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Robert Griffin III - #10 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 217 lbs.
Birthday 02/12/1990
Birthplace Okinawa, Ja
College Baylor
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 1st round, 2nd pick by Redskins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
102.4 3200 20

RG3: 'I'll be ready'

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is improving and he will "be ready" to play. It's just a matter of when.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Dixon's 'Kaepernicking' routine helping Ravens

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Dennis Dixon, who ran a read-option offense at Oregon, is playing the role of 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick this week in practice.

Insider: Kaepernick faster than any other NFL QB

Posted Jan. 20, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says Colin Kaepernick is a more dangerous player than both Robert Griffin III and Cam Newton.

RG3 wins PFW/PFWA Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
After turning in an electric debut season, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was voted PFW/PFWA's Rookie of the Year.

PFW/PFWA 2012 All-Rookie team

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Terrific campaigns, including several record-setting showings, were turned in by members of the 2012 PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team.

Griffin undergoes surgery on ACL, LCL

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on his knee to repair his ACL and LCL, the Redskins confirmed.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Rookie quarterbacks crashing playoff party

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
With three rookies QBs in the playoffs this season, and one still alive, we a historical look at how first-year passers have fared in the postseason.

Griffin to get second opinion, MRI on Tuesday

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan spoke to the media and said QB Robert Griffin III will get a second opinion and a new MRI on his knee on Tuesday.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

Rookie Meter: RG3, Kuechly lead historic rookie class

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Records fell left and right with this rookie class, and in the end, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Panthers LB Luke Kuechly stood above the rest.

Sorting out NFL hardware debate

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 8:43 a.m. ET
Hub Arkush offers arguments for voters to consider regarding the MVP, Comeback Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards.

2013 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl rosters

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Here are the rosters for the Pro Bowl, to be played on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu.

Rookie Meter: Three-QB race for the ages

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Russell Wilson, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III head into Week 17 neck and neck and neck for the Rookie of the Year award.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says RGIII is "ahead of schedule" in his return from knee surgery.||||||| Shanahan, speaking at the NFL owners meeting on Wednesday, said that when Griffin comes back, he must learn how to protect himself in the face of the fierce defenses in the NFL. Once Griffin does come back, Shanahan says the young quarterback needs to learn to slide and throw the ball away to avoid the big hits that lead to injuries.
Posted Feb. 02, 2013
Griffin III did not show a hint of a limp while walking up and down the red carpet before accepting The Associated Press 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award Saturday night.||||||| Tough to tell the Washington Redskins quarterback had surgery to repair two ligaments in his right knee less than a month ago. "It's truly a blessing ... to be able to stand, first and foremost," Griffin said. Speaking to the media for the first time since his Jan. 9 operation, the man known as RG3 said he's aiming to return to action at the start of next season.
Posted Jan. 11, 2013
The NFL players' union does not plan a formal investigation into how the Washington Redskins medical staff handled Robert Griffin III's knee injury. The NFL Players Association said Friday that they were satisfied with a report received from the Redskins detailing the procedures used by team physician James Andrews and other staff on the sidelines.||||||| Griffin had reconstructive ACL surgery Wednesday after reinjuring his right knee in Sunday's playoff loss to Seattle. He also strained a ligament in the knee last month against Baltimore.
Posted Jan. 09, 2013
Griffin underwent reconstructive knee surgery Wednesday and faces a challenging rehab if he is to return for the start of next season. The Washington Redskins quarterback had his lateral collateral ligament repaired and his ACL in his right knee reconstructed for a second time. The surgery was performed in Florida by orthopedist James Andrews, who was optimistic that Griffin would be back on the field this fall.||||||| Griffin tore the ACL in the same knee in 2009 while playing for Baylor, which could slow the recovery time from his latest injury. University of Maryland head team physician Craig Bennett said football players typically need seven to 11 months to return from a second ACL reconstruction, but that it often takes up to a year for the ligament to be fully healed.
Posted Jan. 08, 2013
A person familiar with the situation says Griffin III will have surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his right knee. The person said Griffin has a torn lateral collateral ligament and that the surgery will also determine whether he also has damaged the ACL.||||||| A torn LCL would require a rehabilitation period of several months, possibly extending into training camp and the start of next season. A torn ACL is a more severe injury, typically requiring nine to 12 months of recovery. Griffin reinjured the knee in Sunday's playoff loss to Seattle.

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