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Injured Robert Griffin III put in bad spot by Washington Redski…

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 …
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  • Seattle’s Richard Sherman sends the Redskins into the offseason…

    Seattle’s Richard Sherman sends the Redskins into the offseason with a scuffle and a wave

    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…
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  • RGIII injury dooms Redskins

    RGIII injury dooms Redskins

    CNNSI.com Jan 6, 2013
    LANDOVER, 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…
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  • RG3: There was no way I was coming out

    RG3: There was no way I was coming out

    Redskins 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 Mik
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  • RG III should have come out of the game

    RG III should have come out of the game

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    LANDOVER, 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…
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  • Dr. James Andrews For Head Coach: Seahawks-Redskins, In Five GI…

    Dr. James Andrews For Head Coach: Seahawks-Redskins, In Five GIFs

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    Seattle 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…
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  • Mike Shanahan: RG3 said he could keep going

    Mike Shanahan: RG3 said he could keep going

    As 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 th
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  • #SEAvsWAS: Fourth Quarter Conclusions

    #SEAvsWAS: Fourth Quarter Conclusions

    redskins.com Jan 6, 2013
    (AP photo) This magical Washington Redskins 2012 season has come to an end. The Seattle Seahawks came back to defeat the Redskins, 24-14, today at FedExField in the NFC Wild Card round to advance to next weekend’s Divisional Round matchup against the to
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  • Stubbornness leads to RG3 reinjury

    Stubbornness leads to RG3 reinjury

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    They 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,
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  • #SEAvsWAS: Third Quarter Thoughts

    #SEAvsWAS: Third Quarter Thoughts

    redskins.com Jan 6, 2013
    (AP photo) The final game at FedExField in 2012 is down to its final 15 minutes. After three quarters, the Washington Redskins lead the Seattle Seahawks, 14-13, in today’s NFC Wild Card round battle. The winner advances to Atlanta, where they will play
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  • Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 24, Redskins 14

    Rapid Reaction: Seahawks 24, Redskins 14

    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few thoughts on the Washington Redskins' injury-marred, season-ending playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at FedEx Field. What it means: Unfortunately for the Redskins, it could mean much more than simply a playoff loss and…
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  • Marshawn Lynch saves the day for Seattle, scooping up a fumble …

    Marshawn Lynch saves the day for Seattle, scooping up a fumble and gaining 20 yards

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    Seattle 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…
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  • #SEAvsWAS: Halftime Summations

    #SEAvsWAS: Halftime Summations

    redskins.com Jan 6, 2013
    (AP photo) The Washington Redskins were rolling in the first quarter of today’s NFC Wild Card round matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. But the main concern heading into the second quarter was about quarterback Robert Griffin III and his knee, as the
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  • Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    redskins.com Jan 6, 2013
    Monday is Redskins Day at Papa John’s. A day after every Redskins game, fans can order a large cheese pizza for only $9.99, plus for each touchdown the Redskins score, fans get one free topping. And with a Redskins victory, fans get double the toppings.
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  • Redskins break out to fast start despite limping RG3

    Redskins break out to fast start despite limping RG3

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    It’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. Everythi
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  • Kory Lichtensteiger good to go for Redskins

    Kory Lichtensteiger good to go for Redskins

    The 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 a
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  • No inactive surprises for the Seahawks, Redskins

    No inactive surprises for the Seahawks, Redskins

    yahoo.com Jan 6, 2013
    There 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…
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  • Morris: ‘I Never Met The Rookie Wall’

    Morris: ‘I Never Met The Rookie Wall’

    redskins.com Jan 6, 2013
    Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris said he didn’t even know what a rookie wall was until he was asked about it by a couple of reporters this season. In this case, ignorance was bliss, as the running back turned in one of the best rookie rush
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  • ‘Playbook:’ London Fletcher’s Impact

    ‘Playbook:’ London Fletcher’s Impact

    redskins.com Jan 6, 2013
    (AP photo) The Washington Redskins’ offense has been consistently effective throughout the entire 2012 season, but in order for the team to become a playoff contender, it needed the same consistency from its defense. Riddled by injuries to three starter
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  • How you feeling? Redskins-Seahawks

    How you feeling? Redskins-Seahawks

    ESPN.com Jan 6, 2013
    LANDOVER, 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…
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  • William Moore returns to practice for Falcons

    William Moore returns to practice for Falcons

    profootballtalk.com Jan 6, 2013
    The 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 we
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  • Video - RG III On Injury 00:44

    RG III On Injury

    Jan 6
    Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and coach Mike Shanahan talk about Griffin's knee injury following the Redskins' loss.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Recap: Seahawks-Redskins 04:22

    Countdown Daily Recap: Seahawks-Redskins

    Jan 6
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Seahawks' 24-14 win over the Redskins.
  • Video - Redskins postgame press conference 09:11

    Redskins postgame press conference

    Jan 6
    Redskins react following game with Seahawks
  • Video - GameDay: Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins highlights 07:42

    GameDay: Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins highlights

    Jan 6
    Catch the highlights from FedEx Field as the Seattle Seahawks come into town and defeat the Washington Redskins.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens win one for Lewis, but they get no prize in Broncos rema…

    Jan 6
    BALTIMORE -- So Ray Lewis got to take his victory lap, and the Baltimore Ravens get to live another week. I hope they all enjoyed Sunday's 24-9 playoff conquest of the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium, because next week in Denver could be a ve…
  • NFL playoffs -- After mild-card round, NFC divisional round gets better

    Jan 6
    After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
  • Chadiha: Divisional playoffs bring out the best

    Jan 6
    What feats and surprises does the second round of the postseason have in store?