Robert Griffin III 2015 Outlook

Robert Griffin III is entering his fourth season, but the Redskins still don’t know if he can be their franchise quarterback. He took the league by storm in 2012 before tearing his anterior cruciate ligament, was inconsistent for most of 2013 in part because of his injury, and then last season he was out a good portion of the season with a dislocated ankle.He showed flashes last...
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Redskins Could be Setting Themselves up for More Drama

There are serious indications that the Washington Redskins might end up selecting Oregon’s Marcus Mariota in the first round of the upcoming draft. These reports have since made their way around the NFL world in widespread fashion. They also come on the heels of Redskins head coach Jay Gruden publicly confirming that the team plans to head into offseason workouts with embattled...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Washington Redskins to draft a quarterback if given the chance

As we’ve become accustomed to, the Washington Redskins may not know exactly what they’re doing. Earlier this offseason, coach Jay Gruden publicly stated that Robert Griffin III would be the Redskins starting quarterback; there would be no competition. Since then, though, all we’ve heard is the opposite. First, ESPN’s John Clayton adamantly reported that Washington would draft...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM open to drafting QB at No. 5

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced a month ago that Robert Griffin III will be the starting quarterback.  But if Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota falls to No. 5 in the draft, Griffin could have some competition. Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan said Tuesday that the team would draft the best available player...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III has the higher ceiling, but not in the Gruden offense

Down here in DC, we are fond of saying Robert Griffin III should start because he has the highest ceiling. Hog Heaven is a Griffin supporter, but even we know that notion is out of date. Griffin has the highest ceiling if his coach (and he) design an offense to exploit Griffin’s talent as a dual threat … at least sometimes. Jay Gruden is searching for the next Brad Johnson, it...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Still Undecided About Exercising Robert Griffin III’s Fifth-Year Option

New Redskins GM Scot McCloughan told reporters on Tuesday that they are still in the process of determining whether or not to pick up QB Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year option in the coming months. “We’ve had some early discussion on it,” McCloughan said, via Rich Tandler of “We’re still talking it through.” This is probably the ... The post Washington...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden on Robert Griffin III Starting at Quarterback: ‘It’s Not Etched in Stone’

View image | When Jay Gruden named Robert Griffin III the Washington Redskins starting quarterback at the NFL Scouting Combine, there were plenty of mix reactions. The news through every fan and analyst into an uproar. How could the Redskins name Griffin, who had struggled on the field and with injuries throughout his first three seasons, especially with Kirk Cousins...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: No guarantee that Robert Griffin III will start for Washington Redsins

Well this is just confusing. A while back Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden made a surprise announcement that Robert Griffin III would be the team’s starting quarterback next season. The timing of the announcement was the most unusual thing… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency NFL Draft: The 10 best defensive tackle prospects on the board ...
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Report: Jay Gruden Wants To Get Rid of Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden wants to get rid of quarterback Robert Griffin III, according to ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim. “If it were up to the coach, Griffin would be gone,” Keim reports. Keim adds that team owner Daniel Snyder likely “wants to keep [Griffin] around another year.” Despite posting an impressive and misleading 68.7 completion rate, third...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden wants Redskins to trade Robert Griffin III

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Robert Griffin III was drafted a few years back to be the new franchise quarterback for the Washington Redskins, and his rookie season looked extremely impressive. Unfortunately, since then he has yet to show that he can be a legitimate starting quarterback at the NFL level. He has been very inconsistent, and there were a lot of issues with his head...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: RGIII Is At Baylor Pro Day

Former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy in 2011 and is one of the most accomplished players in BU history. He’s had some rough sledding in the NFL the past two seasons, but this morning he returned to where he played his best football.  Griffin is back at Baylor for the Bears’ Pro Day today, and he got a workout in beforehand with one of his former...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Signing Colt McCoy Leads to More Questions than Answers at Quarterback

View image | The Washington Redskins quarterback situation continues to be murky at best. Bringing back Colt McCoy to re-join Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins leads to more questions than answers. Right away you have to wonder, ‘Are the Redskins really going to go into next season with the same three quarterbacks it had in last year’s dismal season?’ Is...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to re-sign QB Colt McCoy

