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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

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

Redskins QB Griffin, Chiefs QB Cassel injured Sunday

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Chiefs QB Matt Cassel left their respective games on Sunday with head injuries.

Redskins' run game thriving for many reasons

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Redskins have found answers across the board that have made their rushing attack one of the most potent in the NFL.

Redskins QB Griffin, Patriots DE Jones named Rookies of the Month

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The NFL named Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Patriots DE Chandler Jones the Rookies of the Month for September.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Falcons defense

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Falcons' defense will have its hands full with another dual-threat quarterback after struggling against Cam Newton in Week Four.

Rookie Meter: Zuerlein's leg demands respect

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Rams PK Greg Zuerlein has been exceptional this season, and his huge Week Four performance got him on this week's Rookie Meter.

Week Four fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy QB tips, Matt Schaub should explode, Christian Ponder is a sleeper and you may want a backup plan for Michael Vick.

Rookie Meter: Wilson's career off to a wild start

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's Hail Mary touchdown throw set off a firestorm on Tuesday, but in the end, it's Wilson's second win.

NFL Links: Cutler should learn from Rodgers

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Jay Cutler should learn from Aaron Rodgers' off-field behavior, the Redskins must keep RG3 healthy and Reggie Bush keeps turning heads.

Griffin's load gets heavier with defensive injuries

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Replacing Adam Carriker and Brian Orakpo won't just fall on Redskins defenders — RG3 will be asked to pick up more of the slack, fairly or not.

Rookie Meter: First-year wideouts taking it slow

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
The 2012 class of rookie receivers, led by Justin Blackmon, is off to a slow start, unlike last year's crop which included Julio Jones and A.J. Green.

NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford over RG3 was the right choice, the Green Bay defense makes a statement and the Giants lose a treasured mustache.

RG3 gets NFC Player of the Week honors

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, Buccaneers DB Ronde Barber and Vikings PK Blair Walsh were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Week One highest scoring opening week in NFL history

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Several records were set in Week One, according to the NFL, with the 791 points scored being the most ever scored on Kickoff Weekend.

Rookie Meter: RG3 steals the show to move ahead of Luck

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The jockeying between the top two picks of April’s draft, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, will go on all year, but RG3 stole the show in Week One.

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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