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Injured Robert Griffin III put in bad spot by Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan in NFC wild card game
Robert Griffin III was sprinting toward the right sideline and throwing back to his left, a pass intended in the end zone for Pierre Garcon from the 4-yard line, when his right knee twisted awkwardly. He was not hit. He landed out of bounds on his back …Share Tweet
There's nothing worse than losing a game that you know you could have won. Based on the early minutes of Sunday night's Seattle-Washington playoff, the Redskins could have won if RG3 hadn't slowly broken down to RG2, RG1 and RG0.5. So you can't really b…Share TweetPerhaps the biggest move of the coaching hiring cycle is the one that wasn’t made. Per multiple reports, Oregon coach Chip Kelly is staying in Oregon. The move comes a day after Kelly spent multiple hours meeting with the Eagles, and two days after he rShare Tweet
RGIII injury dooms RedskinsCNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013LANDOVER, Md. -- When Robert Griffin III crumpled to the turf with 6:25 left to play in Sunday afternoon's NFC wild-card playoff game against the Seahawks, fumbling at his own 5-yard line, the outcome no longer mattered to the Redskins or the sellout cr…Share TweetThe Eagles are returning to Philadelphia without a new coach. And on the night before their former coach, Andy Reid, will be introduced as the new coach of the Chiefs, the Eagles seem no closer to making a hire than when they fired Reid. According to C…Share TweetRedskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is going to have an MRI on his right knee Monday and he said Sunday evening that “it’s up in the air” as to how serious the injury to his knee might be. Griffin faced a similar line of questioning to coach MikShare TweetLANDOVER, Md. - The right leg of Robert Griffin III buckled into the ground Sunday, unable to pivot with the rest of his body. The star rookie who led the Washington Redskins to their first NFC East title since 1999 already had issues with his knee, but…Share TweetESPN.com Jan 6, 2013LANDOVER, Md. -- He should have come out of the game. It's really that simple, and it's not hindsight. Anybody who watched Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hobble through the second and third quarters of his team's season-ending, 24-14…Share TweetSeattle 24, Washington 14: It's fair to debate Mike Shanahan's decision to keep a hobbled Robert Griffin III in the game today: For much of the first half, it looked like a gamble in the process of paying off, and Griffin has been so stellar for so much…Share TweetAs you probably imagined, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan faced a lot of questions during his postgame press conference about his decision to keep quarterback Robert Griffin III in Sunday’s 24-14 loss to the Seahawks. Shanahan said that Griffin told him thShare Tweet
Stubbornness leads to RG3 reinjuryThey should have listened to Dr. Andrews. One of the most renowned sports physicians has been concerned about the Redskins’ decision to use quarterback Robert Griffin III while he recovered from a Grade One LCL sprain, suffered four weeks ago. Today,Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 6, 2013Seattle started terribly in its wild-card game against Washington, falling behind 14-0. It was 14-3 when Seattle's fumbled read-option handoff was on the turf, waiting for the Redskins to scoop it up and turn the first half into a rout. Seahawks running…Share Tweet
Redskins break out to fast start despite limping RG3It’s been a while since the Redskins have been in the playoffs, but they started their game with the Seahawks like it was old hat. The Redskins have driven easily on the Seahawks on each of their first two possessions and lead 14-0 as a result. EverythiShare TweetThe Redskins had a couple of game-time decisions to make before handing in their 46-man roster for Sunday’s playoff game and both of them wound up with the players declared ready to go. Left guard Kory Lichtensteiger missed practice all this week with aShare Tweetyahoo.com Jan 6, 2013There were no surprises when the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks released their inactive lists for Sunday's wild-card playoff game at FedEx Field. For the Redskins, left guard Kory Lichtensteiger is active despite missing all of last week's pra…Share TweetESPN.com Jan 6, 2013LANDOVER, Md. -- As the Washington Redskins prepare to host the Seattle Seahawks in a wild-card round playoff game at 4:30 pm ET at FedEx Field, here's one reason for Redskins fans to feel good about the game and one reason for concern. Feeling good: Th…Share TweetThe Falcons find out who they’ll play next week when the Seahawks and Redskins play on Sunday and it looks like their defense will be pretty healthy against either opponent. Cornerback Dunta Robinson was cleared to return from a concussion during the weShare TweetAs Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians prepares to help his new team win a playoff game roughly a year after his most recent team, the Steelers, declared that Arians had retired, Arians will soon be in demand, win or lose. The Bears and the Eagles …Share Tweet
RG III On InjuryJan 6Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and coach Mike Shanahan talk about Griffin's knee injury following the Redskins' loss.
Countdown Daily Recap: Seahawks-RedskinsJan 6Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Seahawks' 24-14 win over the Redskins.
Redskins postgame press conferenceJan 6Redskins react following game with Seahawks
GameDay: Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins highlightsJan 6Catch the highlights from FedEx Field as the Seattle Seahawks come into town and defeat the Washington Redskins.