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.
What perhaps stuck out most about Robert Griffin III's NFL debut was that he never looked like a rookie. Bright lights, big stadium in New Orleans and the Washington Redskins starting quarterback oozed the poise of a veteran.
Robert Griffin III felt good enough to attend something called a Rookie Success Program meeting Monday morning and seemed, by all accounts, to be doing just fine on the day after suffering his first NFL concussion.
Before Robert Griffin III could seize the moment in Tampa on Sunday evening, there had to be a moment for him to seize. Washington Redskins veteran quarterback Rex Grossman knew that. So when Griffin's nerves tensed as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lined up to kick a go-ahead field goal in the final two minutes, Grossman steered Griffin toward it.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon was inactive for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams because of a right foot injury.