Robert Griffin III
Nearly a year after being fired by the Washington Redskins, Mike Shanahan continues to be rewarded from RGIII’s rookie season, thanks to seeds delicately sown long ago.
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After weeks of rumors, it appears the Redskins are keeping the band together. But that core of RG3, Jay Gruden and Bruce Allen must improve next year, or major changes will come, Rick Snider writes.
John-Paul Flaim of The Sports Junkies writes a horrible RG3-themed adaptation of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”; sings it badly on live television.
Robert Griffin III will start the season finale against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at FedEx Field, but that does not mean Redskins coach Jay Gruden regrets benching his young quarterback.
Mike Shanahan says RG3 still possesses the “type of ability” required to become a franchise quarterback, although he’ll need to commit to the film room “like he’s never done before.”
The Philadelphia Eagles are on the brink of elimination from the playoff race after a 27-24 loss to the Washington Redskins on Saturday.
If RG3’s days in Washington are nearing an end, he won’t have to look far to find a coach that appreciates his talent.
The ultimate showdown between Jay Gruden and Redskins owner Dan Snyder is still likely on the horizon, Jason Reid says: “I think he will lose, because Dan Snyder is not ready to give up on Robert Griffin III.”
With only two games in their 2014 season, here are the five biggest storylines heading into Saturday’s Redskins-Eagles matchup (AKA DeSean Jackson Revenge Tour: Part 2).