Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/27/12
The opening day of the 2012 NFL Draft is over and the dust has settled a little. Through the afternoon and evening, a series of interesting statements came out. They had to do with Robert Griffin III. When asked about him as a first round pick and the place he was being picked at, several "experts" uttered the words "I wasn't really that high on him... but then I watched him work out and I went to his Pro Day." Warning flags should have been going up. National commentators hate to be wrong. Last year people roundly criticized teams for grading Cam Newton so high only to have him post one of the best statistical rookie years ever. They've become hesitant... and fixated on the potential. Potential is great, but it needs to be viewed cautiously. There are three things that should cause the Redskins to worry. 1) Timeframe - RGIII is not new to the quarterback position. He was at Baylor for four years. Although he suffered a season-ending injury for the 2009 season, what about 2008 ...
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