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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

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Griffin shines as Redskins down Saints

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III began his NFL career by connecting on 19-of-26 passes for 320 yards and two TDs, as the Redskins beat the Saints, 40-32.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Saints MLB Curtis Lofton

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
In Thursday’s key matchup, PFW’s Eric Edholm focuses on the battle between Robert Griffin III and Curtis Lofton in Sunday’s Redskins-Saints game.

Week One matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In the season debut of “Exploit or Avoid,” we give you five players who should thrive in Week One — and five who could struggle.

Rookie Meter: Luck vs. RG3 begins

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The careers of Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III will be measured against one another, starting this season, as they battle for Rookie of the Year.

Fantasy Roundtable: Rookie QBs, Saints RBs and more

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
To take Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III? The PFW staff weighs in on this and a handful of other fantasy-football issues in our latest "roundtable" chat.

Chalk this up as knowledge for Redskins' Griffin

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III needed a rough game like Saturday loss to the Bears. He says he can take something positive away from it.

Redskins rookie RGIII displays Spider-Man, Hulk

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Redskins opened their locker room to reporters for the first time Tuesday, revealing an RGIII cubbyhole with six figurines, including Spider-Man and the Hulk.

Haslett's future with Redskins still undetermined

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett might need another strong season in D.C. to ensure his return in 2013.

RG3 can rev up Redskins' running backs, too

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The presence of QB Robert Griffin III should have a tangible effect on the Redskins' run game this season.

Tough reads on these five fantasy players

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Here are five fantasy players whose value entering the 2012 season can be very tough to figure out.

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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