Without anything else to hand off for the rest of the season, benched Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III rolled up to Redskins park earlier this week with a sedan full of Xbox One consoles for the offensive line that let him get sacked 38 times this year.
A few months ago a guy reached out to me over Twitter with a common question, but for an unusual purpose. He asked if gamers can create or rename teams in Madden NFL. No, I replied, that hasn't been a feature for several years. His reason for asking is probably why: the guy wanted to create the Washington Whiteskins.
If I learned anything this past week, it's that some people will find any context in which an ethnic slur is not an ethnic slur, or will find some justification for its use, from the name of a video game to that of a football team.
Compare him to a video game plumber all day long; all it does is make Houston Texans defensive end Mario Williams tackle Washington Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb harder.