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Colt McCoy injury leads to second-string reps for RG3

Washington football backup quarterback Colt McCoy missed Monday’s practice, which allowed quarterback Robert Griffin III to temporarily serve as Kirk Cousins’ immediate backup, according to a report from Mike Jones of The Washington Post. RGIII handled the second-string duties in while McCoy sat out because of a cut foot. He was spotted riding an equipment cart to the...
Via Sportsnaut
5 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
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins must bench Cousins, start McCoy or Griffin

In no way, shape or form does Kirk Cousins give the Washington Redskins a better chance of winning than Robert Griffin III. There, I said it. After watching Cousins offer up an inept performance in a 32-21 loss on Thursday Night Football against the New York Giants, it’s clear Washington made the wrong choice starting the former Michigan State passer over Colt McCoy and/or...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins fan crosses out name on back of RG3 jersey

The wonderful web has provided us with another amusing nugget as we prepare for the first week of NFL action. A random apparent Washington fan was spotted on the streets of New York wearing a Robert Griffin III jersey. Now here comes the best part. He had crossed out RG3 on the back and wrote—poorly, we might add—the name of Kirk Cousins, instead. Whatever works. pic.twitter...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: RG3 lined up as defensive back in practice

    Robert Griffin III returned to the practice field on Friday after he completed the league’s concussion protocol, but you may not have even known he was back out there if you watched the Redskins practice. That’s because Griffin was reportedly lining up as a defensive back. According to Jeff Darlington of, RG3 ran with Washington’s scout team defense as a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Robert Griffin III officially a bust?

Remember when Robert Griffin III captured the imagination of college football fans everywhere with that cannon arm and blinding speed that made opposing defenses wish they had wings? Can you still picture the emotional night he accepted the Heisman Trophy, or the day the Washington Redskins made him their second overall draft pick? Griffin's Heisman speech was almost as inspiring...
Via The Sports Post
26 days ago  |  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

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