Robert Griffin III
The way the Washington quarterback goes about his on-field business not only puts him in danger of ruining his career from the waist down, but ruining his life from the neck up.
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.
It would be hard for anyone to downplay what the Seattle Seahawks are now capable of heading forward. On Sunday they pretty much defended their well-deserved reputation as the team that nobody wants to face.
Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards in Seattle’s 24-14 playoff victory over the Washington Redskins.
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.
What’s notable for the Giants is that Eli Manning is not going to the Pro Bowl and there can be no argument that he was jobbed, the voting was a sham or an injustice has been done.
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Counted out by their own coach six weeks ago, the Washington Redskins and Robert Griffin III are on the brink of their first division title in 13 years.
“My question, which is just a straight honest question: is he a brother, or is he a cornball brother?” Parker asked Thursday on ESPN’s “First Take.”
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.
In some ways the rematch with the Washington Redskins turned out to be a reverse of their first meeting. The Giants will be looking hard in the mirror after this one, as they were penalized nine times for 73 yards.
Coach Tom Coughlin and his players have experienced the phenom known as RGIII — and they escaped in Week 7, winning 27-23. But the Washington Redskins no longer have that element of surprise on their side.
The New York Giants present a good test case. On Monday, they become the first team to face Griffin a second time.
Phillips practiced on a limited basis Friday for the Monday night game against Washington and expects to play.