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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

Redskins, Colts ride winning mojo beyond numbers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Colts have talented rookie quarterbacks, but their winning formulas extend beyond that.

Friday's 60-second rant: RG3 is Browns' missing piece

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With a talented roster lacking a quality QB, the Browns could have been set for years if they had succeeded in nabbing Robert Griffin III.

Rookie Meter: No real busts, but some rookies fell short

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Many rookies have met or exceeded their expectations, but some players, for a variety of reasons, fell short in terms of production.

Redskins announce Cousins to start Sunday

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Saturday evening that rookie Kirk Cousins will be the starting quarterback in the team’s Week 15 game against the Browns.

Report: Griffin limited to individual drills during practice

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Redskins listed QB Robert Griffin III as questionable, and Kirk Cousins reportedly took the first-team reps this week.

Only a knee sprain for Redskins QB Griffin

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced that QB Robert Griffin III did not suffer major ligament damage, only a knee sprain.

Foles, Cousins join in on rookie QB fun

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Kirk Cousins and Nick Foles are the two latest rookie-QB phenomenons; plus, are Norv Turner, Ron Rivera and Andy Reid too late?

MVP Meter: Rookie QBs in the running

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Two rookie signalcallers — Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson — are among our top 10 candidates on this week’s MVP Meter.

Rookie Meter: Overshadowed Wilson shows depth of rookie class

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's season would be Rookie of the Year-worthy in most seasons, but he still is overshadowed by Luck and Griffin.

Redskins QB Griffin, Bucs LB David named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Buccaneers LB Lavonte David were named the Rookies of the Month for November.

Week 12 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, J.J. Watt and T.Y. Hilton as its Players of the Week.

Redskins manage their flaws with booming confidence

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Following Robert Griffin II's lead, the confident Redskins are suddenly back in the playoff race.

RG3, Smith, Bailey named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, 49ers OLB Aldon Smith and Cowboys PK Dan Bailey were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week 11.

Road teams come in hungry on Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
As we’ve hit the home stretch, we’ll slim down the number of games and take a look at only the most important stuff that pertains to Week 12.

RG3 the next rookie QB to start on Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III is set to become the eighth rookie QB to start on Thanksgiving Day since 1992.

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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