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Griffin III: I’m Wearing Pink Sleeve

Griffin III: I’m Wearing Pink Sleeve

redskins.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
(AP photo) Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III confirmed via his Twitter account tonight that he’ll be wearing a pink arm sleeve as part of this month’s NFL breast cancer awareness initiatives. Griffin III - who has always worn
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  • Safety Brandon Meriweather to Miss About a Week

    Safety Brandon Meriweather to Miss About a Week

    Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said that safety Brandon Meriweather re-injured the MCL and PCL in his left knee during his pre-game collision with Aldrick Robinson in Sunday, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports. Meriweather is expected to miss at le…
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  • Cundiff won’t be getting the boot, yet

    Cundiff won’t be getting the boot, yet

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    Before winning Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers, Redskins kicker Billy Cundiff tried to blow it, missing not one, not two, but three field goals. A day after after Cundiff snatched victory from the jaws of defeat that had been snatched from the jaws
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  • Redskins Thinking Of Chuck Pagano

    Redskins Thinking Of Chuck Pagano

    redskins.com Oct 1, 2012
    (AP photo) In the flurry of an NFL season, it’s often hard for a coach or player to find time to tend to their own needs. Fortunately, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was able to find a little free time to schedule a doctor’s appointment la
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  • Saturday’s ‘Coach’s Show’ Time Change

    Saturday’s ‘Coach’s Show’ Time Change

    redskins.com Oct 1, 2012
    Your exclusive weekly look into mind of Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan will be airing at a different time this week. “The Mike Shanahan Coach’s Show,” which usually airs each Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC-4, will instead air at 7 p.m. T
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  • FedEx Blitz Giving Away Redskins Tickets

    FedEx Blitz Giving Away Redskins Tickets

    redskins.com Oct 1, 2012
    Do you find yourself needing two tickets to Sunday’s game against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons at FedExField? Of course you do. And scoring that pair of tickets takes very little effort on your part, thanks to FedEx Office. Here’s how to win: - Book
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  • redskins-buccaneers playlist

    redskins-buccaneers playlist

    homermcfanboy.com Oct 1, 2012
    (photos by Brian Murphy) 1. “Force Of Nature” by Pearl Jam Since the day the Washington Redskins traded away multiple draft picks to the St. Louis Rams for the chance to select Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, expectations have been sky hi
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  • ExtremeSkins Gallery: Redskins-Bucs

    ExtremeSkins Gallery: Redskins-Bucs

    redskins.com Oct 1, 2012
      Your eye on the Redskins sidelines was there with his camera ready to go in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. ExtremeSkins.com’s Brian Murphy was patrolling the sidelines and got several great shots of the game that you can’t find e
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  • Alfred Morris, the 'other' Redskins rookie

    Alfred Morris, the 'other' Redskins rookie

    ESPN.com redskins.com Oct 1, 2012
    When I got up this morning, I figured my Monday post on the Washington Redskins would be about Robert Griffin III. Made sense. Another huge game, his first fourth-quarter comeback, poise, excitement, yada, yada, yada... But then I thought I might want t…
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  • Robert Griffin III’s headset malfunctioned on winning drive

    Robert Griffin III’s headset malfunctioned on winning drive

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    There wasn’t been much about the first three weeks of Robert Griffin III’s NFL career to make the Redskins think twice about their decision to pony up a hefty sum to trade up for his rights in the draft and they didn’t get any reason to start doing
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  • Swaggy Baker Up To His Old Tricks

    Swaggy Baker Up To His Old Tricks

    redskins.com Oct 1, 2012
    Click to view slideshow. In case you weren’t aware, a hard-fought football game at the NFL level really takes a lot out of a man. So, it’s quite common for the players to catch a much-needed nap after one of those hard-fought games. Redskins defensive
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Diamond Studs 03:34

    Mint Condition: Diamond Studs

    Oct 1
    Michele Steele is joined by Panini hobby marketing manager Tracy Hackler to discuss diamond-embedded cards and other highlights of 2012 Panini Momentum Football.
  • Video - Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris looks to carry momentum into Week 5 04:28

    Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris looks to carry momentum into Week 5

    Oct 1
    Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris joins "Around the League" to discuss his early season success, head coach Mike Shanahan and quarterback Robert Griffin III.
  • Video - Best Team In The NFC East 00:42

    Best Team In The NFC East

    Oct 1
    Merril Hoge is ready to tentatively name the Eagles the best team in the NFC East.
  • Video - GameDay: Redskins vs Buccaneers highlights 01:51

    GameDay: Redskins vs Buccaneers highlights

    Oct 1
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III leads his team down the field in the final minute to set up a game-winning field goal against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Redskins won 24-22 to improve to 2-2 on the season.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…

    Oct 1
    The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…