Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III ran 11 times for a season-high 84 yards in the Redskins 45-41 victory over Chicago Sunday. RG III also completed 18 of 29 passes for 298 yards and two touchdowns.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
Give this much credit to the Washington Redskins: They realize their win over the Oakland Raiders didn’t accomplish very much.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III led the Washington Redskins back from a 14-0 deficit to defeat the Raiders 24-14 in Oakland Sunday, but John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew RG III is still not fully recovered from his knee injury and surgery last season.
Here are five things to know from the Washington Redskins’ first win of the season as they defeated tha Oakland Raiders…
Playing with backup quarterback Matt Flynn Sunday afternoon, the Raiders lost at home to the Washington Redskins 24-14. The status of first string QB Terrelle Pryor was uncertain all week as he recovered from a concussion.
The Oakland Raiders fall to a previously winless Washington Redskins.
Robert Griffin threw a go-ahead TD pass late in the 3rd quarter and David Amerson returned an interception for another score to help the Redskins overcome an early 14-point deficit to beat the banged-up Oakland Raiders 24-14 Sunday.
The visiting Washington Redskins try again for their first win Sunday when they face an Oakland Raiders team that could be without starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor.
The opening month of the season hasn’t quite gone as planned for Robert Griffin III and Matt Flynn. Here are five things to watch when the Redskins visit the Raiders…