More than a few times Robert Griffin III has scared Washington Redskins fans by remaining on the ground after a hit. When he didn't get up Sunday and it was clear he took a shoulder to the head, the fear became a reality.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon was inactive for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams because of a right foot injury.
Obviously the Washington Redskins hope it won't come to that Sunday, but if quarterback Robert Griffin III suffers any kind of injury, another rookie will have to take his place.
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As players filed out of the Washington Redskins locker room Wednesday night after the team's 30-3 victory over Tampa Bay — and into some uncertain futures — the overriding emotion was hope. That was especially true among a group of wide receivers whose position battle was the Redskins' most competitive this summer.
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Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins put up fabulous numbers against Chicago on Saturday night: 18 of 23 passing for 264 yards, three touchdowns and a passer rating of 154.1. However, the negative elements of his performance resonate just as strongly in his mind.