Justin Tejada

The knee of RGIII leads to awesomely bad poetry (this headline included)

  • Gridiron Guru
  • Posted by: Justin Tejada
  • January 16, 2013, 12:22 PM

When Robert Griffin III hobbled off the field against the Seattle Seahawks it was the symbolic end of the Washington Redskins season. But it was also the start of some awesomly bad poetry. Griffin tore two ligaments in his right knee as the Skins lost their first playoff appearance since 2007. That prompted Washington Post columnist John Kelly to invite readers to submit poems about RGIII's injury.

One favorite, to the tune of "My Country 'Tis of Thee":

RGIII hurt his knee,
Can't use arthroscopy,
It's torn so bad.

Coach kept him in too long,
Team may have done him wrong,
Just hope it's not his swan song,
Skins' fans so sad.

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I am feeling bad for him but this type of knee problem with the players are normal.

to bad so sad for him he is awesome



sooooooooooooooooooo wierd. I mean thats the song we sing at school evryday

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