Robert Griffin III
In light of the reported benching of Robert Griffin III, Jason Reid of The Washington Post is airing out some dirty laundry from years past.
The Redskins are reportedly planning to bench RG3 in favor of Colt McCoy on Sunday in Indianapolis, Adam Schefter reports for ESPN, citing a team source.
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Bill Cowher encourages the Redskins to be “very careful about making a rash decision” about Robert Griffin III when he still has another year on his contract.
Jay Gruden says the Redskins have “every intent” to start Robert Griffin III Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, although he wouldn’t outright dismiss the possibility of benching him, either.
Former NFL linebacker Bart Scott scolded RGIII and commended Jay Gruden for calling him out, ahead of the Redskins loss to the 49ers on Sunday: “It’s about time somebody cracked the whip on this kid.”
The Redskins resorted to trickery early in their loss to the 49ers, with receiver Pierre Garcon attempting a pass to DeSean Jackson. Garcon wasn’t very happy about it after the game.
SNIDER: It’s time to bench Robert Griffin III. There’s nothing more to see from the Washington Redskins quarterback.
The Junkies came to a collective realization Monday morning about the reality of Robert Griffin III’s status as the Redskins starting quarterback.
In the end, it just was not enough. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III played better than he did against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week.