The mere fact that he is starting at all, unlike Goff, is great in itself. It shows that the Eagles picked a guy with a high football IQ, great physical attributes, and someone who doesn’t wilt under the pressures of facing NFL defenses as a rookie.
Well, Hue’s summer long project in RG III came to an abrupt conclusion last Sunday, as Griffin sustained a shoulder injury that will cause him to miss significant time. It appears that many in the Browns organization see this as a blessing in disguise.
The Minnesota Vikings‘ star, who won the MVP last season when he rushed for 2,097 yards — 9 shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season record — after he underwent reconstructive knee surgery, offered a reminder that he wasn’t himself at the start of the season, either.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spent the summer telling everyone how good his surgically repaired knee felt, how he’d be ready to play in the season opener and how he always thought he could be doing more. But he never claimed his knee was 100 percent, only close to it.
Robert Griffin III’s play in his youthful career has not just changed the recent ill-fate of a franchise in need, but also shaped an NFL season, its future seasons to follow, and left a mark on an evolving position. Robert Griffin III’s rookie campaign, which included 4,015 total yards, 27 total TD’s and 5 INT’s can be examined by the Washington Redskins winning their first NFC East title since 1999 and RG3 capturing the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, but, it can also but examined on a much broader spectrum.
Early Monday, Robert Griffin III thought he’d be returning to full-team work by Tuesday. Instead, it will now happen Wednesday thanks to a change in Tuesday’s schedule.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III said Thursday “without a doubt” that he expects to be fully recovered from knee surgery and in uniform when the Washington Redskins open training camp July 25 in Richmond, Va.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III not only ended the year with the best selling jersey in the league, more of his No. 10 jerseys were sold in the NFL this fiscal year than any jersey in league history.
Robert Griffin III said in a statement released to ESPN on Tuesday that his goal is to return Week 1 but only if he’s healthy.
Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is “doing good” and he will be ready to play next season.