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“Concerns” (if there are any) won’t keep Griffin from playing

“Concerns” (if there are any) won’t keep Griffin from playing

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Aug 30, 2013
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. …
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  • Predicting the Redskins' final 53

    Predicting the Redskins' final 53

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    This 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 …
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  • Sports Illustrated’s ‘MMQB’ site apparently won’t use the Redsk…

    Sports Illustrated’s ‘MMQB’ site apparently won’t use the Redskins name any more, either

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Aug 30, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson tackles two Buccaneers … at the…

    Redskins linebacker Rob Jackson tackles two Buccaneers … at the same time (with video)

    yahoo.com Aug 30, 2013
    Washington 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…
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  • Drew Storen totally understands RGIII-mania

    Drew Storen totally understands RGIII-mania

    washingtonpost.com Aug 30, 2013
    On 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 →
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  • Alfred Morris Selected On Sixth Sense List

    Alfred Morris Selected On Sixth Sense List

    redskins.com Aug 30, 2013
    (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…
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  • Cowboys move on from Anthony Armstrong

    Cowboys move on from Anthony Armstrong

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Redskins LB Tackles Two Bucs At The Same Time

    Redskins LB Tackles Two Bucs At The Same Time

    deadspin.com Aug 30, 2013
    The 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...
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  • Greg Schiano: Barring setback, Darrelle Revis is playing Week O…

    Greg Schiano: Barring setback, Darrelle Revis is playing Week One

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30, 2013
    Redskins 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…
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  • Your Chance To Help The Community

    Your Chance To Help The Community

    redskins.com Aug 30, 2013
    Not 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…
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  • Dan Snyder: ‘I take so much pride in trying to do the right thi…

    Dan Snyder: ‘I take so much pride in trying to do the right things’

    washingtonpost.com Aug 30, 2013
    I 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…
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  • Who Was MV(Redskin) Against Bucs?

    Who Was MV(Redskin) Against Bucs?

    redskins.com Aug 30, 2013
    (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…
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  • RG III cleared to play but status still unclear

    RG III cleared to play but status still unclear

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    Robert 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.
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  • Observation deck: Redskins-Buccaneers

    Observation deck: Redskins-Buccaneers

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    Highlights 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…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Redskins Complete a 4-0 Preseason

    N.F.L. Roundup: Redskins Complete a 4-0 Preseason

    nytimes.com Aug 30, 2013
    Andy 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.
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  • Video - How Do You Limit Damage To RG III? 01:36

    How Do You Limit Damage To RG III?

    Aug 30
    NFL Live OT looks at how the Redskins can limit the damage taken by Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - What to expect from Washington Redskins QB RGIII Week 1 02:41

    What to expect from Washington Redskins QB RGIII Week 1

    Aug 30
    NFL 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.
  • Video - Week 1 Concerns For RG III 00:44

    Week 1 Concerns For RG III

    Aug 30
    Herm Edwards discusses his concerns about Robert Griffin III coming back from knee surgery.
  • Video - No Decision On Robert Griffin III 00:45

    No Decision On Robert Griffin III

    Aug 30
    After Dr. James Andrews cleared Redskins QB Robert Griffin III to play, coach Mike Shanahan declined to name Griffin the starter for Week 1.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season

    Aug 30
    When 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 McGrady

    Aug 30
    Tracy McGrady was a superstar who always seemed to find himself on the wrong team with the wrong players.