ROBERT GRIFFIN III NEWS

RGIII’s career hinges on his ability to protect himself outside of the pocket

On his first pass of the game vs. the Cleveland Browns on Monday night, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III threw a quick pass to tight end Jordan Reed for five yards. Then on second down, Griffin dropped back surveyed the field and connected with DeSean Jackson for a 23-yard gain. Griffin looked poised in the pocket, and had his eyes downfield with intent and purpose...
Via KCM Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Same old story for Redskins' RG3: He can't slide

WASHINGTON (AP) New coach, same old story for Robert Griffin III: He can't seem to avoid getting clobbered. The debate that was so prevalent under Mike Shanahan remains under Jay Gruden, even though Gruden is trying to mold Griffin into less of a runner and more of a pocket passer. RG3, who has had major knee surgery in both college and in the NFL, didn't have any designed...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins hold steady in middle of preseason Power Rankings, remain No. 28

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
Via cover32 - Redskins
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

RG3 Says He is Working on His Slide

People just don’t want RG3 to get hurt. Every time he runs everyone holds their breath, he has to figure out a way to not take such vicious hits. For his part he says he is working on it. Just want y'all to know I will keep working on getting down and not take those bigs hits. Got it right the third time — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 19, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

RG3 Looks A Bit Shaky In 2nd Preseason Game

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III completed 6-of-9 passes for 112 yards and one interception against Cleveland on Monday night. He also rushed for 24 yards on four carries.Fantasy Spin:Griffin's best throw was a deep ball to Andre Roberts, which gained 49 yards. He had a bad interception when the Redskins were driving in the first quarter. On the play, pass rushers flushed...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals Find Out D.C. Is a Redskins Town

The Washington Nationals have enjoyed the summer being the talk of town. They hold the best record in the National League at 70-53 and the biggest division lead in the NL, as well. Between bobbleheads, garden gnomes, and a team winning fans have come out in droves to witness what appears to be a magical season for the Nationals. So what gives with the empty seats at Nationals Park...
Via KCM Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Players Enter Field With Hands Up In A Tribute To Mike Brown

Several Redskins players ran onto the field last night at the start of Washington’s second preseason game with their hands up in tribute of Michael Brown and in support of the protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. The tribute seems to have been led by a group of the Redskins defensive backs, as Brandon Meriweather, David Amerson, and Ryan Clark were the first to come out of the tunnel...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Robert Griffin III acknowledges his faults

Just want y’all to know I will keep working on getting down and not take those bigs hits. Got it right the third time — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 19, 2014 If you watched any of the Redskins game last night, there’s a very high likelihood you saw RGIII try to slide, crumple awkwardly and get hit by a Browns defender. It was bad. He looked like a kindergarten T-ball...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned from the Washington Redskins win over the Browns

It wasn’t pretty, and it got much too “interesting” at the end, but Washington again prevailed in a preseason contest, beating the Browns 24-23 on Monday night. The Redskins are now 2-0 in the 2014 preseason and have won eight consecutive preseason games dating to 2012. Here are five things we learned last night: 1. Washington’s pass protection is making good progress: This...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Johnny Manziel’s middle finger was ‘hilarious’

The Washington Redskins wanted to get a reaction out of Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel, and they got what they wanted. The Redskins shouted at the former Texas A&M quarterback from the sidelines and reminded him that he was just a rookie and not a college stud. Then Manziel flipped them off, a gesture caught on camera, after a third quarter incompletion during Monday...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

RG3 says he’ll work on not taking big hits

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III ended up taking way too many hits during Monday night’s preseason game against the Browns while taking off as a runner.  He actually ended up suffering a thigh contusion. RG3 says he’ll continue to work on protecting himself. Just want y'all to know I will keep working on getting down and not take those bigs hits. Got it right the...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hands Down the Best Washington Redskins GIF From Monday Night's Game Against Cleveland

You could say the Colt McCoy play was the best or maybe the Kirk Cousins touchdown. That 49--yard bomb Robert Griffin III threw was pretty nice too. But this is a hot blonde cheerleader.She beats preseason (and most regular season) plays anytime.@_MarcusD_/Twitter Loading...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden wants to see RG3 protect himself better

