"We're searching for answers on offense," Gruden said. "And it starts at the quarterback position, quite frankly."
Now it's a question as to whether RG3 is done for good in Washington, and whether he'll develop the skills necessary to succeed as a pocket-passer in the NFL.
The Redskins (3-8) are 0-3 since he returned from an ankle injury and have scored only one touchdown in each of the past two games.
Griffin will serve as the No. 2 quarterback on Sunday. Although he chatted informally with reporters Wednesday, he made no comment about Gruden's decision.
Geno Smith is getting another shot as the
The team announced Wednesday that Smith, benched the last three games in favor of Michael Vick, will be under center against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night.
"The best thing for this team right now is to play Geno Smith," Coach
Ryan met with both quarterbacks in the morning and informed them of the decision. The Jets (2-9) want to get another look at Smith to make an evaluation on the quarterback, along with other young players, heading into the off-season.
Another chance for Fitzpatrick
"There's a lot of times you don't have that opportunity," said Fitzpatrick, who will start Sunday against Tennessee. "Something was taken away from me and I didn't know if I'd get a chance to go out there and play again. So [there's a] renewed sense of excitement and energy."
Coach Bill O'Brien said the