LANDOVER, Md. – The heart of the Washington Redskins lay on the cold, damp turf of FedEx Field late Sunday afternoon. And in the sick quiet that 80,000 people can make when the savior of their autumn has been broken, tight end Logan Paulsen heard a voice.
"Help me up," said Robert Griffin III, suffering the pain of his just sprained right knee. "I've got to get to the huddle."
So Paulsen did. And as the quarterback who has brought the Redskins on this unlikely playoff run hobbled around the grass, Paulsen realized that Griffin could barely walk. His mind raced.
"What is the right thing to do here?" Paulsen asked himself.
They will talk about this game for decades around the Beltway. They will tell the story about the team that was all but beaten by the Baltimore Ravens. They will speak of how Griffin tried to run for a first down before the Ravens' 340-pound defensive lineman Haloti Ngata tumbled on top of him, twisting his right knee. They will never forget Read More »from Hobbled Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III may not be invincible after all