Colt McCoy will re-sign with the Washington Redskins, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. QB Colt McCoy is re-signing with Washington, per source. So it’s RGIII, Kirk Cousins and McCoy back together again. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2015   McCoy, 28, went 91-of-128 for 1,057 passing yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions last season for Washington...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the first week of free agency signings for the Washington Redskins

Scot McCloughan has already shifted the philosophy of the Washington Redskins. Just a few months into his tenure as the GM in Washington, McCloughan has taken a decidedly different approach to free agency than the “overpay for flashy names” mentality that has plagued the franchise to varying degrees during the Snyder Era.  McCloughan’s gameplan skews more toward “wise...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Washington Redskins’ locker room already split over Robert Griffin III

Not everybody is in Robert Griffin III’s corner. According to Ryan Clark, Jay Gruden does not support the former No. 2 overall selection. “Jay Gruden, as you saw from last year — the media reports where he would say RG3 took a five-step drop where he was supposed to take three, or he looked the wrong way this many times in a game — he showed the world that it wasn’t his...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to sign CB Chris Culliver to four-year deal

The Washington Redskins are signing cornerback Chris Culliver to a four-year deal, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Redskins are signing CB Chris Culliver to a 4-year deal, source said. Another top corner off the board. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 13, 2015   The former San Francisco 49er has had some off-field character issues and tore his ACL in 2013...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Does the Redskins Offense Rank Amongst the NFL’s Worst?

In the midst of a crazy free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write an offensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss teams’ current...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins sign Terrance Knighton to one-year deal

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins are expected to sign defensive lineman Terrance Knighton, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Redskins will continue to beef up their front line. Source says Terrance Knighton is expected to sign with #Redskins. #PotRoast2DC — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 12, 2015   The 28-year-old Knighton started all...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark: Robert Griffin III is not Jay Gruden’s guy

Most of what we know about the relationship between Robert Griffin III and Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden comes from media reports. If what Ryan Clark observed last year during his one season in the nation’s capital is any indication, the view from inside looks pretty much the same. According to the retired safety, it...Read More
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins GM at Oregon’s Pro Day

A few weeks ago, Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced Robert Griffin III would be the starting quarterback for next season. On its face, the announcement itself isn’t too surprising, but the timing of it is odd. Fast forward to today […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark: If the Redskins draft Marcus Mariota, it’s over for Robert Griffin III

Everybody is guessing what the Redskins will do with Robert Griffin III. Ryan Clark visited ESPN’s First Take and says Redskins interest in Marcus Mariota — if that’s even true — spells the end of RGIII’s time in Washington.   The post Ryan Clark: If the Redskins draft Marcus Mariota, it’s over for Robert Griffin III appeared first on Redskins Hog Heaven.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints, Redskins prepared to make run at Justin Forsett

Justin Forsett stepped up in a huge way for the Baltimore Ravens during the 2014 season, and has likely earned himself a big payday this offseason. There are two intriguing teams that are gearing up to make a run at him in free agency, and those two teams are the New Orleans Saints and Washington Redskins. #Ravens RB Justin Forsett has an interesting market if Baltimore doesn’t...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Washington Redskins

In 2012, Robert Griffin III took the league by storm, leading Washington to the NFC East crown and giving fans hope that a long drought was over. But at the end of that season he shredded his knee and his performance has not yet recovered. The Redskins are 7-25 in the last two seasons and there’s been little to cheer about in the nation’s Capitol. So what will it take to turn...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins will likely remain with Redskins

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Kirk Cousins has received a couple different opportunities in Washington to be the starting quarterback for the Redskins, but he has yet to take advantage of those opportunities. Despite not taking advantage of those chances, the Redskins are still expected to keep Cousins around next season to compete with Robert Griffin III, according to a report...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III still the most-athletic QB in the NFL?

Quarterback remains the most-important position in all of sports, but that doesn’t mean it’s not evolving. In fact, the past 10 years have seen a drastic shift in the way success is defined behind center. No longer are quarterbacks asked to simply stand in the pocket and deliver passes to receiver. More and more, they are becoming dynamic, two-way threats, players who can torment...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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