Former Ravens QB Goes Public With His Opinion on Brittney Griner; NFL Twitter Doesn’t Accept It

Published 08/05/2022, 12:08 PM EDT
US WNBA basketball superstar Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow on June 27, 2022. – Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February on charges of carrying in her luggage vape cartridges with cannabis oil, which could carry a 10-year prison sentence. (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

The American Sports division witnessed a shocker after WNBA star Brittney Griner suffered confinement in Russia. Professional sports enthusiasts and American citizens monitored the condition. The trial concludes with Griner facing a prison sentence. It has rocked the sporting world. While various entities lay their opinion, Robert Griffin III kept his stance with four words.

Brittany Griner had a Russian court trial awaiting. Despite her guilty plea, the court found The WNBA star guilty on Thursday of trafficking narcotics into the country. Additionally, Griner will now face a nine-year sentence in the Russian prison. The news erupted displeasure in various people’s minds. Even Robert Griffin III did not hold his thoughts.


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Response from people all over the world streamed in following the court’s order on Brittney Griner. The news of her sentencing has prompted former Washington QB Robert Griffin III to call on the authorities to locate a means of bringing her home.


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RG3 made a simple four-word sentence to support the WNBA player and also to bring her back to the States. Griffin and Griner both attended Baylor from 2009 to 2011.

As per Sports Illustrated, Brittney Griner became a subject to detainment because of the alleged possession of an unauthorized object at Moscow Airport. Griner also entered a guilty plea in court on July 7 and asked the judge for mercy. The WNBA player claimed her crime but also said that it was unintentional. The offense carries a maximum sentence of ten years in a Russian federal penitentiary.

NFL fans do not agree with Robert Griffin III over Brittney Griner’s case

Robert Griffin III came out to support one of his Baylor Sports companions. However, not all the NFL Universe members are on-board with the former Washington athlete and his thoughts.

A user questioned RG3 about why it was of any importance to him, and another user gave the answer.

Another user asked ‘Why’ and gave some reasonings over Griner’s offense.

Users continued to question Robert Griffin III and his opinion.

Another user gave their own opinion on the Brittney Griner situation.

Moreover, a user agreed with RG3’s sentiment but also urges him to look over the others facing charges in Russia.

This user disagreed with the ESPN Analyst’s appeal.

A user said that Griner can come home —

but after learning her lesson.


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A user made use of Newton’s third law of motion to explain her stance.


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It remains to be seen if the US government will proceed with a prospective settlement to liberate Griner from Russia.

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Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He began writing while working for an online news portal and holds a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Although Pavitra enjoys watching WWE, Gronk and Brady turned him into an NFL aficionado.