Daily Dawg Tags: The return of RG3


Spanning the virtual globe to bring you the latest news about the Cleveland Browns and the NFL – these are your Daily Dawg Tags for Friday, Dec. 9.

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson made it official on Thursday.

Robert Griffin III is back as the team’s starting quarterback.

“I kind of got with our coaches, watched practice, went through more detail, watched more practice, went back and watched his first game and thought it would be best to go in that direction,” Jackson said. “He gives us a chance to win. Any decision I am making is for that locker room. Right now, it gives us the best opportunity to play well but also see him. That is part of it, too, but hopefully to give us a chance to go out and play better on offense.”

Griffin will presumably remain the starter until the end of the season or until he suffers yet another injury – whichever comes first.

Cleveland Browns news:

Can the new offensive line protect RG3?

Protection has been an issue all year for the Cleveland Browns. Early in the season, individual performances by the offensive line created unnecessary pressure on quarterbacks. Can the Cleveland Browns protect Robert Griffin III in his return to action this Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals?

Browns need to move on from RG3 in 2017

Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III will get a chance to prove himself during the final four weeks of the 2016 season, but it will not be enough to win the job in 2017.

Hue Jackson eager for RG3 to start again (ohio.com)

Let the RG3 experiment resume. Browns coach Hue Jackson named Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback for Sunday’s home game against the Cincinnati Bengals and made it clear he’ll be auditioning for a chance to become the franchise’s QB of the future after missing 11 games with a fractured coracoid bone in his left shoulder.

Robert Griffin III is back and you can’t look away (Fox Sports)

He’s back, more pompous and slightly-less injured than ever. Robert Griffin III, late of a shoulder injury that’s sidelined him since his opening game with his new team, will make his




unavoidable comeback on Sunday afternoon, quarterbacking the Cleveland Browns in one of the least consequential games of the NFL season.

Browns plan to move most of training camp to Columbus in 2018 (cleveland.com)

The Browns are working with the city of Columbus to move most of training camp there by 2018, a Browns spokesman confirmed. But Hue Jackson stressed the importance of making practices available here for Northeast Ohio fans, too.

NFL news:

Where have all the offensive linemen gone? (NFL.com)

The offensive line is as important as ever in today’s game — so why is it so hard to build a good one?

Rams Junior High: Inside a dysfunctional front office (MMQB)

Jeff Fisher’s recent comments revealed a giant rift between coaches and personnel, with both sides bickering about who’s to blame for the team’s failings.

The most important games left this season (ESPN)

Three-quarters of the NFL season is over. If you’re waiting for your favorite team to break out, well, it’s probably not going to happen. For several organizations, the season is all but over. That said, just about everyone else has something to play for, whether that’s trying to win a division, claiming a top seed, or simply trying to advance into the postseason by any means necessary.

Tony Romo, Jay Cutler and Colin Kaepernick might be available (Washington Post)

The upcoming NFL offseason could provide plenty of quarterback-related intrigue if it delivers a league-wide reshuffling of prominent veterans that could include Tony Romo, Jay Cutler and Colin Kaepernick.