Robert Griffin III

5 Potential Landing Spots for Robert Griffin III in 2016

Washington Redskins have said they will cut ties with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft
5 Potential Landing Spots for Robert Griffin III in 2016

On Tuesday, Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen finally said something that everyone has known for a while — quarterback Robert Griffin III will not be back with the team next season. 

 

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There was a time when Robert Griffin III’s future in Washington seemed limitless. In fact, some said he represented the future of the NFL. Like Michael Vick was supposed to be a decade or so earlier, RGIII was to become a new-age quarterback/weapon. The first quarterback who could be truly as dangerous throwing as he was on the run.

 

15 Most Athletic Freaks in NFL Combine History

The greatest athletes in the history of the "Underwear Olympics"
The greatest athletes in the history of the "Underwear Olympics"

The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 22-25) is crossing the finish line on another so-called “Underwear Olympics.” The Combine is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft (May 8-10). But make no mistake, millions of dollars are on the line during the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical leap, broad jump, cone drills, Wonderlic test and BOD Pod tests.

Mike Shanahan Benching Robert Griffin III?

Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan and RG3 in power struggle
Daniel Snyder, Mike Shanahan and RG3 in power struggle

Not so long ago, Robert Griffin III and Mike Shanahan were taking the Washington Redskins to the playoffs and the biggest Scandal in D.C. was an ABC prime time drama starring Kerry Washington.

Times have changed in the nation’s capital. Some are calling for an emergency midterm election — i.e. the Redskins’ first midseason coaching change since Norv Turner was fired by owner Daniel Snyder after 13 games in 2000. To be fair, Turner had been hired by the late, great Jack Kent Cooke in 1994 and was never Snyder’s “guy.”

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 1

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday night in Week 1.
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday night in Week 1.

Locks of the Week
These are as good as gold — the San Francisco 1849 kind, not the two-tone Jacksonville helmet shade.

49ers (-4.5) vs. Packers
Remember Colin Kaepernick’s last game against the Packers D? He passed for 263 yards, rushed for 181 yards and accounted for four TDs in a 14-point victory.

Chiefs (-4) at Jaguars
Bet against J-Ville every week until the Jags prove they are not the worst team in the league — which they clearly are.

NFL Picks: Every Game, Week 1

Predictions for every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1 of the 2013 season.
Predictions for every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1 of the 2013 season.

A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 1, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports’ editors.

Ravens (0-0) at Broncos (0-0)

75 Funny Fantasy Football Team Names

These 75 funny fantasy football team names will make your league laugh.
These 75 funny fantasy football team names will make your league laugh.

The NFL season is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for everyone’s real favorite sport — fantasy football. It takes a strong draft, savvy free-agent eye and a little luck to win your league. But it just takes an off-color Aaron Hernandez murder trial reference or some other well-crafted joke to take the title belt for best .

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