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This is the End for Robert Griffin III in Washington

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) runs away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Armonty Bryant (95) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) runs away from Cleveland Browns defensive end Armonty Bryant (95) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

 

(USA Today) – On Wednesday, President Obama will pardon a turkey as part of the White House’s annual Thanksgiving celebration. Meanwhile, the turkeys down the road in Ashburn are getting ready to do the opposite to Robert Griffin III, essentially axing their young quarterback – the one who’s two years removed from leading a team to the playoffs and winning offensive rookie of the year.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports Colt McCoy will start Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, ending RG3’s three-game “tryout” following an ankle injury in Week 2 of this season.

It appears to be an ignominious end for a quarterback so closely removed from NFL greatness.

Two years ago this week, Griffin was in Dallas, winning a season-saving Thanksgiving game in front of a massive television audience, en route to a seven-game winning streak and division title. He was the toast of the NFL. Now he’s on the verge of being left on the curb, available for the best offer. The one-time king of D.C. relegated to exile by the biggest jesters in town – Daniel Snyder, Bruce Allen and Jay Gruden.

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