A segment on the NFL Network last week asked the question, "What if Andrew Luck entered the 2011 NFL Draft?"
Luck chose to remain for another year at Stanford in hopes of leading the Cardinal to a national title. The Cliff Notes version of the story is that the Carolina Panthers would have drafted Luck over Cam Newton. The Denver Broncos would then have drafted Newton instead of Von Miller and new head coach John Fox would have converted Tim Tebow to a tight end, thus avoiding the drama of the 2012 season.
With their quarterback set, Denver would have no interest in Peyton Manning who would sign with the San Francisco 49ers. The Indianapolis Colts would have made Robert Griffin III the first pick of the 2012 Draft.
Wow. Just wow. It's all supposition, of course, but the logical string of events is uncomfortably plausible. What on earth would the Washington Redskins have done?
In NFL-N's "what if" scenario, Griffin III would have been the only ready-from-day-one rookie quarterbac...