Robert Griffin III energized Washington Redskins fan at a draft party Saturday at FedEx Field when he did some jumping jacks, apparently proof knee rehabilitation is coming along just fine.
Then, he charged up the crowd of more than 20,000 fans with a few words, telling them his favorite moment was a 38-31 victory over the rival Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving at Cowboys Stadium.
“You've got to start with the last game against the Cowboys,” Griffin said, according to The Dallas Morning News. “Alfred Morris runs for 200 yards, does a great job. Then we go back to the game on Thanksgiving and we spanked the Cowboys.
“We made Cowboys Stadium our home. And that's what we want to continue to do.”
It did not take the young quarterback very long to learn what will fire up fans on both sides of this rivalry. Washington’s first meeting vs. Dallas this season comes in Week 5 at Cowboys Stadium and it will be nationally broadcast on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.”
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