Robert Griffin III
Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton had a brutally harsh opinion about Robert Griffin III’s future in the National Football League.
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio isn’t buying the idea that the Redskins have moved on from the Robert Griffin III era in Washington.
Robert Griffin III doesn’t coach, select the roster or play defense, and he can’t instantly cure the injuries. If nothing else, his removal from the equation reinforces how much is wrong with the Washington Redskins.
While the names of the people and opponents involved may have changed, the principles and merit behind Chad Dukes’ classic Redskins rant in 2010 may still be just as relevant four years later.
Colt McCoy’s three touchdowns and nearly 400 yards in a 49-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday shows this team’s collapse is about more than the quarterback.
Griffin was supposed to be the franchise quarterback and looked like it in a thrilling rookie season in 2012. But nothing has been the same since.
Robert Griffin III trudged out of the team’s practice bubble on Thanksgiving Day, most of his teammates already back in the warm locker room at Redskins Park. A small group of reporters waited for him outside.
The sample size is small: A game and a half and two wins to his name. But when a team has only won three games total this late in the season that is enough.
It was time. Redskins coach Jay Gruden evaluated the film and decided that Colt McCoy gives him the best chance of winning this weekend against the Indianapolis Colts.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden has made his decision. Colt McCoy will be his quarterback on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.