Robert Griffin III RUMORS & NEWS

  • RG3 looks '100 percent healthy'

    USA Today "Robert Griffin III's mechanics are back on point after his footwork lapsed during a miserable 2013 season that ended with the Washington Redskins star quarterback's benching the final five games by fired coach Mike Shanahan. Quarterback guru Terry Shea, who tutored Griffin prior to the 2012..." April 12

  • RGIII says he’s still wearing No. 10

    Pro Football Talk "Among the questions that wide receiver DeSean Jackson faced during a Wednesday conference call formally introducing him as a member of the Redskins was one about what jersey number he’d be wearing in 2014. Jackson wore No. 10 with the Eagles, a number that’s been on quarterback Robert Griffin..." April 03

  • RG3: 'Safe to say' he won't wear knee brace in 2014

    CSN Washington "When Robert Griffin III returns to the field next season, the Redskins quarterback intends to do it minus the bulky brace many blamed for blunting his speed and agility in 2013. Griffin confirmed his decision to CSNWashington.com Monday night at the Ed Block Courage Award ceremony. In January,..." March 18

  • RGIII spending this offseason training—not rehabbing

    Sporting News "Word from Washington is that 2014 will feature the Robert Griffin III of 2012. This offseason, the Redskins’ quarterback will work on his game, and not on rehabilitating a surgically repaired knee. Griffin forced his way back onto the field last season and it was clear to anyone paying..." February 11

  • Kyle Shanahan on 2013 with RG3: It will make us both better

    CBSSports.com "The 2013 season wasn't a complete loss for Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, at least according to former Washington offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. During his introductory press conference in Cleveland on Thursday, Shanhan said be believes that the struggles he went through with RG3..." February 08

  • Robert Griffin III is recruiting Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell to Baylor

    Fansided "The Washington Redskins‘ season may be over, but their quarterback Robert Griffin III is staying busy not only getting better for next year, but is also staying active in helping out his alma mater. Tweets have surfaced that seem to suggest RGIII is helping recruit Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus..." January 19

  • RG3 takes to Facebook to defend himself against critics

    CSN Washington "Before the Redskins fired former coach Mike Shanahan following the 2013 season, a series of anonymously sourced reports emerged that attacked quarterback Robert Griffin III's on and off-field personality. Publicly, Shanahan and Griffin refuted the reports, but privately, many believed Shanahan and..." January 13

  • Jay Gruden on RG3: I expect him to prepare and work hard

    Pro Football Talk "At new Washington coach Jay Gruden’s introductory press conference, he stressed the importance of Robert Griffin III putting in the necessary amount of work for a franchise quarterback. “I expect a lot from the starting quarterback,” Gruden said. “I expect him to come in and prepare and work..." January 11

  • Garçon on RG3: 'He's a fun guy'

    CSN Washington "Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon was a guest on NFL Network’s ‘NFL AM’ on Friday morning and opened up on a number of subjects, ranging from his reaction to Jay Gruden’s hiring to Mike Shanahan’s firing and the perception that Robert Griffin III receives preferential treatment inside Redskins..." January 10

  • DeAngelo Hall: Players didn't agree with RGIII's benching

    NFL.com "When former Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan pulled the plug on Robert Griffin III with three games left to play, one of the reported reasons for the benching was an attempt to maintain credibility in the locker room. Was Griffin playing so poorly that teammates no longer believed in..." January 09

  • Griffin truly had no involvement in coaching search

    Pro Football Talk "When new Washington coach Jay Gruden meets the media on Thursday afternoon, he’s sure to be asked whether and to what extent quarterback Robert Griffin III was involved in his interview and other discussions relating to the job. And Gruden is certain to say, “None.” Some believe that the..." January 09

  • Report: RGIII bragged about his influence over Snyder

    Pro Football Talk "So why are the Redskins sensitive about the perception that quarterback Robert Griffin III’s input regarding the coaching hire means he has too much influence over the team? Possibly because perception is reality. According to Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post, Griffin has “bragged to..." January 07

  • Robert Griffin III won’t be involved in coaching search

    SI.com "When speaking about the Redskins’ coaching search on Saturday, Washington backup quarterback Kirk Cousins said Robert Griffin III would “have a lot of input as to who the hire is,” according ESPN’s Adam Schefter. But team spokesman Tony Wyllie told Pro Football Talk that general manager Bruce..." January 05

  • Cousins thinks RG3 will have input on coaching decision

    Pro Football Talk "Anyone wanting to be the next head coach in Washington may have to get a stamp of approval from Robert Griffin III. That’s the word from backup quarterback Kirk Cousins, who said after Mike Shanahan was fired that Griffin and owner Dan Snyder will have input in determining who the next head..." January 04

  • RGIII's Stubbornness and His Father's Interference Bedevil Shanahan, Redskins

    Bleacher Report "In the face of adversity, the Washington Redskins have discovered two things about Robert Griffin III: He is an extremely hardheaded young man, and he has an interfering father. Those dual issues will have a significant impact on owner Daniel Snyder after the season, when he decides what to..." December 17

  • RGIII extremely angry at shutdown by Redskins

    NFL.com "Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III put on a brave face during Wednesday's press conference announcing his benching, but it's now clear that he's more than just confused by coach Mike Shanahan's decision to pull the plug on his season. Appearing on Thursday's edition of "NFL..." December 13

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    Michael Silver @MikeSilver

    What I reported on @nflnetwork TA Pregame: Sources say benching RG3 was a football decision based on poor performance...

