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MIC’D UP: Griffin III Vs. The Cowboys

MIC’D UP: Griffin III Vs. The Cowboys

redskins.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
(AP photo) When everything was on the line, the Washington Redskins turned to their young leader to guide them to their first NFC East title since 1999. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III orchestrated that performance last Sunday in Washington’s 28
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  • George propels Pacers to 6th straight home win

    George propels Pacers to 6th straight home win

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Paul George had 29 points and 13 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 18 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 89-81 on Wednesday night.
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  • Wizards' Beal, Blazers' Lillard named Kia Rookies of the Month

    Wizards' Beal, Blazers' Lillard named Kia Rookies of the Month

    nba.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal and the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.
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  • RG3 pranks Mike Shanahan at Wednesday’s Redskins press conferen…

    RG3 pranks Mike Shanahan at Wednesday’s Redskins press conference

    Your browser does not support iframes. The Washington Redskins have every right to feel confident right now -- after digging themselves a 3-6 hold after nine games, Mike Shanahan's team has rolled off seven straight wins to end the regular season and hi…
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  • Cubs finalize Jackson's four-year, $52M contract

    Cubs finalize Jackson's four-year, $52M contract

    CNNSI.com Jan 2, 2013
    Edwin Jackson keeps bouncing around, and he thinks he knows why.
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  • One Of Sean Taylor's Killers Would Like To Apologize

    One Of Sean Taylor's Killers Would Like To Apologize

    deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013
    It's been more than five years since Redskins safety Sean Taylor was shot and killed in his home, the victim of an armed robbery gone bad. Five men were arrested and charged in connection with his murder, but only one is currently behind bars: Venjah Hu…
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  • RG3 offers words of comfort for Tony Romo

    RG3 offers words of comfort for Tony Romo

    As if we needed any more reason to sanctify Robert Griffin III: turns out that he's a classy guy in victory, too. In the immediate aftermath of Sunday night's win-or-go-home season finale between the Redskins and the Cowboys, the victorious Griffin soug…
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  • Redskins and Seahawks take similar approaches - and get similar…

    Redskins and Seahawks take similar approaches - and get similar stats - with their rookie quarterbacks

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    They were selected 73 picks apart in the 2012 NFL Draft, but Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins and Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks have amassed surprisingly similar statistics in their rookie campaigns. Griffin, the second overall pic…
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  • On Further Review, Roger Goodell Fucked Up This NFL Season From…

    On Further Review, Roger Goodell Fucked Up This NFL Season From End To End

    deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013
    Cowboys-Redskins was the biggest matchup of the year, a win-or-go-home game for two division rivals. It turned out to be the most-watched regular-season sporting event in 15 years. But one familiar face was missing from the FedEx Field suites: commissio…
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  • Some Sorry For Counting Redskins Out

    Some Sorry For Counting Redskins Out

    redskins.com Jan 2, 2013
    (AP photo) There’s many, many NFL experts and analysts who have spent their Holiday season eating crow about how they believed the 2012 season would turn out for the Washington Redskins. Though we at the Redskins Blog are in the process of recovering so
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  • Double Coverage: Seahawks-Redskins

    Double Coverage: Seahawks-Redskins

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    ESPN.com NFC East blogger Dan Graziano and NFC West blogger Mike Sando discuss this Sunday's playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, in Landover, Md. Sando: Well, Dan, we meet again. It wasn't all that long …
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  • And Stevie Brown for the defense

    And Stevie Brown for the defense

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    The NFC East is dominating the weekly awards for the final week of the NFL's regular season. Moments after announcing that Washington Redskins rookie running back Alfred Morris was NFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 17, the NFL announced that New…
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  • Alfred Morris ran his way to offensive player of the week

    Alfred Morris ran his way to offensive player of the week

    It’s fair to say that the 2012 draft worked out well for the Washington Redskins. You’ve probably heard a little bit about quarterback Robert Griffin III by now, but the second overall pick hasn’t been the only first-year player to light things up o
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  • redskins 2012 most valuable player: nick sundberg

    redskins 2012 most valuable player: nick sundberg

    homermcfanboy.com Jan 2, 2013
    Before the 2012 season, expectations were admittedly low for the Washington Redskins. Sure, they had just landed the highly-touted Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III to solidify the quarterback position, but that didn’t stop the so-called “exper
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  • N.F.L. Playoff Analysis From the Film Room

    N.F.L. Playoff Analysis From the Film Room

    nytimes.com Jan 2, 2013
    Among the wild-card matchups to savor this weekend: The Redskins' read-option meets the Seahawks' read-option, and Chuck Pagano faces his former team.
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  • Breakfast links: Of Redskins and rookies

    Breakfast links: Of Redskins and rookies

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Back at it on a playoff-week Wednesday with the Redskins getting ready for the Seahawks and the division's other three teams in the keep 'em/dump 'em stages of their respective offseasons. We got links. Washington Redskins The team for which Alfred Morr…
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  • Amar’e Stoudemire Is Finally Back; The Clippers Finally Lose A …

    Amar’e Stoudemire Is Finally Back; The Clippers Finally Lose A Game

    dimemag.com Jan 2, 2013
    Every so often, the teacher becomes the student, and last night in Madison Square Garden, the return of Amar’e Stoudemire was overshadowed by Damian Lillard one-upping the ultimate clutch player, Carmelo Anthony, in winning time. If the NBA ever gets it
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  • Video - Paul George Leads Pacers Past Wizards 00:54

    Paul George Leads Pacers Past Wizards

    Jan 2
    Paul George scores 29 points and grabs 14 boards in Pacers' 89-81 win over Wizards.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 04:50

    'Sound FX': Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III

    Jan 2
    Take a listen as Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is mic'd up during the Redskins' do-or-die battle with the Dallas Cowboys in Week 17.
  • Video - RG3 crashes Mike Shanhan's news conference 00:30

    RG3 crashes Mike Shanhan's news conference

    Jan 2
    Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan is surprised by a visitor during his news conference. Take a look at what Robert Griffin III asked his head coach.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Seattle at Washington 01:04

    Blogger Blitz: Seattle at Washington

    Jan 2
    NFC East blogger Dan Graziano talks about this weekend's game in Washington between two rookie quarterbacks

Sports Columnists

  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.