Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?
All-Pro defensive back Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks is confident in his abilities on and off the field. In a recent tongue-lashing he gave popular television host Skip Bayless, Sherman took his trolling ways to the master of the trolling art in a verbal battle for the ages.
Four days after the Washington Redskins suffered a grimacing playoff loss, Mayor Vincent Gray is honoring his bet and flying a Seattle flag in the District.
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Robert Griffin III will see Dr. James Andrews to assess the severity of the knee injury he suffered in the team’s 24-14 playoff loss to the Seahawks Sunday.
As the Washington Redskins awaited word on Robert Griffin III’s health, teammates defended the rookie quarterback’s decision to keep playing after reinjuring his right knee.
Shortly before Robert Griffin III led the Washington Redskins to the team’s first home playoff game in 13 years, an ESPN commentator who questioned the quarterback’s standing as a black man made his first on-air comments since his suspension.
Either way, a rookie quarterback was going to make it to the second round of the playoffs. The losing team would go home disappointed, but with the knowledge that its rookie did more than enough to prove that bright days are ahead.
Sunday began with so much promise for the Redskins. Robert Griffin III led Washington offense to touchdowns on their first two possessions and whipped the largest postseason crowd in team history into a frenzy. And then it all went south.
The Washington Redskins will have left guard Kory Lichtensteiger and safety DeJon Gomes available Sunday as they take on the Seattle Seahawks in their first home playoff contest since 1999.
How convenient. Those who can’t decide between Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson are literally getting a playoff.