Watch RG3’s ‘magic’ fumble for a Washington Redskins touchdown
Robert Griffin III has had his share of magical moments throughout his NFL career -- all 12 games of it.
Even when RG3 makes a mistake it can still turn into something positive for the Washington Redskins.
Take a play from the first quarter of the Redskins’ 17-16 win over the New York Giants on Monday night. The quarterback picked up 12 yards on a running play deep in Giants territory but had the ball stripped by Stevie Johnson on the way down.
Normally that would be disastrous, a scoring opportunity down the drain. But, fortunately for the Redskins, Griffin was involved. The rookie with the golden touch fumbled the ball into the air -- and right into the arms of teammate Joshua Morgan, who took it the last 13 yards into the end zone for a 7-3 Washington lead.
“We didn’t run it in practice because we wanted to save it for the game,” Griffin joked about the play afterward. “I knew he was going to be there for it .… Joshua did a good job being in the spot where he was supposed to be.”
ESPN commentator Jon Gruden may have described it best: “The magic of RG3.”
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