Daily Slop: The Bigger the Stage, the Better RGIII Gets; Shanahan Studying Brandon Banks’ Decision Making

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the bigger the stage, the better robert griffin III gets | Damn it feels good to be a homer.
He broke single-season team records for passing yards by a rookie (Norm Snead’s 2,337 in ’61) and passing touchdowns by a rookie (Eddie LeBaron’s 14 in ’52). For the season, RGIII has now completed 206 of 305 passes (67.5 percent) for 2,504 yards with 16 touchdowns and just four interceptions.

Hogs.net - Remembering Sean Taylor - A Father's Retrospective - 2012-11-27
or the anniversary of the death of #Redskins safety Sean Taylor, I had the pleasure to interview his father Pete.

Where the Washington Redskins Stand After 12 Weeks | Fanspeak Washington Redskins Blog
How a few weeks have changed everything for the Washington Redskins. A team that was just looking towards 2013 according to their head coach is now right in the middle of a playoff race. The Redskins are not only in the wild card race but also in the division race if they can beat the Giants Monday night.

Chris Cooley, still without a catch, ‘not surprised’ by his role
"I didn’t know what to expect. I would have hoped for more at this point," he said. "But it’s fun to be a part of this team. It’s fun to be a part of the two wins in a row. We’ll see if we can get hot and make the playoffs." Cooley said he’s not certain if he’ll have a more significant role in the offense during the remainder of the season. "I can’t say," he said. "I can’t say more than what I’ve done is going to happen. I’m prepared. And that’s, I think, all I can think of."

Redskins place Keenan Robinson placed on IR, sign LB Roddrick Muckelroy
The 6-2, 250-pound Muckelroy was drafted in the fourth round (131st overall) by Cincinnati in 2010. He appeared in 14 games as a rookie, recording 10 tackles, and then missed all of last season with a ruptured Achilles’ tendon. Muckelroy played in five games this season – his last game was in Week 9 against Denver – before he was released by Cincinnati.

Mike Shanahan studying Brandon Banks’ decision making
Shanahan expressed confidence in Banks despite the apparent lapses in judgment. "Brandon is a smart guy, and sometimes, smart guys with a lot of ability, they’re going to try to make plays," Shanahan said. "There’s common sense that prevails and then there’s a mindset of, hey, you’re going to have to fair catch it or keep it in the end zone. It’s tough with a guy who really believes he’s going to make plays. We’re going to take a hard look at it, make sure he makes the best decisions that are in the best interest of our football team."

Richmond Training Camp Approved By Council
"Today’s agreement of bringing the Washington Redskins Summer Training Camp beginning in 2013 to Richmond has overall merits for the entire city. The agreement, in partnership with Bon Secours Virginia Health System, will spur multi-site development and jobs, as well as have an estimated $40 million investment in Richmond with greatly expanded benefits.

Williams 'optimistic' about playing vs. Giants - Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
"I didn’t feel like myself at all," he said. "I was really played that the gutted it out and played through it," said Mike Shanahan. "He wasn’t going to come out, he was going to stay in there. He was hurting." Williams’ status for next Monday’s game against the Giants is up in the air. "I’m going to stay optimistic but it’s up to coach," said Williams. "It’s a long week, we’ll see what happens.

Redskins' positive turnover differential integral in past two victories - Washington Times
"We’re starting to hone in and just pay attention to detail and get the job done," Hall said. "It was nothing schematically that we changed or we decided to do this, decided to do that. Guys are just going out there making plays. We knew at some point the defense was going to have to step up, we was going to come around and get our bearings, and what better time than now?"

More on Robert Griffin III and his relationship with his father - Washington Times
The answer to that question, it turns out, tells us the most important thing about Robert III: He wants to be great. He deeply wants it. His relationship with his dad worked because he wanted to be pushed in ways that wouldn’t work for many others.

RGIII storms the field with Baylor

RG3 hits the wrestling ring | CSN Washington
Injured Redskins defensive lineman Adam Carriker is a noted pro wrestling enthusiast, and he has made a weekly routine of awarding a championship belt to a Redskins player following games. After the monster performance Robert Griffin III put together against the Philadelphia Eagles, Carriker decided it was time for RG3 to get the belt. The belt ceremony, shown below, was filmed for Carriker's YouTube channel. When the folks at Monday Night Raw decided to show the video, clearly it meant a lot to Carriker.

HTTR 24-7 - Film Sessions: Brandon Banks Missed Oppurtunity VS Dallas

Five Years Later, a Fanbase Still Mourns the Death of Sean Taylor
The morning of November 27,2007 was a surreal moment for many of the fans of the Washington Redskins as well as for the loving family of Sean Taylor.

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