Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hugged his mother, Jacqueline, as sister Dejon (left) and father Robert Griffin Jr. looked on after an exhibition game in August. Family interaction always was stressed in the Griffin household. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hugged his mother, Jacqueline, as sister Dejon (left) and father Robert Griffin Jr. looked on after an exhibition game in August. Family interaction always was stressed in the Griffin household. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)