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Redskins | Robert Griffin practices in full

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:08:49 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) practiced in full for the second straight day Thursday, Oct. 30.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin is fully healthy, and the team has every intention of starting him against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 9. However, you should be waring of rolling the dice on him at FantasyScore.

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Redskins | 'Skins intent on starting Robert Griffin

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:50:11 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will start against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 9, barring any setbacks this week in practice, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Gruden and the coaching staff are intent on Griffin starting, and Gruden said it would take Griffin re-injuring his ankle for him not to play. "We have every intent of him starting," Gruden said. "Everybody's on board as far from a physical standpoint. Last week he was running around like a banchi. He's healthier than most of the guys we have playing. From a physical standpoint he's ready but for a young quarterback who missed this much time in a new system, the big thing is getting back from a mental standpoint." Griffin increased his workload with the first team Thursday, Oct. 30.

Fantasy Tip: The Redskins are fully convinced that Griffin is 100 percent healthy mentally and physically. However, that doesn't mean it's safe to immediately plug him back into your fantasy lineups. It's probably best to wait until after the team's Week 10 bye to trust Griffin.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin works with starters

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:26:13 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) received most of the work with the first-team offense during practice Thursday, Oct. 30, and will start in Week 9 if he does not have any setbacks, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Gruden said the team believes Griffin is 100 percent physically but want to make sure he is up to speed mentally.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin should be the starting quarterback in Week 9 but could be rusty after missing several weeks. Owners can start Griffin this week but may want to lower their expectations.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin expected to start

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:31:00 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III is expected to start in the team's Week 9 game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to league sources.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin is not available in FantasyScore this week, but he is a decent option in season ling leagues.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin could play in Week 9

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:11:57 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) could play against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 9, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Griffin practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 29, and split first-team repetitions with QB Colt McCoy. Gruden said Griffin's situation is now more mental than physical. "We'll see it's all going to depend on how he does in tomorrow and Friday," Gruden said. "And moving forward, how I feel he's coming back. From a physical standpoint he looks good, now it's a matter of mental and getting back into the football part of it. If he looks good in that regard then there's a chance he could play and if not and he needs another week, he'll take another week."

Fantasy Tip: Unfortunately, Griffin isn't available to play at FantasyScore this weekend, but he should now be owned in all other leagues with his return right around the corner. McCoy played surprisingly well on Monday night, but he's a desperation sleeper play against the Vikes.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin fully practices

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:45:27 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 29.

Fantasy Tip: It is still too early in the week to know if Griffin will be ready to go in Week 9, with that determination likely coming in the next two days of practice. Check back before you commit to him in FantasyScore.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin very close to return

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:39:06 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) is "very, very, very close" to returning to game action, according to head coach Jay Gruden. "Physically I think he'll be ready to go. Doctors are feeling pretty good about it, they still want to feel around this week until we make the final determination. I just want to make sure he feels good in the pocket," Gruden said. The Redskins still don't want to rush Griffin back too soon, though, so the evaluation of him could last another week.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin should be owned in all fantasy football leagues at this point. How he looks in practice this week will likely determine if he plays against the Minnesota Vikings. Colt McCoy ($3,900) played surprisingly well in the Week 8 win, though, so he could see another crack at it.

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Redskins | Week 8 Inactives

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:07:32 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared WR Aldrick Robinson, DL Clifton Geathers, CB Greg Ducre, DL Jackson Jeffcoat, QB Robert Griffin III, OG Spencer Long, OT Tyler Polumbus inactive for Week 8.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin will not play

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:05:31 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 8 game.

Fantasy Tip: Colt McCoy will start in Griffin's place against the Dallas Cowboys but should not be a starting option for owners.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin questionable

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:45:51 -0700

Washington Redskins Robert Griffin III (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: Even if Griffin does start Monday night, it might be best to steer clear of him to see how he will be used coming off his extended hiatus.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin limited

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:26 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin is working his way back but does not appear to be ready to play in Week 8. Owners on FantasyScore should avoid using Griffin as well as Colt McCoy, who would start if Griffin misses the game.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin says he won't rush