Your browser does not support iframes. During Monday night’s game against the Browns,  Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took numerous shots while running the football and deciding to get out of bounds of slide in time to avoid contact Redskins head coach Jay Gruden would like toe ee RG3 protect himself better. Griffin was seen limping off the field and actually suffered...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tweet of the game: Robert Griffin III forgets how to slide

Get RG3 a slip n slide or something….his slides are awful — KS (@R3D5KIN5) August 19, 2014 I’m not sure if a slip ‘n slide is the answer, but the Redskins have to figure out something. I know you’re happy to be healthy and all RGIII, but that doesn’t mean you’re indestructible. He ran four times, and each time he choose the absolute worst way to escape danger. If the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Washington Redskins can’t capitalize against Browns

For as good as the Redskins may have looked, the score was much closer than it ever should have been, and that signifies Washington’s biggest problem. The Browns were within a two-point conversion of winning this game, and it’s entirely the Redskins fault. They had every opportunity to put the game away during the first half but failed to capitalize with points on the board....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 suffered a thigh contusion

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was seen limping around during Monday night’s preseason game after taking multiple shots from Cleveland defenders while running the ball.  He ended up suffering a thigh contusion. Griffin has a "little thigh contusion" but will be ok. — ESPN 980 (@ESPNRadio980) August 19, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pre Season – Browns and Redskins

It’s my first look at Cleveland since they picked Johnny Manziel in the Draft. It is going to make for an interesting game and to see how he handles the pressures and all. Robert Griffin III is back at the helm for the Skins, it was not a great year coming off the broken leg so it will be interesting to see how he has gotten stronger in the off-season. *First Half *Cleveland wins...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 Takes Some Shots After Opting Not To Slide

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III might want to think about sliding, especially in a preseason game. He got tossed around like a pinball here and that won’t make the Redskins coaches and fans very happy. He may be fully healthy now, but he won’t be for long if he keeps taking shots like this. […] The post RG3 Takes Some Shots After Opting Not To Slide appeared...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RG3 already limping and it’s only the preseason

It’s the preseason and Robert Griffin III is already limping.  He’s taken way too many shots during tonight’s game against the Browns. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post RG3 already limping and it’s only the preseason appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Redskins QB Robert Griffin III’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Robert Griffin III Starting To ‘Alienate’ Some Teammates (Video)

Robert Griffin III’s professional career has been a bumpy ride, and the Washington Redskins quarterback is struggling once again. Bleacher Report NFL analyst Matt Miller said Monday in a video on the Bleacher Report website that a disconnect is starting to grow between RG3 and his teammates. According to Miller, much of the issue stems from Griffin’s inability to learn the new...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III reportedly alienating Redskins teammates

Robert Griffin III may never be completely loved in the Washington Redskins locker room, and thats okay as long as he leads the franchise to victories. Bleacher Report is reporting that RG3 is still rubbing some of his teammates the wrong way. According to the report Griffin III is still disliked in the locker room by several prominent Redskins teammates. His inability to learn...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 Still Alienating Redskins Teammates (Video)

Robert Griffin III may never be completely loved in the Washington Redskins lockerroom, and thats okay as long as he leads the franchise to victories. Bleacher Report is reporting that RG3 is still rubbing some of his teammates the wrong way. According to the report Griffin III is still disliked in the locker room by several prominent Redskins teammates. His inability to learn the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. has his own Redskins helmet (Photo)

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. has his own Redskins signed helmet from Robert Griffin III. It's #GameDay @RGIII you ready? pic.twitter.com/wpQRg4VtlI — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) August 18, 2014 I wonder if Junior will wear the helmet to tonights preseason game against the Browns. #GameDay pic.twitter.com/4DAvQ1PBOG — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) August 18, 2014 ...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teammates love Kirk Cousins, hate Robert Griffin III

The narrative around how bad Robert Griffin III is doing in camp and how good Kirk Cousin is doing has continued. Last week, we reported that members of the Patriots organization thought Cousins looked better than Griffin III during joint practices held by the Redskins and Patriots. And now this week, we have Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller upping the ante by saying that teammates...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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