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RG3: 1st rookie QB to win Week 1 player of week

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[url="http://sports.yahoo.com/news/rg3-1st-rookie-qb-win-165904173--nfl.html"]http://sports.yahoo.com/news/rg3-1st-rookie-qb-win-165904173--nfl.html[/url]


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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- [i][url="http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/25712"]Robert Griffin III[/url][/i] is the first rookie quarterback to win an offensive player of the week award after his debut game.[/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Georgia, Times,]
The NFL announced Wednesday that Griffin is the NFC offensive player of the week for his performance in the [i][url="http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/was"]Washington Redskins[/url][/i]' 40-32 win over the [i][url="http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/nor"]New Orleans Saints*[/url][/i].[/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Georgia, Times,]
The No. 2 overall draft pick completed 19 of 26 passes for 320 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in Sunday's victory - making him the first player in league history to amass 300-plus yards passing, two or more passing touchdowns and no interceptions in an NFL debut.[/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Georgia, Times,]
Griffin is also the first rookie quarterback to throw for at least 300 yards and win a season opener.[/font][/color][color=#000000][font=Georgia, Times,]
The league started giving the player of the week awards in 1984.[/font][/color]


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Not Rookie of the week, but Player of the week :) :)[/font][/color]

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[url="http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8369967/washington-redskins-robert-griffin-iii-first-rookie-qb-win-week-1-award"]http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8369967/washington-redskins-robert-griffin-iii-first-rookie-qb-win-week-1-award[/url]

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Wonder if hes gonna win it this week?

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Probably not after costing his team the game with a dumb unsportsmanlike conduct.

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Rams are legit, Fisher knows how to ball.

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Probably not after costing his team the game with a dumb unsportsmanlike conduct.
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Griffin got an unsportsmanlike?

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That wasnt RG3, that was #15 Morgan who threw the football and got the penalty. Rg3 had a good game, but the Redskins are still the Redskins.

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Man doesn't it suck when your star player does everything he can but the TEAM makes mistakes that cost games...that situation seems oddly familiar and I don't know why...hmmmmm

They lost though so its rg3s fault no ifs ands or buts about it :)

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griffin played his ass off but the team around him wasn't up to the task in the end.

that sounds familiar but i can't quite put my finger on it

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No rebuttal...

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now they've lost two of their top defensive stars very early which could conceivably put even more pressure on their rookie quarterback to carry the team.

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[quote name='Chaos' timestamp='1347970381' post='1905328']
No rebuttal...
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He supposedly left the site after losing a bet on the Panthers-Saints game

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