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:46:36 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) said he won't rush back to play until his ankle is fully healed. "It's our job to help this team win, and I've been there for Kirk (Cousins) and Colt (McCoy) as much as I possibly can, and being there for this team to make sure they're as ready as possible during this process. And it sucks that I can't get out there and play with them and help them get wins, but I've been listening to the doctors, listening to the trainers, listening to the coaches and we're not going to rush my ankle," Griffin said. The team is leaving open the possibility that Griffin will play Monday, Oct. 27, against the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Tip: We don't expect Griffin to start against the Cowboys. It'll be Colt McCoy's show, but we don't recommend him for your FantasyScore lineups.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin III decision Monday

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:48:50 -0700

A decision on if Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will play in Week 8 will come Monday, Oct. 27, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Fantasy Tip: It would seem very unlikely that Griffin would be ready to go this week, and with a Monday night game, it is too risky to put him in your lineup. Look elsewhere in FantasyScore this week.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin III back in Week 11?

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:38:41 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) could return in Week 11, according to head coach Jay Gruden. "I would think I would guarantee Tampa, most likely, unless something happens between now and then," Gruden said Thursday, Oct. 23. "You've got a good bye week, you've got a couple weeks to make sure it's ready. Obviously Robert is a quick healer. He works extremely hard in the training room. So the process could be sped up a little bit depending on how he feels."

Fantasy Tip: While RGIII will have to shake off some rust whenever he does suit up, a Week 11 return would give him a favorable matchup with a struggling Tampa Bay team right out of the gate.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin limited Thursday

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:42 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) was limited in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Oct. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin has been making progress, but he's not ready to start in Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys, and the team may not decide to bring him back as the starter until after their Week 10 bye. Griffin isn't even available to use at FantasyScore this weekend, and you should avoid Colt McCoy ($3,900).

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Redskins | Robert Griffin unlikely to play

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:19:52 -0700

Updating previous reports, Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) is unlikely to be ready to play Monday, Oct. 27, against the Dallas Cowboys, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Gruden said that Griffin has looked great in practices the last two weeks, but cited the fact that he's rusty and hasn't had meaningful repetitions in six weeks as a factor. "First it starts with the doctors telling me he's full-go, as far as being able to take a hit and all that good stuff," Gruden said. "And then it's gonna be getting more reps, and then I've got to see him comfortable throwing the timing routes, the out routes on time with no hitch, and all the reads and all the progressions. He's going to have to get more and more reps."

Fantasy Tip: Colt McCoy is expected to start at quarterback for the 'Skins against Dallas as Washington eases Griffin back into the swing of things. Griffin should be owned in all leagues now, but it's probably not wise to start him at FantasyScore until after their Week 10 bye.

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Redskins | No chance RG3 plays in Week 8

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:54:51 -0700

Updating a previous report, there is no chance Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) plays in the Week 8 game against the Dallas Cowboys Monday, Oct. 27, multiple sources said Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Fantasy Tip: The Redskins have a bye in Week 10, and it's entirely possible we do not see RG3 until Week 11, giving him three more weeks to get back to 100 percent.

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Redskins | Doctors to decide Robert Griffin's status

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:28:43 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III's (ankle) status for Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys will be determined by team doctors, according to head coach Jay Gruden. "It's up to the trainers and doctors right now, they gotta clear him, No. 1, like I said," Gruden added. "No. 2, he's got to feel good. But it's gonna be a process of how he feels tomorrow, how he feels the next day, and how he's throwing and how he's playing the position." Griffin took part in individual drills in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22, and took repetitions in the team portion. Gruden said Griffin looked good doing the drills.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin will likely be questionable for the game Monday night. Try to avoid using him at FantasyScore this weekend. Better options are out there.

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Redskins | Jay Gruden wants to name QB soon

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:52:39 -0700

Washington Redskins QBs Robert Griffin III (ankle) and Colt McCoy hopefully will find out the starting quarterback for Week 8 by Thursday, Oct. 23, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Gruden said Griffin will either start or be inactive for the game.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to monitor this situation to see if Griffin has a chance to play. Griffin could be limited by the injury if he does play, so he may not be a great start for owners. McCoy costs $3,900 on FantasyScore but probably is not a great option to use if he receives the start.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin III increases load

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:38:38 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will increase his workload in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Fantasy Tip: He's expected to miss Week 8, and he shouldn't be considered on FantasyScore for now.

