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Robert Griffin III could be ready by the start of training camp, but during OTAs, Kirk Cousins has the chance to prepare like he'll be the guy next season.
White, the 44th-overall draft pick in 2009, has been out of football since he suffered a severe concussion against on Jan. 3, 2010 while playing for Miami. The Redskins have given him an opportunity to restart his career after a hiatus to pursue professional baseball.
Robert Griffin III stood behind the end zone inside the Washington Redskins' indoor practice facility Wednesday morning, pulled up his right pants leg and fiddled with that darned brace on his right knee.
The quarterback position is the most exalted in American sports. No other attracts such attention, scrutiny and adulation. It's a function of football's popularity and the nature of the game. The quarterback handles the ball on every play. His decision-making and execution directly correlate to his team's success.
Robert Griffin III sat at his locker, still wearing his gold game pants, and tried to piece together the NFL's complex playoff puzzle. Next to him, Rex Grossman slid a bright blue tie around his neck. Griffin and Grossman wondered aloud whether the Washington Redskins' heart-stopping 27-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday was enough to qualify them for the playoffs.
All you can do is laugh when your team goes 20 years without stable, high-quality quarterbacking -- and then suddenly finds itself with two QBs to get excited about.
Robert Griffin III wanted to play.
Don Cousins stood in the front row of Cleveland Browns Stadium and leaned over the wall to greet his son. Throughout Kirk Cousins' football career, Don has embraced the brilliance of a shared moment anytime another dream is realized. So the pride beamed from Don's face as Kirk approached, victorious and smiling.
Robert Griffin III won't be running wild or throwing passes for the Redskins. He can only watch them.
Robert Griffin III's sprained right knee will keep him out of the starting lineup Sunday when the Washington Redskins visit the Cleveland Browns in a game with vital playoff implications.
Robert Griffin III moved better on his sprained right knee at practice Thursday, apparently improving his chances of playing in the Washington Redskins' game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Robert Griffin III's knee is looking better.
Bears defenders have been running off the field for a half-century now and yelling the same thing at their offensive teammates.
It's almost like Chris Cooley has been on the Physically Unable to Perform List for the first seven weeks of the season. Except, of course, that he was willing and able to perform; the Washington Redskins simply preferred other tight ends -- temporarily -- and released him in training camp.
Robert Griffin III trudged off the field alone late Sunday afternoon. All but one of his Washington Redskins teammates had disappeared into the locker room after the New York Giants ripped out their collective heart in the cruelest fashion.
"I'm excited to be back," Grossman said. "Anytime you're on a positive team with good things going — and I have a lot of fun being in the building and competing in practice and doing all the things that are required — it's a lot more fun than a lot of places, especially when you're not playing a lot."