Robert Griffin III
The saying goes that defense wins championships, but there is no more important relationship in sports than that of an NFL coach and his quarterback.
The dynamic between Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan was again on display Wednesday at Redskins Park as they each were asked to describe their quarterback-coach relationship.
The media circus surrounding the benching of Robert Griffin would be astronomical. But there is always a media circus waltzing around Redskins Park, so what would change?
The naysayers who claim that Griffin has regressed as a pocket passer may want to rethink that notion, as Griffin’s strides were evident against the Giants. Robert Griffin also added 88 yards rushing on only 12 carries and was certainly the best player on the field for Washington.
Including a pair of Super Bowls apiece, Mike Shanahan and Tom Coughlin have won a combined 345 games as head coaches in the NFL.
The Redskins and Giants will likely both finish under .500 in the same season for the first time since 2004.
Robert Griffin III finds himself battered and beaten both on-and-off of the field. Defensive linemen have assaulted his body, while fans and media have assassinated his character.
Following Monday’s drubbing, Santana Moss was asked whether Robert Griffin III still had the support of the locker room.
On a miserable Tuesday for Redskins nation, this is how the DC football team grades out after being handled by San Francisco on Monday night.
Robert Griffin III did not address the report until after Monday’s loss with his father looking on during his postgame press conference.