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Redskins | Not ruling out Robert Griffin

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:06:51 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will not be ruled out for Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys, but he has a long way to go in order to be ready, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Gruden said Griffin must be 100 percent in order to play.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin is probably a long shot to play against the Cowboys on Monday night. Don't consider him for your FantasyScore lineup. Colt McCoy is expected to receive the start, and we don't recommend him, either.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin to be tested Wednesday

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:39:32 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) is expected to be put through a rigorous workout Wednesday, Oct. 22, that will give team officials a better idea of where he's at in his recovery. Griffin has already joined practices for stretching, warm-ups, individual drills and limited handoffs with the scout team. Head coach Jay Gruden has said he'd like to have Griffin log at least two weeks of practice before returning to a starting role. QB Colt McCoy appears to have the inside track to start in Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys if it's between he and QB Kirk Cousins. "It's a good sign the way Colt finished the game, ran the offense," Gruden said, alluding to his poise and efficiency in engineering the game-winning touchdown drive on the last possession, which started with 3 minutes and 14 seconds remaining. "Very smart and very efficient. Did some good things."

Fantasy Tip: It would be a surprise to see Griffin start against the Cowboys on Monday night. McCoy will be cheap at FantasyScore, but he's not worth considering on the road against a a stout Dallas D.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Liz Clarke

Redskins | Robert Griffin could start in Week 8

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:04:38 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) could start in Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys if he looks really good in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22, according to a team source. The team would ideally like to hold him out another week in order to prepare. If he doesn't start, QB Colt McCoy will likely receive the starting nod for the first time since December of 2011 with the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin will almost assuredly start over McCoy when he's ready, so it's definitely time to snatch RG3 up off the waiver wire if he's still out there if you're hurting at the quarterback position. It wouldn't be wise to start either McCoy or Griffin against the Cowboys in Week 8, though.

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Redskins | QB decision coming this week

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:02:37 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins was benched in favor of QB Colt McCoy in Week 7 against the Tennessee Titans. After the game, head coach Jay Gruden said Sunday, Oct. 19, that a decision on the starting quarterback for Week 8 against the Dallas Cowboys will be made during the week. It's uncertain if QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) is an option.

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Redskins | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:28:36 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared WR Aldrick Robinson, DL Clifton Geathers, OT Morgan Moses, LB Perry Riley, QB Robert Griffin III, OG Spencer Long, CB Tracy Porter inactive for Week 7.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:14:30 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 7. LB Perry Riley (knee), CB David Amerson (concussion) and FS Ryan Clark (ankle) are listed as questionable, while LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), SS Trenton Robinson (ankle), OT Trent Williams (knee) and FB Darrel Young (hamstring) are listed as probable. Jordan and Porter did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17. Griffin, Perry and Clark were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin limited Thursday

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:13:55 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) was limited in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Oct. 16.

Fantasy Tip: RG3 began practicing with the team this week but isn't anywhere near returning to game action. Be patient in deeper leagues. You can obviously avoid him at FantasyScore for the forseeable future.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin limited Wednesday

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:46:54 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) was officially listed as limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin isn't close to returning to game action, but it's a good sign that he's back on the practice field. If you have room to stash in standard leagues, it might be close to that time where you would consider picking him up off the waiver wire if his previous owner cut him.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin to return to starting job

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:28:41 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) "looked fine" and had "a little bounce in to his step" in on-field drills Wednesday, Oct. 15, and head coach Jay Gruden said Griffin will return to his starting quarterback job when doctors have cleared him to return to action. "He looks good so far. He's making good progress as we knew he would, the type of worker he is. But making progress in the training room and making progress in the practice field are two entirely different things. We have to make sure he gets right both mentally and physically before he gets back on the field," Gruden said.

Fantasy Tip: Kirk Cousins has struggled during the team's four-game losing streak, so he hasn't helped his cause to make this a quarterback controversy when Griffin is healthy. Cousins isn't the smartest option for your FantasyScore lineups this weekend, even against the Tennessee Titans.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin not close to playing

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:09:55 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will throw to receivers during practice Wednesday, Oct. 15, but is not close to being ready to play in a game, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin appears to be several weeks away from returning to the lineup. Kirk Cousins likely will continue to be the team's starting quarterback, but owners should look to use a better quarterback to start. Cousins costs $7,000 on FantasyScore this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Tennessean - John Glennon

Redskins | Robert Griffin returning to practice

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:30:46 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will start participating in individual drills during practice this week, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Griffin may be able to participate in full practices next week.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin does not appear to be ready for Week 7 but may return to the field in a few weeks. Kirk Cousins probably will continue to start in Griffin's place but may not be the best starting option for owners.

