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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to the 2012 playoffs and won the NFL’s 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year award after a season in which he threw for 3,200 yards and 20 TDs and ran for 815 yards and 7 TDs. His 102.4 passer rating was a rookie record. In a Jan. 6 playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, Griffin suffered a torn lateral collateral ligament in his right knee and re-injured his anterior cruciate ligament, which he originally tore in 2009 as a sophomore at Baylor. Griffin won the 2011 Heisman trophy, and was selected by the Washington Redskins with the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Griffin threw for for 4,293 yards, 37 touchdowns and six interceptions and rushed for 699 yards and 10 TDs in his senior season. Griffin further impressed NFL teams at the scouting combine. His 40-yard dash (4.41 seconds) and 39-inch vertical leap were tops among quarterbacks. In order to draft Griffin, the Redskins traded up to the No. 2 pick in the draft, sending the sixth overall pick and their second-round selection in the 2012 draft and first-rounders in 2013 and 2014 to the St. Louis Rams. Griffin threw for 78 touchdowns and just 17 interceptions in his college career. He played in just three games in 2009 because of his torn ACL.

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(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

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(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

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Cousins elaborates on Redskins being RG3’s team

(Matt Rourke / Associated Press)

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Don’t count Robert Griffin III out just yet

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

Kirk Cousins played well Sunday, but until he proves he can win games, we shouldn’t dismiss Robert Griffin III.

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Redskins still smarting as they return from break

A four-day weekend is long time to stew over a 31-point, prime-time loss.

Robert Griffin III graduates from cast to walking boot

Quarterback Robert Griffin III had the hard cast removed from his injured left ankle and is now in a walking boot.

 

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