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Robert Griffin III thanks Redskins after release

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The Washington Redskins have released Robert Griffin III, the 2012 NFL offensive rookie of the year. The quarterback took to Instagram to thank the Redskins organization. It was a blessing guys. After 4 years, my days as a part of this team have come to an end. I just want to take the time to say thank you #SkinsNation. Thank you for welcoming ...

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Redskins to tag Kirk Cousins

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The Washington Redskins will use one of their tags on quarterback Kirk Cousins, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Redskins still must decide whether they will use their franchise tag or their transition tag on Cousins. Cousins was named the Redskins’ starting quarterback over Robert Griffin II at the start of last season and led the Redskins to a 9-7 record and the NFC East division ...

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Washington still a long way from winning the NFC East

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On paper, three of the NFC East’s four residents began the season with legitimate shots to win the division, and none of them were the Washington Redskins. Armed with the league’s most exciting offensive weapon and some priceless playoff experience, Eli Manning and the New York Giants were a lock to improve on the result of the previous campaign. Key ...

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RG3 and Kirk Cousins ‘can’t be in the same room together’

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The Washington Redskins are 1-1 after beating the Rams on Sunday, but things aren’t going well for the team inside the quarterback room. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins “don’t speak” and “can’t even be in the same room” as one another. “Simply put: they don’t talk. They don’t speak to each other, they don’t communicate, they can’t even ...

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Kirk Cousins: ‘I don’t see RG3 being a distraction’

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Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins appeared on 106.7 The Fan’s Grant and Danny on Tuesday and addressed whether he felt Robert Griffin III would be a distraction. “I think Robert, as an experienced player, knows how to handle the whole situation, the whole dynamic and I don’t see him as being a distraction,” said Cousins of RG3 playing backup, via 247Sports. “He’s been very ...

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Redskins GM’s wife apologizes for ‘disparaging remarks’ about ESPN reporter

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The wife of Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has apologized for her disparaging comment about ESPN reporter Dianna Russini. “I deeply apologize for the disparaging remarks about an ESPN reporter on my personal Twitter account,” Jessica McCloughan said in a statement issued by the franchise to PFT. “The comment was unfounded and inappropriate, and I have the utmost respect for both ...

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RG3 blames intern for liking post that ripped Redskins

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Robert Griffin III, who lost the Redskins starting job to Kirk Cousins, denied liking an  Instagram post that ripped Washington, owner Dan Snyder and the front office while lauding the quarterback. Griffin later posted his own message to social media, saying the “like” came from an intern who helps with Instagram. I just wanted to set the record straight on this one. I ...

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Redskins name Kirk Cousins starting quarterback

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Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Monday said that Kirk Cousins will be the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season, beginning Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins Sept. 13 at FedExField. “I think all three quarterbacks should be commeded for their efforts, their willingness to get better,” Gruden told reporters after Monday’s practice at Redskins Park. “But when it’s ...

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Redskins owner blocking Robert Griffin III move

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Robert Griffin III remains with the Washington Redskins only because owner Dan Snyder is blocking the front office from making a move. According to ESPN, several high-ranking Redskins front-office officials and coaches want to part ways with RG3. Outside of ownership, there has been a groundswell of support from a strong segment of football people within the organization to change quarterbacks, but there is ...

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