevin Sheehan and during the hour-long...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gruden names RG3 the starter for 2015

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden headed off any quarterback controversy, at least for now.  In a surprise announcement at a press conference today, Gruden named Robert Griffin III the starter heading into the 2015 season. “We’ll go into the season with Robert as the No. 1 guy, obviously,” Gruden told reporters at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. “And then it’s up...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan: Peyton avoided NFC East, playing against Eli

  Mike Shanahan had Peyton Manning atop his wish list. Instead, he had to settle for Robert Griffin III.   Shanahan’s time with the Washington Redskins was far from a success, and a lot of the reason was poor quarterback play. Had Shanahan got his way — and convinced Manning to sign in D.C. after being released by Indianapolis — Shanahan might still be running...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: Robert Griffin III is the starter

  Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday that quarterback Robert Griffin III will enter training camp as the team’s starter. “We’ll going into the season with Robert as the No. 1 guy, obviously,” Gruden said. “Then it’s up to Robert to continue to grow and mature as a quarterback and a person. And moving forward just want to see some improvement. That’s...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Proposed new Washington Redskins helmet might be best design ever

The fellas at Deeyung Entertainment dropped 32 new NFL helmet designs Tuesday, including one for the Washington Redskins. Washington Redskins AROUND COVER32 Free Agents: The top-10 wide receivers on the market QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their cap value That’s so sweet. You can check out all 32 concept helmets here. You may also be interested in...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: RGIII will open 2015 as Redskins starter

So much for continued drama about the quarterback position in D.C. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Wednesday, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden indicated that the team will go into the 2015 season with Robert Griffin III as its starting quarterback. Some expected the Redskins to move on from RGIII altogether following a disastrous 2014 campaign that...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III gets slammed in lates QB rankings

Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports. That’s why teams are so willing to pony up big bucks to a signal caller when they have (or think they have) a guy who can do the job. One look at the highest paid players in the NFL will support this fact; it’s a list littered with QBs. If the mega-contract is given to a player who is actually worthy of big money, it’s...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

One Redskins fan submits winning bid for RG3's cast at auction

It might be a tad gross, but it's for a good cause. If you remember, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III dislocated his ankle early in the 2014 and was forced to a wear a cast for a short period of time. Well, RG3 put the cast -- that is now signed by the entire team -- up for auction and amazingly, someone bought it for $1,522. Don't worry, the money isn't going into...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Podiatry student pays $1,522 for RGIII's used cast

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III recently decided to rid himself of the demons associated with the ankle injury he suffered last season by putting his used cast up for auction. The proceeds from the auction that took place on February 13 went to RGIII’s charitable foundation, “Family of 3.” The auction has taken place and the lucky winner of the precious...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Music in Sports Roundup: DeMarcus Cousins Croons Boyz II Men

Each week, STACK brings you the latest news blending the worlds of music and sports. Scroll down to see Robert Griffin III singing "Billie Jean," Diddy beating Dashon Goldson in a
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The top three free agents the Washington Redskins need to let walk

The Redskins need to get some new blood into the facility, and that means pushing some of the old guys out. Washington has a lot of free agents—24 in all—and most of them should be shown the door. When you’re a consistently bad team, it makes no sense to bring back the same players for another go around, even if they do mean a lot to your team. So, with that said, here are...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson on Robert Griffin III: I Don’t Want to See Him on Social Media

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, who is well known around social media circles for possessing a horrible Twitter account, offered up some rather interesting advice to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (h/t CBS Sports). He’s got to stop listening to social media, stop looking at it,” Johnson told ESPN Radio. “One...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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