Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon spoke candidly last week making it known that his offense, “sucks at passing.” Garcon is emerging as a verbal leader this season, and his comments may have lit a fire under Robert Griffin III who had his best game of the season.
They question if Robert Griffin III has the makeup to be a franchise quarterback. And some raise the question on whether Griffin can be considered a draft day bust.
DeAngelo Hall kept things up against Denver, intercepting two passes from Peyton Manning, and of course returning one of those to the house. Hall’s touchdown added him to the history books as the first Redskin defender to score three touchdowns in a season.
After 16 years of playing quarterback in the National Football League, one could easily make the assumption that Peyton Manning can’t be rattled. That assumption however, would be incorrect.
Griffin may already be the best dual-threat quarterback to ever play professional football. And that’s not an opinion if you allow the statistics to do the talking.
The Bears defense has acknowledged that Robert Griffin III –although not the same as last season– is still very dynamic and will present a great challenge to their young defense.
For many years Redskins fans found it easy to blame former special teams coach Danny Smith for all of their troubles. But now Smith’s value to the team is clearly evident as this year’s unit is unlike anything that we have seen in some time.
If the NFL has borrowed anything from the NBA, it’s the concept that a league generates more revenue when fans can identify with star players. Subsequently, the NFL has created an illusion that the position of quarterback trumps all other positions on the field.
The Washington Redskins are currently in turmoil, and it doesn’t all have to do with their lackluster play and record so far this season. Their longtime nickname is the subject of conversation for even some of the biggest world names, and it is turning into a battle of words and suggestions.
You laugh now, but there was a time, very recently, when it was a debate. There was a time, when we thought the kid had commandeered the throne. There was a time when, when we thought it was the dawn of one empire, and the dusk of another.