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Redskins | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:11:34 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared QB Robert Griffin III, DE Jackson Jeffcoat, OG Spencer Long, OT Morgan Moses, CB Tracy Porter, LB Perry Riley, WR Aldrick Robinson inactive for Week 6.

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Redskins | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:52:17 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) and CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) are ruled out for Week 6 against the Arizona Cardinals. S Ryan Clark (ankle), LB Brian Orakpo (ankle), LB Perry Riley (knee) and OT Trent Williams (knee) are questionable, while DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), LB Akeem Jordan (knee), DE Frank Kearse (thigh), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), OT Tyler Polumbus (finger) and S Trenton Robinson (ankle) are probable. Clark, Porter and Riley didn't practice Friday, Oct. 10. Orakpo and Williams were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin won't be back soon

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:14:08 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will not be back on the field in the near future, according to head coach Jay Gruden. Griffin wasn't in a walking boot Monday, Oct. 6, and he looked to be in great shape while on the sidelines throwing passes to his teammates. Gruden said Griffin is unlikely to join the team soon in practice. The next step will likely be to have Griffin increase his workload on a treadmill.

Fantasy Tip: In a shallow league, there's justification in dumping Griffin to the waiver wire. By the time he makes it back this season (if he even does), fantasy football schedules will be nearly over, and there is no guarantee that he'll be near 100 percent when he's back on the field.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Liz Clarke

Redskins | Week 5 Inactives

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:06:00 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared TE Jordan Reed, CB Richard Crawford, QB Robert Griffin III, WR Santana Moss, OG Spencer Long, CB Tracy Porter, SS Trenton Robinson inactive for Week 5.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin III due back soon

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 06:14:50 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) is expected to return Oct. 27 against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin would have a good matchup and could be an option on FantasyScore as a bye-week fill-in.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin does some work

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 09:04:45 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) was on the field for the stretching segment of practice Saturday, Oct. 4, but did not participate in any position drills. Griffin wore cleats on both of his feet and appeared to be jogging fairly well. The team does not have a definite timetable for Griffin's return.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin has missed several weeks because of his ankle injury and may not be close to returning at this point. Kirk Cousins will continue to start in Griffin's place. Cousins may not be a good option this week on FantasyScore at $7,500 since he is facing the Seattle Seahawks.

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Redskins | Friday practice report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:03:38 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and FS Trenton Robinson (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. DE Kedric Golston (groin), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee) and OT Trent Williams (knee) were limited during practice, while DE Chris Baker (shoulder), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), DE Jarvis Jenkins (rib), LB Akeem Jordan (knee) and LB Brian Orakpo (finger) fully participated in practice.

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Redskins | RGIII accepting of backup role?

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:01:28 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) could return as the team's backup If QB Kirk Cousins plays well in the coming weeks, and according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the team believes that Griffin is a "team guy" and would accept a backup role.

Fantasy Tip: Although a potential quarterback controversy is brewing, it won't amount to much if Cousins doesn't play well while Griffin is sidelined. Cousins has looked promising in limited action, but it will be interesting to see how he performs now that defenses will be game planning specifically for him. In the meantime, he is an unproven commodity and a risky play at FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Gregg Rosenthal

Redskins | Week 4 Inactives

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:07:19 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared LB Akeem Jordan, TE Jordan Reed, DL Kedric Golston, QB Robert Griffin III, DL Robert Thomas, WR Santana Moss, OG Shawn Lauvao inactive for Week 4.

