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Robert Griffin III Official... Tweeting

Postby Countertrey » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:19 pm

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‎#KnowYourWhy
@Terrence_Austin why do you play the game?
Why do you Sacrifice?
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Postby Countertrey » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:20 pm

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I play because I love the game & God has a plan for me. My story is his message. I sacrifice everything for my family & my team
#KnowYourWhy
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Postby Countertrey » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:05 pm

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‎#KnowYourWhy
@Niles_Paul84 why do you grind?
Why do you sacrifice?
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Postby Countertrey » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:06 pm

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‎#KnowYourWhy
@PierreGarcon why do you play the game?
Why do you sacrifice?
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Postby Deadskins » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:59 pm

Sorry, I don't get it. :hmm:
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Postby Colorado Skin Fan » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:13 pm

He put out a bunch of tweets to other Redskin players this evening asking "Why do you sacrifice", "Why do you grind". I like it. Already helping establish a rally point and players culture. Forcing them to think about why they play this game beyond a paycheck. Let's hope a lot of the answers are to win Superbowls!

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Postby ACW » Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:01 am

Colorado Skin Fan wrote:He put out a bunch of tweets to other Redskin players this evening asking "Why do you sacrifice", "Why do you grind". I like it. Already helping establish a rally point and players culture. Forcing them to think about why they play this game beyond a paycheck. Let's hope a lot of the answers are to win Superbowls!
Think he's doing that to ALL his teammates. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the leadership =D> :celebrate:

EDIT: http://www.rantsports.com/washington-re ... -your-why/
Haha, love this reply to Garcon:
Working on it everyday. RT @RGIII: @PierreGarcon Well...they say WE can't win. So let's go WIN!!!!
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Postby langleyparkjoe » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:29 am

I know I say this every single year.. but this is different.

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Postby UK Skins Fan » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:55 am

Hmmmm, it might be a demonstration of leadership, but if I'm London Fletcher, I might be wondering why this guy is asking me stuff like this. Just seems a little impertinent to me. All very well to ask the question of fellow rookies, but seasoned veteran leaders? If somebody told me to "know my why", I think I'd smash them in the face with a garden fork.

But I'm not London Fletcher. Which is a result for all of us, because I can't tackle a bag of peas.
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Postby SouthLondonRedskin » Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:15 am

Lol.

I don't think he'd send something like that to London. I think he'll leave the D to be the D. Nobody there will listen to him just now.

He's bonding with the guys he needs more than anyone else to help him through his first year. The receivers first, then the OL and then the RBs. He's telling them he can be a leader and to believe in him.

If the guys take it in the right spirit and run with it then it's real good. You'll get the receivers diving full pelt to make catches, the backs running through walls and the OL protecting for all their worth, all because they believe he can take them to the promised land and they can get a ring.

Or he can be seen to be an upstart and we'll turn into the freakin' Jets!

But I think he knows what he's doing. He's just spent a few days with most of the receivers in Waco, he's getting tight with them first of all, they'll know him better than the rest of the team by now I'd say....
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Postby emoses14 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:48 am

Far as I can tell he's sending it to receivers (TE or WR) and probably running backs in the future, maybe a few lineman. My guess is first, he leaves the defense be at this point in time (until either he's shown more of a leadership quality in actual games and/or this thing actually seems to be working for the young offensive guys he has don it with) and that second, he'll never send this to London Fletcher.
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Postby UK Skins Fan » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:28 am

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‪#KnowYourWhy‬ @LFletcher59 why do you play the game? Why do you sacrifice?

He did send it to London, which was what prompted my comment in the first place. Just seems out of place to me. I love the guy, but I'd personally think he was a cocky upstart if I was a veteran of the standing of #59.

Maybe it just doesn't translate well from one side of the Atlantic to the other!
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Postby emoses14 » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:34 am

My bad.
I know he got a pretty good zip on the ball. He has a quick release. . . once I seen a coupla' throws, I was just like 'Yeah, he's that dude.'"

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Postby riggofan » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:39 am

UK Skins Fan wrote:Robert Griffin III ‏@RGIII
‪#KnowYourWhy‬ @LFletcher59 why do you play the game? Why do you sacrifice?

He did send it to London, which was what prompted my comment in the first place. Just seems out of place to me. I love the guy, but I'd personally think he was a cocky upstart if I was a veteran of the standing of #59.

Maybe it just doesn't translate well from one side of the Atlantic to the other!


Yeah no offense but I think that is a total misreading of his tweet.

A young guy asking a respected veteran for his thoughts on why he puts so much into the game? What could be more respectful than to ask for insight and advice from an experienced player like Fletcher?

A cocky upstart is the guy who thinks he knows all the answers already and DOESN'T want to listen to the vets.

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Postby UK Skins Fan » Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:51 am

You might be right riggo. My query was based on my initial interpretation of the tweet, which was that RGIII is seeking to remind his teammates about why they play, rather than seeking insight from them.

Could be "my bad", because I might be a lot more cynical than the average NFL player. But if I misinterpreted the meaning, I doubt that I'd be the only one.
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