Robert Griffin III
Rookie quarterback Tommy Rees and veteran safety Jose Gumbs were among four players waived by the Washington Redskins on Saturday to make room for new players.
The newest Washington Redskins running back isn’t going to let anybody lay a hand on Robert Griffin III, his longtime friend.
The Cleveland Browns apparently made a hard trade offer to the Redskins for quarterback Kirk Cousins, ahead of selecting Johnny Manziel 22nd overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, according to Jason La Canfora.
Robert Griffin III’s presence at Verizon Center Sunday night excited fans who otherwise would have left Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals disappointed.
The knee is fine, so Robert Griffin III didn’t need to do jumping jacks this year at the annual draft day party inside the Washington Redskins stadium. He jogged to the podium, saluted the fans and had to stop his remarks because they wouldn’t stop chanting “R-G-3!”
Robert Griffin III will join Redskins teammates and alumni for the team’s annual Draft Day Party, a free for fans, at FedExField on Saturday.
Joe Theismann is both honored and a little saddened that he still has amassed more passing yards than any other Washington Redskins quarterback in history.
Joe Theismann said RGIII should make the most out of his second chance at his second year in the NFL.
“Congrats to the NBA and Commissioner Silver showing great leadership,” Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III tweeted after Silver’s announcement of Donald Sterling’s punishment for making racist remarks.
RGIII became a two-sport athlete of sorts when he served as the pace car driver at Saturday night’s NASCAR race.