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Redskins | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:14:34 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) and LB Akeem Jordan (knee) have been ruled out for Week 4. DT Chris Baker (ankle, hip), DE Kedric Golston (groin), DE Jason Hatcher (hamstring), DE Frank Kearse (ankle), OG Shawn Lauvao (knee), C Kory Lichtensteiger (groin, hip, rib), CB Tracy Porter (hamstring) and FS Trenton Robinson (abdomen) are listed as questionable. PK Kai Forbath (groin), LB Brian Orakpo (finger), OT Tyler Polumbus (knee) and LB Keenan Robinson (shoulder) are listed as probable. Griffin, Jordan and Lauvao did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. Baker, Forbath, Orakpo, Polumbus and Robinson fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Redskins | Coach does not rule out QB switch

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:48:19 -0700

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden did not rule out QB Kirk Cousins permanently replacing QB Robert Griffin III at quarterback. "Crazy things have happened in NFL," Gruden said. "I'm not going to discount anything"

Fantasy Tip: This will something to monitor as RG3 gets closer to being ready to go, even though it is probably a bit of a long shot at the moment that a permanent switch happens.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Ralph Vacchiano

Redskins | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:38:13 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared LB Akeem Jordan, TE Jordan Reed, DL Kedric Golston, OT Morgan Moses, QB Robert Griffin III, WR Santana Moss, CB Tracy Porter inactive for Week 3.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin will miss Week 3

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:49 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19, and has been ruled out for Week 3.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin likely will miss a few more weeks because of his injury. Kirk Cousins will be the starter while Griffin is sidelined. Cousins costs $7,600 on FantasyScore this week, but owners probably could find a better option to use.

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Redskins | Kirk Cousins a pocket passer

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:43:00 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins is more of a pocket passer than QB Robert Griffin III, and Cousins sees the field better. Cousins kept the team out of danger in Week 2 by quickly throwing the ball at a receiver's feet with a rusher in his face instead of trying to force the ball downfield like Griffin has frequently done. Cousins may not be as dangerous as Griffin in zone-read plays, but Cousins has shown he can make good, quick decisions in the pocket after going through his progressions quickly.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins is still learning, but he could find success in place of Griffin, because this system seems to fit him the best. His numbers won't always be eye-popping, but for instance, he could easily return great value on his $7,600 FantasyScore salary against the Philadelphia Eagles this weekend.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - John Keim

Redskins | Robert Griffin could return in eight weeks

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:11:47 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) could return around eight weeks after head coach Jon Gruden said Griffin will be in a cast for the next 10 days. After that, he'll likely spend four to six weeks rehabbing his dislocated left ankle. QB Kirk Cousins will continue to start in place of Griffin in the meantime.

Fantasy Tip: You can avoid Griffin at FantasyScore for a while, and he may not be of much use when he returns, either. Meanwhile, Cousins ($7,600) is an attractive option against the Philadelphia Eagles if you're willing to pass up some of the bigger names at quarterback.

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Redskins | Robert Griffin will wear cast

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:50:43 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will wear a cast on his dislocated ankle for 10 days and then will be re-evaluated after the cast is taken off.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin will be sidelined several weeks because of his injury, so owners will need to look elsewhere for a starting quarterback. Kirk Cousins could be a waiver wire option for desperate owners.

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Redskins | Kirk Cousins better suited for offense?

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:09:44 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins has the skill set suited for what head coach Jay Gruden wants to do with the offense, according to a person with knowledge of Gruden's thinking. Gruden thinks Cousins can succeed in the offense better than QB Robert Griffin III (ankle), but Gruden understood it would have been impossible to make a quarterback change without Griffin being injured. Gruden was having a hard time getting Griffin to grasp the drop-back passing system the last few months.

Fantasy Tip: Cousins looked good replacing Griffin, going 22-for-33 for 250 yards and two touchdowns against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has another nice matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3, and he might be worth a play in FantasyScore with what will likely be a bargain price.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Mike Wise

Redskins | Robert Griffin not going to IR

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:11:49 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) will not be placed on season-ending Reserve/Injured, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Fantasy Tip: This is good news, obviously, but Griffin is still expected to miss an extended period of time. Kirk Cousins is a viable replacement in his stead.

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Redskins | No fractures for Robert Griffin

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:53:30 -0700

Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (ankle) isn't dealing with a fractured ankle, according to an MRI exam, and he doesn't think surgery is necessary. The best-case scenario for Griffin to recover from the injury is six to eight weeks, according to several surgeons.

Fantasy Tip: Griffin may not have to miss the rest of the season, but there's a good chance he won't be the same when he returns. Kirk Cousins will take over and isn't a bad option as a backup QB for fantasy if you're in need.

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