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Jay Gruden: ‘We’re not giving up on RG III’

            Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said his decision to bench Robert Griffin III comes down to the young quarterbacks indecisive play. Colt McCoy will start this weekend against the Indianapolis Colts.  McCoy has led the Redskins to a comeback win over Tennessee and an upset victory at Dallas ...
Via Sports-Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

What happened to RGIII?

Several years ago I attended the Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Awards and RGIII was there as one of the presenters. He was riding high as a high draft pick after the Redskins had mortgaged their future by trading a boatload of draft picks. Meanwhile, as a Browns fan, I had to hear about how the Browns blew it by not offering even more for the right to draft him. Several...
Via The Scores Report
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden: 'I'm not giving up' on RG3

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden made the decision on Wednesday to bench former No. 2 overall pick Robert Griffin III in favor of veteran backup Colt McCoy. The decision in and itself isn’t a major surprise considering how poorly RGIII has performed on the football field since a surprising rookie campaign in 2012. Instead, the surprising aspect of this decision is just...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is it time for the Redskins to move on from Robert Griffin III?

It was not that long ago when Robert Griffin III was thought to be the savior for the Washington Redskins. The team had been something of a mess since Joe Gibbs retired for the first time following the 1992 season. Daniel Snyder then bought the team in 1999, ushering in a period of bad football that is yet to be curtailed. Griffin, drafted with the second-overall pick of the 2012...
Via This Given Sunday
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Milton Williams III, WR, Delaware State

Every year, NFL DraftDiamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview:...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: I'm a big admirer of Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III may have worn out his welcome in D.C., but he has a huge fan in Dallas. Speaking this morning on NFL Network’s NFL AM, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gushed about RG3, basing a large part of his compliments off that week 17 performance in RG3’s rookie year where he had 100 passing yards and 63 rushing yards. “Well, I’m a fan of RGIII,” Jones said. “Right...
Via Thacover2
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III

            The Washington Redskins will start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. According to Schefter’s source, Griffin still remains to be a significant part of the Redskins’ long-term plan. From Schefter: The Redskins are hitting the reset button, though it might...
Via Sports-Glory
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to bench RG3 Sunday, may be the end of the road for him in Washington

Although it's reportedly only a temporary move, the Washington Redskins will sit much-maligned quarterback Robert Griffin III on Sunday vs. the Indianapoliis Colts, preferring to take their chances with Colt McCoy, reports the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Head coach Jay Gruden, who openly criticized Griffin last week after their loss to the San Francisco 49ers, said earlier...
Via 60 Max Power O
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is the RG3 Era over for the Redskins? RG3 Benched Against Indy

The Washington Redskins and head coach Jay Gruden have benched QB Robert Griffin III for this week’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.  The move should not be surprising.  There were signs in Gruden’s presser on Monday that this was a possibility.  Although Gruden said the ‘intent’ was for RG3 to play this coming week, he also clarified that ‘intent’ was specific...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Player Not Pleased With Finding Out RGIII’s Benching Through Media

    #459465066 /     On Redskins’ player was not pleased with the way players had to find out about Robert Griffin III’s benching for Colt McCoy. Long snapper Nick Sundberg voiced his frustration through Twitter about how the media found out about Griffin’s benching before head coach Jay Gruden was able to tell the players. Boy oh boy I sure...
Via KCM Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III benched

    #459569002 /     Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been benched, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Washington is planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday at Indianapolis, per a team source…. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 26, 2014   Redskins’ beat writer...
Via KCM Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Sundberg ticked ESPN got Colt McCoy news before team did

Washington Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg is ticked off that a media outlet learned the news that Colt McCoy would be starting for the team prior to the players finding out. Here is what Sundberg tweeted not long after Adam Schefter reported that Robert Griffin III was being benched: Boy oh boy I sure love...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Robert Griffin III benched by Redskins for McCoy

According to ESPN insider Adam Schefter, the Washington Redskins are now planning on starting Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Washington is planning to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday at Indianapolis, per a team source…. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 26, 2014   This comes on...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Redskins Report Card Is Not Great