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    What a gem just now. Shanahan says he talked to Snyder b/c it's about the QB but "Dan could care less about the other positions."

  • Kirk Cousins, not RG3, to start for Washington in Week 15

    Sporting News "The Washington Redskins will start Kirk Cousins, not Robert Griffin III, at quarterback, according to John Keim. The news comes after reports that the Redskins may try avoiding paying coach Mike Shanahan for the last year of his contract. The team denied reports that the coach nearly departed..." December 11

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    Redskins players have been told Rex Grossman will backup Kirk Cousins on Sunday -- and Robert Griffin III will be inactive.

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Thinking inside Redskins building today is that Shanahan is going w Cousins unless RG3 is able to convince him otherwise

  • Snyder reportedly won't stop Shanahan from shutting down RGIII

    NFL.com "Mike Shanahan raised eyebrows Monday when he told reporters he was considering sitting Robert Griffin III for the rest of the season. The Washington Redskins coach said Griffin was taking too many sacks and reasoned that keeping the quarterback healthy was a priority ahead of the team's..." December 10

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    Shanahan on possibly shelving RG3: "If he did get injured, I’d be very disappointed if he wasn’t there in the offseason.” …This is deep.

  • Shanahan Was Ready To Quit After 2012

    ESPN.com "As speculation mounts about Mike Shanahan's future in Washington, details have emerged about the coach's dissatisfaction with the relationship between owner Dan Snyder and quarterback Robert Griffin III. Disillusioned with the way Snyder was running the organization, Shanahan cleaned out his..." December 08

  • RG3 says he never feared losing job to Cousins

    CSN Washington "If Robert Griffin III rushed back from a major knee injury because he was worried about losing his job to Kirk Cousins, well, that’s news to him. “Me and Kirk have always been good,” Griffin told CSNwashington.com. “That’s not an issue. The way I look at it, hard work, dedication and God’s..." December 06

  • RGIII says, “It takes time to build trust”

    Pro Football Talk "In his first press conference since Mike Wise of the Washington Post reported that tensions between Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and coach Mike Shanahan date back to the misuse of Griffin in January, Griffin addressed the level of trust that has developed between himself and the head..." December 04

  • Is the Redskins' Robert Griffin III looking over his shoulder?

    CSN Washington "Is Robert Griffin III insecure? He almost always expresses great confidence in himself and his teammates on the podium in front of the media. On the field, he usually appears to be the guy in charge. However, we now have some reports coming out that Griffin might not feel very secure in his..." November 30

  • Eli Manning relates to RG III struggles

    ESPN.com "A young quarterback getting picked apart in a large market; it's a familiar tale for New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Which means he can relate to what Robert Griffin III is enduring. It's not just Griffin, as some other young quarterbacks have struggled as well, notably San..." November 29

  • 49ers Ahmad Brooks says RG3 shouldn't play

    CSN Washington "Coming off back-to-back poor performances, and in the midst of a sophomore slump, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has not looked as good this season as he did in his sensational rookie year. And San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks thinks he knows why. Asked about RG3 after the..." November 26

  • Report: RG3 asked coaches to stop showing negative plays on film

    CBSSports.com "No team attracts drama like the Washington Redskins. And the latest bit of rumored drama is a doozy, with Robert Griffin III reportedly asking coaches not to show his negative plays during film sessions. That's the report from Mike Silver of NFL Network, who stirred up the pot Sunday by..." November 24

  • RG3 clears the air with Kyle Shanahan

    CSN Washington "Robert Griffin III approached offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan on Monday to clear the air after his controversial postgame comments in Philadelphia. “You guys make a big deal of it, and understandably so,” Shanahan said Thursday, referring to the media. “I totally understand that, but I try..." November 22

  • Moss: RGIII should “Stand up and say ‘me’ or ‘I’”

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Santana Moss said that he took offense to quarterback Robert Griffin III’s comments about what transpired on the game-losing play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Facing third and one from the Philadelphia 18 with 40 seconds left, Griffin threw an interception in the end..." November 20

  • RG3 on criticism that comes with losing: 'I have tough skin'

    CBSSports.com "Ten months ago, Robert Griffin III was regularly referred to as the most popular man in Washington. Stellar play and winning football tends to have that effect. But through nine games this season, the Redskins are 3-6 and Griffin hasn't been nearly as effective. According to Hall of Famer and..." November 16

