Griffin III did what he was trained to do, as did the men who let him do it. Why can’t misfortune be enough? Why can’t we just leave it to the football gods? Because we’re too busy being gods ourselves.
When the red-hot Seahawks take on the equally scorching Redskins on Sunday afternoon in our nation’s capital the world will get to see the most fascinating QB battle in recent memory.
It’s a new generation that has Washington atop the NFC East for the first time this millennium.
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These three are notable players already, and RGIII is on the cusp of greatness. By this time next year, they may be challenging Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady for the top three spots among quarterbacks in the NFL.
The Thanksgiving stage can be a great place for an NFL player to announce his presence. Hello, RGIII.
Victor Cruz had seven catches for 131 yards, including a 77-yard TD on a post that won the game with 1:13 left. And midway through the third quarter, Joseph jarred the ball free from RB Alfred Morris at the Giants’ 39 with the score tied at 13.
Robert Griffin III scrambles. He executes the option. He has a whole package of other designed runs. One has to wonder whether even the Giants’ rejuvenated group can handle him.
Bill Belichick chased after and made contact with a replacement official after the Patriots’ Sunday night loss.
The Denver Broncos are no longer aggressively pursuing Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh for their vacant head coaching position. New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell will interview for the position on Sunday.
The Washington Redskins showed they can win without Albert Haynesworth and Donovan McNabb. And without Clinton Portis, or any of the other 13 players on IR. Everyone gets one final shot at making game-day impressions Sunday when Washington hosts the New York Giants.
Nothing is straightforward about Donovan McNabb these days. It turns out the $40 million he is supposed to be guaranteed in his new contract could turn out to be a mere $3.5 million.
It’s perilous for a New York sportswriter to babble about a hated player who played for two hated teams. But one question needs to be answered.
Albert Haynesworth vs. Mike Shanahan. This one’s going into overtime. Haynesworth fired first, breaking a week of silence after Saturday night’s 23-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.