Here with a guest post for correctly predicting Redskins-Buccaneers is Mr. Irrelevant reader Z from Chestertown, Md. RGIII It’s clear to most of the football world outside of the hopelessly optimistic and denial-ridden rooters that RGIII is not a very good quarterback. As many predicted, the read option was not sustainable both for the physical toll it would take on an undersized...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot arrested for domestic assault

Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot was arrested and charged with domestic violence on Sunday. Smoot, who last played for the Washington Redskins in 2009, was taken into custody after his alleged girlfriend told police that her boyfriend grabbed her during an altercation. According to CBS DC, Smoot was officially charged with misdemeanor domestic simple assault....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL DB Fred Smoot arrested on domestic assault charges

Former Washington Redskins second-round pick Fred Smoot, who played nine years in the NFL (seven with Washington), was arrested Sunday morning and charged with domestic assault (via CBS). Police indicated that authorities were called to a residence in Ashburn, Va. at 11 a.m on Sunday morning after a female claimed Smoot grabbed her during an altercation. Smoot, who is currently...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: The positives and negatives against the 49ers

The Washington Redskins loss 17-13 to the San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium. San Francisco now has a three game winning streak while the Redskins have a two game losing streak.  The Skins as a whole didn’t play well but there are some positive and negative things to take away from this game. Let’s start with the two negatives first Robert Griffin III Through four games...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why is RG3 still starting for the Redskins?

Question:  What do Redskins’ fans do to cheer up about football at this point? Answer:  They watch the movie “Brian’s Song.” Seriously, watching RG3 is a tragedy.  How can anyone with a heart not feel for the guy, for the team, for the coaches and most of all for the fans? So given how poorly he is playing, why is Gruden still starting RG3? Is it to improve RG3 going...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 struggles again, Redskins offense stuck in neutral

To say that Robert Griffin's future with the Washington Redskins is under review would be an understatement.  Last week Redskins head coach Jay Gruden explained to NFL reporter Albert Breer, "He's auditioned long enough. Clock's ticking."He added, "Since the preseason, in the games that he's played, our production from an offensive standpoint has been...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down, Week 12

Another week, another loss.  It’s the going reality of the Washington Redskins and it’s fan base.  The Redskins fell to the 49ers on the road, 17-13. THUMBS UP RB Alfred Morris:  Again, week in and week out, it gets difficult to award Thumbs Up when the team loses, but then again, losing is so frequent with this football  team that if we didn’t find the positives we...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 reportedly has lost VIP privileges from Redskins

Robert Griffin III is losing his VIP privileges within the Washington Redskins organization, which is an indication that his status as the favored child is dissipating. First-year Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has been critical of RG3 and said during the week that the quarterback has been too coddled. Both ESPN and NFL Network report...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactive List for Week 12; Trent Williams & David Amerson Will not Play

Redskins Inactive List for Week 12 The Washington Redskins declared the following players as inactive for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. - QB Kirk Cousins - WR Aldrick Robinson - CB David Amerson - LT Trent Williams - TE Jordan Reed - NT Chris Baker - WR Leonard Hankerson David Amerson is inactive [...]
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Three keys to beating the 49ers

The Washington Redskins will look to snap a two game losing streak  this week against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. The Redskins still have a bitter taste of last week’s embarrassment against Tampa Bay in their mouths. After last weeks performance, fans are starting to give up on Robert Griffin. Griffin threw two first quarter interceptions, one of which...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New Yorker unveils powerful Redskins Thanksgiving cover

The New Yorker is releasing a Washington Redskins Thanksgiving-themed cover that is visually powerful.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson won't reveal target of cryptic Instagram post

DeSean Jackson threw a metaphorical Molotov cocktail of sorts into a burgeoning controversy catching fire within the Washington Redskins organization Monday when he posted a cryptic quote on social media. The substance of the message was clear. Who it was intended for, however, was not. A photo posted by Desean Jackson (@0ne0fone) on Nov 11,...Read More The post DeSean Jackson won’t...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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