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Robert Griffin III

  1. Need to Know: Another bad debut for Meriweather

    Sep 16, 2013, 5:19 AM EDT

    Meriweather-hurt-vs.-Packers

    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 16, six days before the Redskins play the Lions at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. You have to wonder if we’ll see Robert Griffin III going Tom Brady on his receivers or linemen I just not, you know, I’m not an a-hole. I believe…

  2. Griffin vows: ‘We’ll figure it out’

    Sep 15, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT

    RG3-vs.-Packers

    As Yogi Berra once said, it was like déjà vu all over again. Just like last Monday against the Eagles, Robert Griffin III had a nice game if all you did was look at his final stat line. He was 26 for 40 for 320 yards and 3 touchdowns, a passer rating of 104.2. But…

  3. The Week That Was: White could return to Redskins

    Sep 15, 2013, 6:15 AM EDT

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    White-vs.-Bills

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 15, the day the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. That Was the Week That Was —The Redskins did not have a game all of last year without someone showing up on the injury report as questionable or worse. They were a Kai…

  4. Need to Know: Redskins respect Packers’ Rodgers

    Sep 12, 2013, 5:32 AM EDT

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    Aaron-Rodgers

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 12, three days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. When asking Redskins players about Aaron Rodgers it didn’t take long for them to come to saying “one of the best in the business”. Robert Griffin III said of…

  5. Need to Know: A heavy workload for Perry Riley

    Sep 11, 2013, 5:44 AM EDT

    Riley-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 11, four days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Starting inside linebacker Perry Riley played 81 of the team’s 83 snaps on defense and then 16 more on special teams. Meanwhile, backup ILB Nick Barnett was active but…

  6. Need to Know: RG3 says Redskins had the ‘can’t-get-rights’

    Sep 10, 2013, 7:26 AM EDT

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    Morris-fumble-vs.-Eagles

    Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 10, five days before the Redskins play the Packers at Lambeau Field. Nickel coverage 1. Without much fanfare, the Redskins’ London Fletcher played in his 241st consecutive game. Since Bucs’ defensive back Ronde Barber spend Sunday in a broadcast booth instead of taking the…

  7. RG3 won’t use rust as an “excuse”

    Sep 10, 2013, 12:43 AM EDT

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    Due to the reconstructive surgery to his right knee eight months ago, Robert Griffin III did not play in the preseason and his work in training camp was very limited. He started the season opener against the Eagles and for the early part of the game he looked like a quarterback who needed some more…

  8. Prediction: Will more Eagles plays equal more turnovers?

    Sep 9, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

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    Week 1 games are difficult to predict. Without looking it up, I’m sure that I picked the Saints to win comfortably a year ago today as the Redskins went to New Orleans for RG3’s debut. I don’t think I saw them beating the Giants behind Rex Grossman in 2011. Perhaps I called the win over…

  9. Need to Know: Spotlight on RG3 but Morris could be the key

    Sep 9, 2013, 4:46 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, September 9, the day the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. Explain to me why at 6-feet-2, 223 Robert Griffin III is somehow too fragile to get hit too often but Adrian Peterson, who is listed at…

  10. The Week That Was: Still 4 QBs on Redskins’ roster

    Sep 8, 2013, 6:45 AM EDT

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    White-vs.-Bills

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 8, one day before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. That Was the Week That Was A look back at last week’s headlines. —Jose Gumbs made the Redskins’ 53-man roster. He earned his roster spot with hustle and…

  11. Shanahan: Nothing new on rules for hitting option QBs

    Sep 7, 2013, 9:55 AM EDT

    RG3-hit-vs-Panthers

    The NFL’s VP of officiating talked about the rules regarding hitting a read option quarterback recently and this is being treated as though it is some sort of change. It’s not. In an officiating video distrubted to the media, NFL VP of officiating Dean Blandino said the following: “When the quarterback puts the ball in…

  12. Need to Know: Redskins know their foe in Vick

    Sep 7, 2013, 5:38 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, September 7, two days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. Mark Maske of the Post is reporting that the Redskins are now $1.85 million under the salary cap. They recently created some cap room by…

