Found June 08, 2012 on
This Given Sunday:
Robert Griffin III
Green Bay Packers
For the second time, Robert Griffin III has gone to some length to quash the notion that he is a running quarterback. Like Michael Vick.
Griffin did not mention Vick by name yesterday, but the comparison was clear to football fans.
“I don’t want people to think I’m just an option quarterback," said Griffin in comments reported by the NFL Network and DC area sports media. "It’s not something you can prove, I don’t think. Perception is reality so it doesn’t matter how many yards you throw for, what you do in practice or what you do in the games. If you can run a little bit you’ll always be smacked with that stereotype." Stereotype?
On another occasion, RG3 said comparisons to Vick are flattering, but he (Griffin) is a throwing quarterback who runs rather than a running quarterback who throws.
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