The Early Lead: Robert Griffin III


Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Calvin Johnson has a career day in Detroit Lions’ win over Dallas Cowboys

Week 8 featured Johnson’s 329 receiving yards, the 8-0 Kansas City Chiefs and numerous injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:08 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  calvin johnson, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Jason Campbell, Kansas City Chiefs, Michael Vick, New York Giants, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 06:17 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Adrian Peterson has advice for RGIII

Vikings running back says of Redskins quarterback: “He’ll be okay.”

By Cindy Boren  |  06:17 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, NFL, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Robert Griffin III isn’t in NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” opening

Carrie Underwood takes center stage with 13 NFL players not named RGIII.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:47 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Robert Griffin III, Sunday Night Football

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 06/24/2013

RGIII will 'be back Week 1,' Adrian Peterson believes

After his own remarkable recovery, Vikings running back has become an unofficial advisor to NFL players with knee injuries.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:44 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, NFL, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 05/22/2013

RGIII: Father talks about his son's injury (video)

Keeping his son healthy will require changes, dad tells WJLA.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:42 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013

RGIII says "knee is getting better every day" but won't rush return

Redskins quarterback tells ESPN his goal is to return healthy in Week 1, but "if I'm not ready then I will wait until I am, however long that is."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:08 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, NFL, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/13/2013

RGIII will be just fine, but rehab will be tough, Adickes says

Surgeon who did RGIII's first ACL repair is a former Redskin who knows firsthand about knee injuries.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Tom Brady on RGIII injury: "I wouldn't wish that on anybody"

The News England Patriots' quarterback knows how awful it is to have reconstructive knee surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:46 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Robert Griffin III, Tom Brady

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 01/07/2013

RGIII injury: A guide to the QB's knee and the Shanahan criticism

The QB has faced recovery from a knee injury before. His coach is less accustomed to being second-guessed.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:02 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 12/31/2012

RGIII, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson: Who will go farthest in the playoffs?

Each has had a stellar season he'll try to extend next weekend.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:38 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, NFL, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 12/26/2012

RGIII, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson: Who's Rookie of the Year?

The debate over who will be the NFL's top rookie is, for a change, heated ... and it's going down to the wire.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:23 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 12/24/2012

Michael Vick: "I'm a big RGIII fan"

Philadelphia's quarterback, unlike Washington's, faces an uncertain future.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:27 AM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 12/23/2012

Fox, NBC jockey for Redskins-Cowboys showdown (updated)

The NFL will pick the Week 17 prime-time game based on playoff implications.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:09 AM ET, 12/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 12/20/2012

ESPN suspends Rob Parker 30 days

The "First Take" commentator is expected to be allowed to return to his job after 30 days.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:38 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Rob Parker suspended indefinitely for RGIII comments

Comments questioning the Washington Redskins quarterback's blackness have drawn an indefinite suspension for Rob Parker.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:06 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/14/2012

RGIII and Rob Parker: NFLPA's De Smith comments

With more quarterbacks of color than ever in the NFL, race has still been a hot topic.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 12/14/2012

ESPN: Rob Parker's RGIII comments "inappropriate"

A spokesman for the network says it is "evaluating our next steps" after controversial "First Take" comments.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:31 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins