Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/27/14

ASHBURN, VA - JULY 29: Quarterback Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins throws a pass during drills on the first day of training camp July 29, 2010 in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The Washington Redskins will be sitting at home for the playoffs and while the early word is that Mike Shannahan will stay on as the head coach, the new question is who will be playing QB next year.  Rex Grossman had a dismal year in which he threw an interception in 12 straight games.  The Skins will be getting a top ten draft pick in the 2012 NFL Draft and if Dan Snyder had any sense he would go straight for the reigning Heisman Trophy winner in Robert Griffin III out of Baylor University. The way that the draft order is stacking, all of the teams ahead of the Skins have established QB’s which opens the door for the possibility of selcting RG3.  Andrew Luck should most certainly go to the Colts which means that the Skins should have a shot at Griffin.  Griffin is the right fit for Washington because he has the size (6’3″ 200lbs.) and he certainly has the smarts (he has already graduated and is working on a masters degree).  Alot of scouts are comparing him to Cam Newton and while people would compare Griffin to Jason Campbell, there is too much upside to Griffin and [...]
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