The Washington Redskins cheerleaders (aka - The Redskinettes) pose during a 1970 preaseason game against the Bills. (Neil Leifer/SI)
Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair his LCL and reconstruct his ACL. The recovery time is expected to be 6-8 months and Redskins fan can just hope RGIII returns to form. (Al Tielemans/SI)
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Redskins guard Vince Promuto drinks water from a ladle during a 1963 game against the Giants at Yankee Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)
Cubs manager Dale Sveum is in the news after being shot by former teammate Robin Yount in the right ear and back with pellets during a recent quail hunt in Arizona. Sveum was uninjured and even joked around, calling Molitor “Dick Cheney” after the incident. As the Cubs manager thanks his lucky stars he wasn’t seriously injured, SI looked into its archives for photos of athletes who hunt, including Redskins legend John Riggins. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
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Victor Cruz celebrates his game-winning tochdown reception in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Giants-Redskins game. Cruz and the Giants are No. 1 in Don Banks’s latest NFL Power Rankings. (Elsa/Getty Images)
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Redskins wide receiver Gary Clark practices for the 1992 NFL Pro Bowl. Clark was one of many NFL players who wore Zubaz pants, the famous zebra-colored clothing line of the early ’90s. This Monday, Comerica Park will host Zubazpalooza II. For a $30 fee, fans receive a mezzanine ticket to the game against the Yankees and a pair of Tigers-colored Zubaz pants. Sadly, the event is already sold out. (NFL/Wireimage)
Vince Lombardi, newly-hired head coach and general manager of the Washington Redskins, conducts his first training camp at Dickinson College in 1969. The legendary coach would lead Washington to its first winning season in 14 years (7-5-2), but only spent one year in DC due to declining health. He died of cancer in Sept. 1970. (Paul Fine/Getty Images)
Giants quarterback Y.A. Tittle attempts a pass during a 1961 game against the Redskins. Tittle played four seasons with the Giants (1961-64) at the end of his career, highlighted by the 1963 season in which he threw a then-record 36 touchdown passes. (Neil Leifer/SI)
Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck and Washington’s Robert Griffin III, the first and second picks in the 2012 NFL Draft, pose for a portrait during the 2012 NFLPA Rookie Premiere photo shoot last month.
NFL rookie minicamps opened earlier this month and for Redskins fans, that meant the beginning of the Robert Griffin III era. In this photo, the Heisman Trophy winner throws a pass as fourth-round pick Kirk Cousins looks on. Washington traded two future first-round draft picks along with a second-round pick to move up and select Griffin. (AP)
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Robert Griffin III poses with his life-size statue made of SUBWAY Smokehouse BBQ Chicken sandwiches in New York City on Tuesday. The sculpture, made by artist James Victor of Conshohocken, Penn., is an artistic representation of the football star from the chest up and stands approximately three feet tall. Griffin is widely expected to be drafted by the Redskins with the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for SUBWAY)
The Three Amigos — Ricky Nattiel, Vance Johnson and Mark Jackson — pose during Super Bowl XXII Media Day in 1988. Today is Media Day for the Patriots and Giants, who will play in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday. (Getty Images)