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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

Quarterback injuries mar terrific matchups

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Week 11 has some gems on the schedule, but many marred by potential QB injuries. Here's a look at the slate as we head for the final third of the season.

For RG3, Redskins' bye comes at good time

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
The Redskins will use the bye week to keep Robert Griffin III sharp and find ways to continue making him effective.

Rookie Meter: Records fall, Luck rises

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Week Nine was a banner week for rookies Andrew Luck and Doug Martin, who both move up in the Rookie Meter after record-breaking days.

Rookie QBs shine while 2011 class mired in slump

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush analyzes the QB classes from the past two NFL drafts.

A Santana revival: Moss and RG3 are a 'Smooth' combination

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice says that Robert Griffin III has made Redskins WR Santana Moss a viable fantasy starter again.

Rookie Meter: Browns, Bucs getting big impact from rookie class

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Browns and Buccaneers are among the teams getting the most significant contributions from their rookie classes.

NFL Links: Luck more impressive than RG3?

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Andrew Luck is still better than RG3, Wade Phillips has the Texans' pass rush humming and Chiefs fans are feeling neglected.

MVP Meter: When candidates collide

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
With the Redskins leading 23-20 and a minute and a half to play Sunday at MetLife stadium, it looked like the student had become the teacher, at least for one day.

Rookie Meter: Could a rookie DB end the drought?

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
It hasn’t been easy for a defensive back to win Defensive Rookie of the Year, but there are some candidates in 2012.

Chudzinski, Wannstedt not making proper adjustments

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Carolina's Rob Chudzinski and Buffalo's Dave Wannstedt are struggling to adjust; Adrian Peterson's incredible season; and more from Week Seven.

League fines Bills, Redskins for injury-reporting violations

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Bills and Redskins each $20,000 for violations of the league’s injury-reporting policy.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
The Giants must not blitz too much against a running threat such as Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.

Gordon's big plays a boon to fantasy owners

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice says Browns WR Josh Gordon is showing the ability to become a big-time fantasy scorer.

Rookie Meter: Wilson, Tannehill join rookie QB debate

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Outside Andrew Luck, the class of rookie quarterbacks had a strong Week Six, and Russell Wilson and Ryan Tannehill continue to improve, and win games.

Redskins not changing approach with Griffin

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Redskins say they are not dramatically changing course with Robert Griffin III despite his concussion and repeated hits.

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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