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Robert Griffin III
In 1998 the debate about the best quarterback available in the draft centered around the word “upside.” While most appreciated Peyton Manning’s football acumen, pedigree and polish most agreed that Ryan Leaf had a better arm as well as the potential to grow more. The pundits felt Manning was too ready. In hindsight they look like the buffoons in Major League proclaiming the towering shot was “too high” to make it out of the park.
You’d think they’d learn but as the world has proven many times, history will indeed be repeated.
Before the 2012 NFL draft more than one talking head declared Robert Griffin III had better arm strength and more upside than future Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. In fact, one such well-respected talent evaluator went as far as to say that Luck lacked “elite” arm strength. Someone wasn’t paying attention in 1998.
That’s not to say Robert Griffin III will be Ryan Leaf. In fact the two couldn’t be more different. Where Leaf was brash, lacked intelligence and had
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