RG3’s jersey, boots headed to Hall of Fame

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09:57 AM December 6th, 2012

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December 6th, 2012 09:57 AM

Eagles’ Jason Babin, right, is stiff-armed by the Redskins’ Robert Griffin III during the 2nd quarter as the Philadelphia Eagles play the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, MD, on November 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti) THE EVENING BULLETIN OUT, TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

ASHBURN, Virginia — Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III already has a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

On Wednesday, the hall collected the grass- and dirt-stained burgundy jersey and boots worn by Griffin when he set the NFL single-season record for yards rushing by a quarterback in the Redskins’ win over the New York Giants.

Griffin ran five times for 72 yards in the 17-16 victory on Monday, giving him 714 yards on the season and topping the mark of 706 set last year by Cam Newton.

It’s been quite a week for Griffin, whose RG3 nickname was chanted repeatedly when he made an appearance at the Washington Wizards’ upset of the NBA champion Miami Heat on Tuesday.

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