New role for 'even hungrier' RG3: Redskins captain

Updated: November 15, 2012, 3:54 AM ET
Associated Press

ASHBURN, Va. -- Robert Griffin III made his debut as an NFL captain with typical RG3 flair, wearing mismatched shoes, saying he's "even hungrier" following a few days off and lamenting that he likely won't get to play against Michael Vick on Sunday.

The Redskins' offensive players voted Wednesday to make their quarterback a team captain for the rest of the season. Coach Mike Shanahan said he believes it's the first time he's had a rookie in such a leadership position.

"You just know ...

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