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So Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has gone from reportedly starting but not cleared to cleared but not yet officially starting due to concerns that coach Mike Shanahan said Dr. James Andrews has even though Dr. Andrews says he has no concerns. …Upvote Share Tweet
Predicting the Redskins' final 53This is like picking the NCAA basketball tournament. Most teams are very easy to pick -- going out on a limb and projecting Robert Griffin III on the roster, barring conflicting statements of course. And there are few things I dislike more than picking …Upvote Share TweetThe debate over the use of the name "Redskins" to refer to the professional football concern in Washington took a new turn this week when Robert Klemko, a writer for "Monday Morning Quarterback," a Sports Illustrated website, announc…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson tackles two Buccaneers … at the same time (with video)yahoo.com Updated Aug 30, 2013Washington Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson faced a dilemma against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night. Jackson was close to sacking Bucs quarterback Mike Glennon in the preseason finale, but offensive lineman Mike Remmers was standing in the way…Upvote Share Tweet
Drew Storen totally understands RGIII-maniawashingtonpost.com Updated Aug 30, 2013On Wednesday, Bryce Harper expressed his opinion that fans might be jumping ship on the Nats in favor of the Redskins. While chatting with Holden and Danny on 106.7 yesterday, Drew Storen admitted that he didn’t quite see it that … Continue reading →Upvote Share Tweet(AP photo) For his part, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan is nothing short of one of the greatest talent evaluators in NFL history. Not only have his first round picks (Trent Williams, Ryan Kerrigan and Robert Griffin III) prospered since th…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Aug 30, 2013As a rookie with the Redskins in 2010, receiver Anthony Armstrong caught 44 passes for 871 yards — an average of 19.8 yards per catch. Since then, he hasn’t done much. The Redskins let him go after 2011, and Armstrong bounced from the Dolphins to the Ja…Upvote Share Tweet
Redskins LB Tackles Two Bucs At The Same Timedeadspin.com Updated Aug 30, 2013The Maginot Line provided more protection than tackle Mike Remmers. At least the Germans had to waste time going around it. Remmers merely found himself in in the way of Rob Jackson, and suffered the consequences.Read more...Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Aug 30, 2013Redskins coach Mike Shanahan isn’t quite ready to say that Robert Griffin III will start at quarterback in the season opener, but there’s no such hesitation in Tampa when it comes to cornerback Darrelle Revis‘ return from his own torn ACL. On Friday, co…Upvote Share Tweet
Your Chance To Help The CommunityNot only is it back to school season right now, but it’s Back to Football time as well! Going on right now, fans can help the Washington Redskins and the local community win a NFL Play 60 United Way refurbishment project. Not only can you help revamp th…Upvote Share Tweet
Dan Snyder: ‘I take so much pride in trying to do the right things’washingtonpost.com Updated Aug 30, 2013I can’t promise this is a comprehensive list, but here are the Dan Snyder media appearances I’ve heard about this preseason: An interview with Larry Michael for Redskins.comTV, an interview with Chris Cooley on ESPN 980, an interview with SiriusXM … Con…Upvote Share Tweet
Who Was MV(Redskin) Against Bucs?(AP Image) Behind the news that star quarterback Robert Griffin III had been cleared to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football 11 days from now, was the Redskins’ team-oriented domination of not only the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Th…Upvote Share TweetRobert Griffin III has been cleared to play in the Washington Redskins' regular-season opener, but coach Mike Shanahan said Thursday night that does not necessarily mean the star quarterback will face the Philadelphia Eagles.Upvote Share TweetHighlights from the Washington Redskins 30-12 preseason finale win at Tampa Bay. They ended the preseason 4-0: 1. Robert Griffin III tweeted that he had been cleared to play by Dr. James Andrews, but then coach Mike Shanahan said the doc had a couple co…Upvote Share Tweet
N.F.L. Roundup: Redskins Complete a 4-0 Preseasonnytimes.com Updated Aug 30, 2013Andy Dalton led Cincinnati (3-1) to a score in his one drive against the Colts (2-2), who rested most of their starters, including Andrew Luck.Upvote Share Tweet
How Do You Limit Damage To RG III?Aug 30NFL Live OT looks at how the Redskins can limit the damage taken by Robert Griffin III.
What to expect from Washington Redskins QB RGIII Week 1Aug 30NFL Network's Charley Casserly and Heath Evans break down what to expect from Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III in Week 1, including his play-calling and aggressiveness outside the pocket.
Week 1 Concerns For RG IIIAug 30Herm Edwards discusses his concerns about Robert Griffin III coming back from knee surgery.
No Decision On Robert Griffin IIIAug 30After Dr. James Andrews cleared Redskins QB Robert Griffin III to play, coach Mike Shanahan declined to name Griffin the starter for Week 1.
Don Banks: Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL seasonAug 30When it comes to preseason predictions, no one remembers anyone's but their own, because those are the only ones they really care about. Which is why honesty compels a brief summation of my hits and misses from last year's dose of late-August prognostic…
Bill Simmons on the career of Tracy McGradyAug 30Tracy McGrady was a superstar who always seemed to find himself on the wrong team with the wrong players.