  • RGIII: Dealing with pressure hard here, but ‘I’ve got tough skin’

    Washington Post "As he and his teammates have opened the season with a 3-6 record for a second consecutive season, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has come under more scrutiny and drawn more criticism than at any point in his life. Griffin surmises that his job as quarterback both of the..." November 15

  • RG III: I can't take those amount of hits

    ESPN.com "Robert Griffin III knows he’s going to take a lot of hits. He also knows he can avoid at least some of them. As he continues to play the way he did in 2012, willing to run and not avoid contact in certain situations, the hits will add up. Not that Griffin is already wondering how these hits..." November 14

  • RG3's slides are improved but not perfect -- yet

    CSN Washington "Robert Griffin III has done a better job of protecting himself this season, but there’s still some room for improvement, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said. In Thursday’s 34-27 loss to the Vikings, Griffin was sacked four times and hit eight times. What concerned Shanahan most, though, were two..." November 10

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    Chris Russell @Russellmania980

    #Redskins Mike Shanahan says Griffin's knee is sore, but he's fine.

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    Mike Jones @MikeJonesWaPo

    Official word is that Griffin has a left knee injury. They say questionable, but it'd be shocking if he returned at this point.

  • As RG3 runs less, Luck and Wilson run more

    Pro Football Talk "The three rookie quarterbacks who took the NFL by storm last season — Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson — are all excellent athletes who can beat teams with their feet as well as with their arms. But last year, Luck and Wilson were somewhat overlooked as running threats while..." October 26

  • RG3 explains comments on penalties

    CSN Washington "Robert Griffin III spoke with Redskins.com on Friday to further explain comments he made earlier in the week to the media about taking late hit penalties while running out of bounds. RG3 feels he was misinterpreted that he was purposely trying to bait opponents into committing the penalties...." October 19

  • Robert Griffin III says he doesn’t try to draw penalties on sidelines

    Fansided "Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was quoted as saying that he was trying to draw penalties with late hits along the sidelines. Now he is back tracking and saying that isn’t what he said. His words were misconstrued according to him. We’ll let you be the judge. Here is what he..." October 19

  • RG3 ready to keep running against Bears after breakout rushing effort

    Washington Times "Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III knows what propelled him to success as a rookie in the NFL. He understands what has been missing early in a disappointing 2013 season. Now it’s time to get back to it. Griffin ran for 77 yards against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. It was..." October 17

  • Robert Griffin III says he’s ready for breakout following bye week

    Washington Post "The reset button has been hit. The surgically repaired knee feels “great.” The mind is clear and sharp he says. And Robert Griffin III believes he is poised for a breakout. The rival Dallas Cowboys welcome Griffin and the Redskins to Texas on Sunday. It was at that site last season where..." October 12

  • Garcon says Griffin is ‘a lot different’ as a player than last season

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Pierre Garcon said Monday that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is “obviously” not completely healthy and is “a lot different” as a player than he was last season as a rookie. For a second straight week Garcon spoke candidly about Griffin’s play as the..." September 23

  • Adrian Peterson has advice for RGIII

    Washington Post "Adrian Peterson who set the new standard by which recovery from devastating knee injuries is measured took a moment Thursday to offer his take on how well Robert Griffin III is doing. The Washington Redskins quarterback who underwent knee surgery in January may have struggled in his first two..." September 20

  • Robert Griffin III suggests that he needs to use his legs more

    ESPN.com "Robert Griffin III said the Washington Redskins' offense needs a spark. And he knows where it can come from: his legs. "I can run more" Griffin said. After running nine times in the first two games none on designed runs or off the zone read-option Griffin is ready for..." September 19

  • Garcon: Knee brace slowing down RG3

    ESPN.com "Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon pointed out what others outside the organization have said the past two weeks -- Robert Griffin III is not himself. "Robert obviously can't run as fast as he did last year because of his knee brace and his knee" Garcon told ESPN980 Radio on..." September 18

  • Redskins need a dynamic RG III

    ESPN.com "Robert Griffin III said the right things pointing out how he has to be better. He said he’ll be the hard-ass if that’s what others on the team want and that he’ll run when the opportunity presents itself. That’s great. This ugly 0-2 start courtesy of a 38-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers is..." September 16

  • RG3′S mechanics a cause for concern

    Pro Football Talk "When Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III stepped on the field for the first time since blowing out his knee in January he looked like a guy whose recovery is still a work in progress rather than a player who is all the way back. That’s the word from former NFL quarterback Ron Jaworski who..." September 14

  • RG III's knee brace can be exposed

    ESPN.com "The NFL told Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III that his knee brace doesn't need to be covered up unlike what he said they had told him during Monday night's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. An NFL spokesman called it a miscommunication which is what Griffin said he had been..." September 11

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