Robert Griffin III Will Be Sharp in Washington Redskins’ Season Opener

September 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Monday, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told The Washington Post's Mike Jones that Robert Griffin III would be the team's starting quarterback in Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles.
With that news, Redskins fans can expect another stellar season-opening performance from the reigning Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Griffin is just months removed from a devastating knee injury suffered back in January in the NFC Wild Card Game against the Seattle Seahawks, but Shanahan sounded awfully confident when handing him the keys to the offense for opening weekend.
I feel very good about where Robert’s at, and he’ll be our starter on Monday night unless there’s some crazy setback that we don’t anticipate.
I don’t know why it’s a surprise that Robert is our starter.
Shanahan certainly isn't wrong to have faith in his second-year signal-caller. After all, Griffin was sensational as a rookie in 2012—especially i...

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