(Before I begin the story, I never thought that four years of journalism school would lead to the headline I just crafted above.)
The Redskins' 27-7 loss to the lowly Buccaneers on Sunday led disgruntled fans to chant for Colt McCoy at FedEx Field after another uninspiring effort from Robert Griffin III.
After the game, RGIII shouldered some blame, but also called for a full team effort to salvage whatever is left of this disastrous season.
“It takes 11 men. It doesn’t take one guy. That’s proven," Griffin told reporters. "The great QBs — the Peytons [Manning] and Aaron Rodgers, they don’t play well if their guys don’t play well. They don’t. We need everybody. I need every one of those guys in that locker room. And I know they’re looking at me saying the same thing.”
DeSean Jackson may have chosen to "say the same thing" on Instagram on Monday morning, sharing a quote via Twitter that has been perceived to be a thinly veiled shot at his quarterback. (The quote features explicit language, so consider this your NSFW warning.)
"I've never been a vocal guy to yell at a player or get on another player," Jackson said. "That just wasn't me. Now I'm in my seventh year, I've been through a lot and I understand how things can be portrayed. That's the wrong impression you want to give when you have a young guy like RGIII being the quarterback and what he's been through in his career so far. I wanted to stand up and let him know I'm supporting him, and hopefully everyone else can support the situation, too."
So much for that, apparently.
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