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Daily Slop : Redskins Sign Kicker Neil Rackers; Robert Griffin III Says He'll Have to Beat out Rex Grossman


Griffin III on Being Face of a Franchise " CBS DC
What does being the "face of a franchise" mean to Robert Griffin III? The Heisman Trophy winner answered that question in New York City yesterday.

E:60 NFL Draft Special will feature latest interview with RG III " ESPN Front Row
"I’m looking forward to going to D.C.," Griffin told reporter Rachel Nichols. "I saw seven different variations of my name on a shirt, when I was there. . .They’ll get a franchise quarterback, or a young quarterback that they can develop… They just need someone they can believe in, and I’m happy that I can be that guy."

Robert Griffin III on his uniform number, favorite Redskin and the Caps - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Future Redskins star says he plans to wear No. 10 in the NFL, and that the league has okayed ‘Griffin III’ for his nameplate.

Kicker Neil Rackers says he’s signed with the Redskins - The Insider - The Washington Post
Veteran place kicker Neil Rackers tells a Houston TV station he’s coming to the Redskins to compete with Graham Gano.

Robert Griffin III on Mike and Mike in the Morning (4-24-2012) - YouTube news: Robert Griffin III says he'll have to beat out Rex Grossman
Robert Griffin III is safe to assume that the Redskins will draft him with the No. 2 pick Thursday night. But he isn't assuming he'll be the top QB in Washington, with Rex Grossman also there.

Washington Redskins Bring Back Linebacker Chris Wilson " CBS DC
The Washington Redskins have re-signed free agent linebacker Chris Wilson.

The Sports Junkies " Leonard Hankerson
The Junks are joined by Redskins receiver, Leonard Hankerson

Brian Orakpo delivers a Redskins jersey to Wale at Ben’s Next Door - DC Sports Bog - The Washington Post
Nike puts out a video featuring scenes of D.C. as Orakpo and Wale talk Skins and their city.

Real RG3 Meets BBQ RG3 | NBC4 Washington

The Redskins Blog | NFL Films’ Cosell Ranks Griffin Over Luck
I am solely basing my player evaluations on what’s on the tape. That’s what I do. I watch tape.

Redskins are nearly $5 million under the NFL salary cap - The Insider - The Washington Post
Even with $18 million penalty imposed by the league, Washington has money to spend.

The Shutdown Corner Interview: Robert Griffin III | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
From the blog Shutdown Corner: In two days, Robert Griffin III will hear his name called as the second-overall selection in the 2012 NFL draft, and the Washington Redskins' next franchise quarterback. No conjecture or surprise there. Where it gets interesting, of course, is when … Continue reading →

Redskins need RGIII to be QB-for-a-decade - NFL - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy
WASHINGTON- The Washington Redskins have spent 27 years trying to find a replacement for Joe Theismann.

Draft team needs: Redskins - NFL, NFLDRAFT - -
With two QBs who don't add up, the Redskins will count on RG3 coming out of the draft. But given their sketchy offensive line and questions at WR and RB, Clark Judge wonders if Mike Shanahan's days are numbered.

Man who stabbed Brandon Banks sentenced
A man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Brandon Banks and a friend during a fight outside a nightclub in February 2011 will spend three months in jail.

Luck, Griffin nearly teamed up at Stanford - Washington Times
Enrolling at Stanford may have been the best decision Andrew Luck ever made.

Meetings with Kyle Shanahan give RG3 a head start - Washington Times
Robert Griffin III already has a beginner's knowledge of the Redskins' playbook, and the team can't even draft him until Thursday.

Top QB Prospects Facing Great Expectations
"I would limit all of his off-the-field activities," Casserly said in a pre-draft interview with "He would not have a radio show. He would not have a television show. We wouldn’t have him endorsing anything. I would have him really concentrate on one thing – playing football. All of that other stuff can come later.

Dallas Cowboy greats file concussion suit against NFL - ESPN Dallas

A group of former Dallas Cowboys including Hall of Famers Randy White, Bob Lilly and Rayfield Wright joined with other retired NFL players to file the latest concussion-related lawsuit against the NFL.

New Orleans Saints' reaction to latest Mickey Loomis scandal an intriguing one - Peter King -
One of Mickey Loomis' best friends, Cortez Kennedy, was sitting in a model's chair in Alpine, Utah, of all places, Monday afternoon, while a sculptor worked on his Pro Football Hall of Fame bust. The session lasted for four hours, and Kennedy kept busy by scanning the web and reading ... and then he saw the report that Loomis was being investigated for wiretapping the visiting coaches' booth at the Superdome from 2002 through 2004. Immediately he texted Loomis.

The NFL is calling: Draft Day memories from ESPN’s analysts " ESPN Front Row