Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/6/12

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 [...]
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Gregg Popovich makes LaMarcus Aldridge sit out practice

Greg Hardy excited to face Tom Brady because of wife Gisele

Aldon Smith pleads not guilty to hit-and-run DUI

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy this year

Josh McCown, Craig Robertson defend Joe Haden

Jimmy Butler cannot believe teams game-plan for him


James Harden: I know I was the MVP, that’s 100 percent given

Five questions about the 2015 American League Wild Card game

Kevin Love expected to be cleared for Cavs’ opening night

Dan Jennings will not return as Marlins manager

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Roethlisberger refutes reports he could return in Week 7

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy

Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Five questions about the 2015 AL Wild Card game

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Bills defenders: Odell Beckham Jr. is a prima donna

Lifelong Yankees fan disses Alex Rodriguez in obituary

Trail Blazers honor Umpqua Community College victims

CC Sabathia and the humanity of athletes

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker