Redskins QB Robert Griffin III: Loss to Buccaneers was a 'travesty'

Monday November 17th, 2014

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told reporters after the team's 27-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday that the loss was a "travesty," and that right now the Redskins are "not a very good football team.”

Griffin completed 23-of-32 passes for 207 yards on Sunday. He threw one touchdown and two interceptions.

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The Redskins managed 322 yards of offense, but also turned the ball over three times. Redskins kicker Kai Forbath missed two field goals -- one from 47 yards out in the second quarter, and a 50-yard attempt in the third quarter. It was the first time Forbath missed two field goals in a game all season.

Griffin was also sacked by Tampa Bay six times. The quarterback took the blame for all six sacks, saying he "can do better."

From The Washington Post:

“All of the sacks are on me. Period. We’re 3-7, and everybody in this room knows that, and everybody in that locker room knows that. We can’t do what 3-7 football teams do. We can’t throw knives and stab each other in the back. I think we have good people in our locker room, men of God that are going to stick together and stay strong. So when you ask me that question, and I say all of the sacks are on me, it’s because I’m looking myself in the mirror and saying, I can do better. I have to do better. I need every man in that locker room, players and coaches, to look themselves in the mirror and say, ‘What can I do better?’”

On defense, the Redskins gave up 209 yards and two touchdowns to receiver Mike Evans.

The Redskins play the San Francisco 49ers on the road next Sunday.

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