  13. Need to Know: Both teams in good health

    Sep 6, 2013, 5:38 AM EDT

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    Cousins-at-line

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, September 6, three days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. The Eagles’ Cary Williams and Riley Cooper got into a scuffle in practice yesterday. As you can see from the video from CSNPhilly.com, it wasn’t…

  14. Continuity should help RG3 shake rust

    Sep 5, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

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    Morris-RG3-vs.-NYG

    Robert Griffin III makes his much-anticipated return from reconstructive knee surgery on Monday night. Once the emotion of the moment wears off, his play will go under the microscope. Griffin will be playing after having his offseason activities limited by the knee rehab and not having played a snap in a preseason game. Will he…

  15. Need to Know: Redskins’ restructure money already spent

    Sep 5, 2013, 5:55 AM EDT

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    Stephen-Bowen

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, September 5, four days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. Pierre Garçon says that he is 100 percent healthy after missing six games last year with a toe injury and having surgery to repair a torn…

  16. Need to Know: RG3 conversation will shift to games

    Sep 4, 2013, 5:19 AM EDT

    RG3-podium-Richmond

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, September 4, five days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. I have been getting some Twitter comments from fans that range from annoyed to borderline hostile to RG3 because they were tired of hearing him…

  17. Need to Know: T. Jackson decision could take some time

    Sep 2, 2013, 5:37 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Monday, Sept. 2, seven days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage 1. The Redskins, one of the younger teams in the NFL just a couple of years ago, are growing older on us. By the measure of…

  18. The Week That Was: ‘Gummy Bear’ makes the Redskins’ cut

    Sep 1, 2013, 6:45 AM EDT

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    Jose-Gumbs

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, September 1, eight days before the Redskins open their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. That was the week that was —I don’t know why the Redskins decided to keep four quarterbacks but it wasn’t so that they could trade Kirk Cousins. He is…

  19. Need to Know: Is Barnett London’s successor?

    Aug 31, 2013, 5:40 AM EDT

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    Here is what you need to know on this Saturday, August 31, nine days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park: 1. It’s cutdown day, the day of the Turk and news of who has been released will trickle in all day…

  20. Need to Know: Not yet mission accomplished for RG3

    Aug 30, 2013, 6:25 AM EDT

    RG3-pregame-Bucs

    Here is what you need to know on this Friday, August 30, 10 days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park: 1. The next day and a half will be nerve racking for a few dozen players who are on the bubble.…

  21. Need to Know: Which Redskins running back will win a job tonight?

    Aug 29, 2013, 5:23 AM EDT

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    Thompson-RG3

    Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, August 29, 11 days before the Redskins open up their season against the Eagles at FedEx Field. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park: 1. Griffin news fatigue is beginning to set in among many Redskins fans and, I’m sure, many others as well. The…

  22. RG3 not a done deal for Week 1–yet

    Aug 28, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

    RG3-vs-Dallas

    Will Robert Griffin III be the starting quarterback for the Redskins when they take on the Eagles on Sept. 9? The short answer is that it seems very likely, perhaps inevitable. But the longer answer is that there are still one more hurdle to  clear before RG3’s status as the Week 1 starter is etched…

  23. Need to Know: Why will Pat White go the distance on Thursday?

    Aug 28, 2013, 6:22 AM EDT

    White-vs.-Bills

    Here is what you need to know on this Wednesday, August 28, one day before the Redskins finish up their preseason at the Bucs. Nickel coverage Five things from Redskins Park: 1. I’m sure that most of you watched the RG3 documentary “The Will to Win” on ESPN last night. It was the story of…

  24. No RG3 presser scheduled this week

    Aug 26, 2013, 10:55 AM EDT

    RG3-podium-Richmond

    Here is some news that, judging from my Twitter timeline, many of you will be happy to hear. Robert Griffin III is not scheduled to talk to the media prior to Thursday. That is the day that Dr. James Andrews will examine the quarterback’s right knee and give his thumbs up or thumbs down on…

  25. The Week That Was: Can the NFL protect players from themselves?

    Aug 25, 2013, 6:40 AM EDT

    Fletcher-INT-Ravens

    Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, August 25, four days before the Redskins finish up their preseason against the Bucs. That Was The Week That Was —Yeah, it’s dumb for the NFL to fine RG3 $10,000 for wearing an “Operation Patience” T-shirt during warmups before last Monday night’s preseason game. But…

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