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Don't call it a comeback

An athlete's image is often his own worst enemy. Just look at Robert Griffin III

Originally Published: October 1, 2013
By Howard Bryant | ESPN The Magazine

IN RETROSPECT, THE whole Robert Griffin III narrative looks so silly. The elaborate comeback concoction -- the Good Housekeeping Seal proclamations from Dr. James Andrews, the optimistic weekly bulletins endorsed by Mike Shanahan, the inspirational tweets from Griffin and the slickly produced commercials -- was always dubious. But now, as the Redskins' season spirals downward, the marketing contrivance has collided with the cold truth: The great RG3, whose career is composed of ...

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