LANDOVER, Md. – Long after the game had ended and the players left the field there remained one last man standing. A giant circle of humanity surrounded Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III late Monday night. Cameramen. Photographers. TV reporters. They walked as he walked, forming some strange round pod of people crawling across the FedEx Field grass.
Then Griffin raised his arms, still clutching the game ball from another improbable victory – this one a 17-16 win over the New York Giants – and looking for all the world like a great prizefighter or a prince. And as he entered the tunnel, the only man who can unite Washington heard the fans calling his name …
"RG3! RG3! RG3!"
It is hard to remember that he is just 22, that he has played but 12 professional football games and that this season was pronounced dead in this very stadium just four weeks ago. Nothing seems too much for the man who has come to save the Redskins. He keeps Read More »from Robert Griffin III still center of attention long after saving the Redskins again