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  • Redskins QB Griffin target of extortion

    A former Baylor basketball player is facing federal extortion charges for allegedly threatening to release "derogatory information" about Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III.


  • Quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Heisman Trophy winner last season at Baylor, was taken by the Redskins with the second overall pick in April after Washington made a blockbuster trade with St. Louis. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Ex-Baylor hoops walk-on tried to extort Griffin, records show

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was the target of an alleged extortion attempt by a former walk-on on Baylor's basketball team, according to multiple reports and court records.


  • Washington Redskins new assistant coach Raheem Morris throws the ball during NFL football practice at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Redskins secondary is of primary importance to Raheem Morris

    Most people at minicamp look forward to watching rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III complete the kind of showy touchdown passes that attracted the Redskins to him in the first place.


  • Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III works during a drill during an organized team activity at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va, on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    RGIII takes his health in his hands when he's off and running

    There will be times this autumn, and many other instances in the years to come, when an entire fan base holds its breath watching Robert Griffin III. The exalted franchise quarterback of the Washington Redskins will tuck the football under his arm and race beyond the line of scrimmage into harm's way.


  • Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman (8) knows he is the backup to rookie Robert Griffin III (10) but prepares as if the call will come for him to return to the lineup. He also serves as a mentor to rookie Kirk Cousins and second-year pro Jonathan Crompton. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Redskins' Grossman staying ready for when he's called

    At 31, Rex Grossman has come to accept his role in Washington. He signed a one-year deal in mid-March knowing that the team almost certainly would select a quarterback with the second overall pick in the April draft. But that doesn't make it any easier to watch a 22-year-old rookie take your job.


  • Rookie Robert Griffin III will be firing passes to new Redskins receivers Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan, both signed as free agents.  (Andrew Harnik/The Washington TImes)

    DALY: Shanahan all in for Redskins' overhaul

    After the linemen had traipsed off to the showers Thursday — their second week of OTAs in the books — the rest of the Washington Redskins engaged in some 7-on-7 action in the red zone. And a spirited competition it was, too. At one point, when Robert Griffin III, with no rush to worry about, took his sweet time finding an open receiver for a touchdown, secondary coach Raheem Morris pleaded, "Can we get a shot clock?"


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    Shanahan OK after being leveled during drill

    Coach Mike Shanahan was involved in an on-field collision with cornerback Brandyn Thompson during Monday's organized team activity inside the Redskins' indoor practice facility.


  • Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III talks with receiver Santana Moss (89) as players go through a drill at Redskins Park. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Griffin starts task of laying a foundation for Redskins

    In rookie minicamp earlier this month, Robert Griffin III already had the chance to prove to Mike Shanahan and the rest of the Washington coaching staff why he deserved to be the Redskins' first-round draft pick.


  • Robert Griffin III showed off his arm strength, but there also were a few reminders during his first weekend of practices that he's still an NFL rookie. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Griffin gives Redskins a tantalizing glimpse of things to come

    More than a dozen camera shutters click-clacked on the sideline Sunday as Robert Griffin III practiced taking snaps from center at the Washington Redskins' rookie minicamp. Coach Mike Shanahan watched from the opposite sideline. He has his franchise quarterback. Now he must figure out how to use him.


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