Last week, Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III was focused on San Francisco. Now, he’s focused on something other than playing. On Thursday, Griffin met with reporters for the first time since he was supplanted by Colt McCoy. “It was Coach’s decision,” Griffin said, via Tarik El-Bashir of CSNWashington.com. “I’m here to help this team win.”…
ASHBURN, Va., -- Steve Young understands the transition. He also understands the scrutiny – and failure. Tampa Bay selected Young with the first overall pick in the 1985 NFL Supplemental Draft, after he played one season in the USFL....Show More Summary
Beating the Indianapolis Colts sans Robert Griffin III will require a brute-force game plan on offense, along with clever scheming on defense. The Washington Redskins will need both to pound a soft Indy run defense, as well as confusing...Show More Summary
Since Robert Griffin's spectacular rookie season, there have been an previous few other things to talk about with regard to Washington—especially once he started to regress. Now there's speculation he could be traded. It's obvious his production has declined, but to what extent exactly? Is it as bad as it seems? Read more...
It's amazing how fast the Robert Griffin III era soured in Washington. The 2012 NFL offensive rookie of the year reportedly has been benched before 2014 is even done. Griffin has been benched for Colt McCoy, according to an initial report by ESPN.com's Adam Schefter and then backed by other outlets. Show More Summary
ASHBURN, Va. -- The game only occurred a month ago, but Colt McCoy says he’s a different quarterback. And it didn’t dent his confidence when the Redskins opted to re-insert Robert Griffin III back into the starting lineup. Still, inShow More Summary
When: 1 p.m., Sunday Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis TV: Fox INDIANAPOLIS -- So much for Andrew Luck vs. Robert Griffin III. Now it’s simply the Indianapolis Colts trying to move a step closer to winning their second consecutive...Show More Summary
There's not a lot of reason to rehash the Washington Redskins' decision to go with Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III at quarterback this week, and likely the rest of the season. That decision is made. Coach Jay Gruden predictably said that McCoy gives the offense a spark and hopefully the team a better chance to win. Show More Summary
The Washington Redskins officially benched quarterback Robert Griffin III today. This should come as no surprise. He’s just not a very good quarterback right now. Like so many young NFL quarterbacks, he struggles reading NFL defenses. Show More Summary
Washington coach Jay Gruden says Robert Griffin III was benched in part because he needs time to learn the offense. “Robert has done some good things at quarterback but I think he just needs a little bit more time in the system with the verbiage and the plays, to sit back and take a step…
INDIANAPOLIS -- The first regular-season meeting between quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III officially ended before it even started when Colt McCoy was named the starter in Washington on Wednesday. No Luck vs. RG III. No battle between the No. Show More Summary
On the latest Eye on Football Podcast, Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson talk about Jay Gruden's decision to bench Robert Griffin III and preview the three Thanksgiving Day games.
Washington might not want anything to do with Robert Griffin III anymore, but a certain someone in his division is clearly still a fan. During an appearance on the NFL Network this morning, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expressed a great admiration for the deposed starter from his NFC East rival. “Well, I’m a fan of…
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has informed the team that quarterback Robert Griffin III has been benched in favor of Colt McCoy, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Why did the Redskins make this move? What is Griffin's long-term...Show More Summary
Move over, RG3. It’s Colt vs. the Colts. Washington will start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.
Not that the Robert Griffin III story needs more subplots, but imagine if his next team is the Dallas Cowboys. We're a long way from that. The Washington Redskins have benched Griffin, but say he's still a part of their long-term plan. Show More Summary
Former Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley now hosts a radio show on ESPN Radio and recently spent a segment giving a very detailed look at everything Robert Griffin III did wrong during the team's recent loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Show More Summary
Robert Griffin III was the toast of D.C. just two years ago, leading the Washington Redskins to an unlikely playoff berth and earning himself NFL rookie-of-the-year honors in the process.
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While the benching of Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III is news this week, it’s clear that we should have all seen it coming. If you need any further evidence, take a look back at the scathing critique of RG3 by former tight end Chris Cooley last week. During his radio show on the Dan Snyder-owned…