Pierre Garcon sure likes to talk, eh? And losing seems only to lubricate his lips.
Last week, the Washington Redskins wide receiver commented on quarterback Robert Griffin III's lack of running speed, because of his bulky knee brace. This week, Garcon has taken it up a notch.
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Garcon said Monday, following a loss that dropped the Redskins to 0-3, that Griffin — all of him, apparently — is different, per the Washington Post.
“He’s not fully healthy, obviously,” Garcon said. “He’s running a little bit more. But last year’s RGIII was a lot different from this year’s RG because of his knee. It’s not surprising. We’ve been talking about it the whole offseason. It’s the same question every day on Monday. We can find something else to talk about.”
And apparently, the same answer from Garcon. He is allowed to sidestep media questions, but shhh, don't tell anyone. But this is what happens when teams are 0-3: Leaks spring, and loose lips help sink ships.
Garcon is a good player on a team that's struggling. As a wide receiver whose output is almost unilaterally dependent on the play of the quarterback, that has to be frustrating. But maybe Garcon can do more to help RGIII to be the quarterback he was last season. That ACL isn't magically regenerating itself.