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The Washington Redskins are happy to have the real refs back. Well, at least until a call goes the other way.
But the 23-year-old Redskin from Pensacola, Fla., has not let the new-found fame go to his head. He still drives a 1991 Mazda 626. He got the car his junior year of college at Florida State University.
The Washington Redskins are finally scoring. So are their opponents.
The Redskins home opener means the return of one important tradition to FedEx Field: tailgating.
President Barack Obama congratulated the Nationals on Friday for making the playoffs and is predicting a Nationals-White Sox World series.
Washington Redskins receiver Joshua Morgan felt the full downside of the social media age this week, receiving death threats and other venomous message on Twitter because of his fourth-quarter blunder in the loss to the St. Louis Rams.
Still stinging from the thrashing they took from Robert Griffin III, the New Orleans Saints turn their attention toward defending another dual threat quarterback this Sunday in Carolina's Cam Newton.
Perhaps not since Stephen Strasburg's first game as a National has a rookie's debut actually surpassed the hype leading up to it like RGIII's. The Redskins' win in New Orleans goes down as the upset of the week, and RGIII was easily the standout player of the Sunday action.
Late in the third quarter of Robert Griffin III's NFL debut, Washington Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg grabbed the rookie quarterback on the sideline and made a request.