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Robert Griffin III surprises Kyle Shanahan with stiff arm after Ravens win over 49ers

Robert Griffin III surprises Kyle Shanahan with stiff arm after Ravens win over 49ers

It’s funny how things come back around.

Immediately after the Ravens’ Week 13 victory over the 49ers on Sunday, conversations on Twitter began to surface surrounding Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III and San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan.

During postgame celebrations the camera showed a quick glimpse of what looked to be RG3 catching Shanahan by surprise with a stiff arm followed by a simple dap.

However, it was all out of love. In fact, RG3 made his way through the crowd to find Shanahan and show his respect.

What many may have forgotten in the moment is that the two have quite a bit of history together during their time in Washington.

When Washington traded up to select Griffin with the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Shanahan was the offensive coordinator. That same year Griffin was named 2012 AP Rookie of the Year after throwing for 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns and five interceptions while also adding 815 rushing yards and seven more touchdowns.

Unfortunately, a knee injury in the playoffs ended up hindering his potential, and Shanahan was fired after the 2013 season.

So Sunday was the perfect chance for the two to reunite.

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Earl Thomas' daughter was the toughest reporter at the Pro Bowl

Earl Thomas' daughter was the toughest reporter at the Pro Bowl

Earl Thomas' daughter Kaleigh is many things. She's seven years old, has sick dance moves, and now we can add another accomplishment to that list: a hard-hitting reporter.

During the Pro Bowl, Kaleigh asked some of the NFL's stars some of the toughest questions they'd faced all weekend.

She asked Russell Wilson and Andre Roberts why they both liked football so much, Shaquill Griffin if he had any personal hobbies, and grilled Drew Brees on who is best friend in the league was.

She also interviewed her father and specifically asked if he was getting old. "I'm not getting old, I'm still playing at a high level," he noted. "Do you think daddy's getting old?"

"I think my dad's getting old, so we'll skip that question," Kaleigh said.

This is the intrepid reporting we needed during the Pro Bowl, and Kaleigh is getting after it.

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WATCH: Justin Tucker drills 70-yard field goal at Pro Bowl practice

WATCH: Justin Tucker drills 70-yard field goal at Pro Bowl practice

Justin Tucker is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, but at Pro Bowl practice Friday he decided to show off his ridiculous range by drilling a 70-yard field goal with relative ease. 

Hitting 70-yard field goals in practice isn't anything new. He spent time in the offseason drilling kicks from the same distance.

There just wasn't any need for Tucker to kick a record-breaking field goal because the Ravens offense was seemingly always in the red zone. Tucker attempted 59 extra points this year, which was the most he'd ever taken in a season by 17 and led the league by a wide margin. 

Tucker's current career-long is the 61-yard bomb he hit in 2013. His longest field goal in 2019 was 51 yards. 

In a game like the Pro Bowl, field position and the final result doesn't really matter. So maybe Tucker will get a chance to kick from 70-plus during the game on Sunday. 

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