by Mark Pierce
- Colts General Manager Bill Polian said on a conference call Robert Griffin III is an athlete of a kind ” we’ve never seen before. ” Actually, he called him a ” threat”. He meant offensively. You know, with the ball.
- Last season’s early season number one running back Tim Hightower paid a visit to the New England Patriots today. Coach Shanahan expressed at the owners meeting in March a desire to keep the DMV product. Hightower was a Richmond Spider during his college career. Go Spiders.
- The NFL asked arbitrator Stephen Burbank to dismiss the case against it by the Redskins and the Cowboys. It is unclear as to when he will rule on the case. A hearing is scheduled for May 10th.
- The start of the Redskins off-season conditioning program also marked a new beginning for second year player Niles Paul. Coach Shanahan phoned Paul during the off-season and asked him how he felt about a move to tight end. Paul replied that he would ” play wherever you want me”. Music to fans ears.