Originally posted on Redskins Hog Heaven  |  Last updated 9/26/13
Now we know. For awhile at least, Robert Griffin III is going to be a pocket passer as his knee fully recuperates. This is the first time in his career that he will be a committed pocket-passing game manager.  Get used to it. RG is too busy to read Hog Heaven. He shouldn't be taking coaching advice from us anyway. This post is for us fans who must start to evaluate RGIII differently. We may not see the genuine dual threat RG until late this season, if then. So as the Redskins run an offensive style suitable for Kirk Cousins, or Mark Brunell, here are the commandments we should use to judge RGIII as a pocket passer. I. Thou shalt step UP into the pocket. On several occasions when pass rushers were closing in on RG, he ran backwards deep behind the scrimmage line to find room to make a play. That doesn't qualify as a decent scramble. If the pocket is collapsing, the quarterback does not run backwards where a long pass may net a three yard gain. Instead of running back...
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