Robert Griffin III debuts against Drew Brees in the Big Easy.
The storylines are plentiful in this much-anticipated NFC matchup, as Robert Griffin III debuts for the Washington Redskins against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints at 1pm EST on Fox. Heisman Trophy winners have often struggled in the NFL, but Griffin can look to Cam Newton’s stellar 2011 rookie campaign as a blue print for this year.
The All-Pro wideout was injured Sunday against the Steelers.
Non-contact injuries are often the worst ones.
That was the feeling in Houston yesterday when Texans All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson fell untouched to the Reliant Stadium turf. Many speculated that it could be a knee injury – which would have been the scariest scenario – but it appears that Johnson injured his hamstring instead. The MRI today will tell us more, but everyone knows how much Johnson means to the team.