Found June 28, 2012 on PPR Fantasy Football:
  Robert Griffin III could be a steal for fantasy owners this season. It is hard to call someone a sleeper when everyone in the world of pro football knows about him. But in the world of fantasy football, Robert Griffin III is a bit of an unknown. What exactly is he going to be as a fantasy quarterback? What kind of production can fantasy owners expect? Griffin or RG3 (as he will called from now on) is definitely an intriguing prospect that fantasy owners must take the time to evaluate. Projecting the value and production of a rookie quarterback is always difficult; the difference between playing quarterback in the Big 12 and the NFL are astronomical and how well Rg3 makes that adjustment, will go a long way to determining what kind of fantasy player he will be in 2012. Throughout the 2012 FantasyPPR.com sleeper series, I have used a lot of statistics to back up my reasons for a guy being a sleeper. However, since there is no way I trust to convert college numbers to NFL num...
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