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Played Off: Pigskins team orthopedist James Andrews says he never cleared quarterback Robert Griffin III to go back into yesterday’s Seahawks game. Andrews was “scared to death” that Griffin was still playing, according to USA Today. -10 (-5 for Pigskins loss, -5 for RGIII injury)
Mercurial Host: RGIII’s success this season had team owner Dan Snyder in a better mood, so much so that he’s stopped holing up in his luxury box pounding drinks and pizza after losses. Alas, the Washington Post reports that Snyder still gets mad if box guests are dressed in opponents’ colors. +/-0
Park It: Buying a condo at CityCenterDC is not the closest thing D.C. has to Central Park living, despite what the Washington Post says. -2
Best Ever: Capital Bikeshare is the best bikeshare program in the country, according to Slate. +2
Friday’s Needle rating: 55 Today’s score: -10 Today’s Needle rating: 45