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Griffin III’s Awards Help Community, Too

Posted by Andrew Walker on November 30, 2012 – 5:19 pm

Robert Griffin III

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Robert Griffin III says he won’t reflect on his record-setting rookie campaign until after the season, but when his awards directly benefit the community, you can bet the Redskins quarterback will appreciate that fact immediately.

That was the case today, when Griffin III was named the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week, an award that comes with a $2,000 donation in each of the winning players’ names to their local offices of Junior Achievement.

It’s the second time Griffin III has won FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week award, so that means he’s sent $4,000 to the Washington, D.C., Junior Achievement office just based on his top-notch performances.

The FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week distinction was the third award Griffin III has won this week alone. Read more »

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Vote RG3 For Two National Awards

Posted by Andrew Walker on September 11, 2012 – 9:37 am

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We all know by now how awesome Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III played in his NFL debut against the New Orleans Saints.

Now we need the rest of the league to acknowledge this feeling.

Griffin III — whose 320 passing yards and two touchdowns led the Redskins to a 40-32 win over the Saints — is a nominee for the “FedEx Air NFL Player Of The Week” and the “Pepsi Max NFL Rookie Of The Week” awards.

Voting for Griffin III is super easy.

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