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Robert Griffin III
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Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III will forever be compared because they were the top two selections in the 2012 NFL Draft. While I believe both will be solid fantasy options—both the short-term and over the long-haul—there will be a difficult decision to make on the two rookie signal-callers in dynasty and re-draft leagues.
It’s hard not like what both Luck and RGIII bring to the table.
Both of them will be capable of delivering from the get-go with their arm and their feet.
Luck is more athletic than given credit for, while RG3 is a better passer than perceived.
Both of them possess the mental makeup to quickly become quality starting quarterbacks.
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Not only do they have what it takes upstairs to learn complex NFL offenses, but they also have the mental toughness to tackle the challenges that come with their clubs being in the position they were to draft them in the first place.
However, between the two of them, I prefer Griffin. For starter...
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Andrew Luck the number one draft pick in the NFL in the 2012 draft hasn’t been able to take part in the Colts team activities, all that is about to change. Luck had to finish his college studies before he could join the Colts. The problem with waiting for Luck is the Colts are going to need Luck to come in and get up to speed quickly. The Colts are in the major rebuilding phase...
Robert Griffin III has certainly made a big splash and a big impression with his Washington Redskins teammates, coaches, and certainly the fans. Everyone is certainly waiting in anticipation for the 2012 regular season to get underway and see just how good that RGIII is going to be. Alot of Griffin’s fellow teammates have said
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Robert Griffin III wants to show everyone that his arm is as strong as his legs. Redskins' wideout Leonard Hankerson certainly believes that after his glove found out just how powerful RG3 is.
INDIANAPOLIS -- While rookie quarterback Andrew Luck isn't due back to participate in his first full-team mini-camp practice until next week, the Indianapolis Colts wrapped up organized team activity practices with a workout Thursday at the team's West 56th Street headquarters. Luck finishes up his architectural design classes at Stanford this week and is scheduled to...
According to John Keim of the Washington Examiner, the Redskins ran some option plays during their on the field OTA’s and head coach Mike Shanahan acknowledged that he believes it will present some problems to opposing defenses.
“We’ve run the quarterback keeps, we’ve run the rolls. We have different types of option schemes available to us. It does present problems...
The Washington Redskins concluded their third round of offseason practices on Thursday. Robert Griffin III showed off his versatility and game management skills, as well as his increasing comfort in Washingtons offensive system, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports. A week after he appeared to struggle somewhat in the lone practice that was open to the media, Griffin appeared...
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was a member of the Falcons during Michael Vick's first season, and from what he's seen so far from Robert Griffin III, he's more than impressed.
Andrew Luck — No brainer. If any team knows the value of their franchise quarterback, it’s the Indianapolis Colts. Luck is the Colts’ foundation for rebuilding a contingent team. Losing him, at this point in the rebuilding process, would turn the entire team upside down.
Dwight Freeney – Freeney is one of the few veterans that will return to the Colts’...
Washington Redskins’ cornerback DeAngelo Hall has a perspective that no one in the league has concerning quarterback Robert Griffin III and the player he will most likely be compared to throughout his career: Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick.Hall played with Vick for three seasons as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. He has also had to play against Vick a lot in recent...
Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin IIIs comfort level in the Washington Redskins offense has gradually increased, and as it does, he moves closer toward filling the role of franchise savior. But tight end Chris Cooley cautions that regardless of Griffins impressive athleticism, throwing ability and intelligence, the Redskins face slim chances for success if theyre expecting...
Arun MoraceNFL.com posted a picture on Facebook of the aftermath of Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson’s attempt to catch a pass from Robert Griffin III in practice today. The result? Hankerson’s glove was torn from the apparent velocity of the throw.
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Ever since Robert Griffin III was drafted second overall by the Washington Redskins in this year's NFL Draft, cornerback DeAngelo Hall has been all over him.Hall used to play for the Atlanta Falcons as well, playing with Michael Vick. Many have been comparing RGIII and Vick for some time now and Hall now wants to break the ice.Hall talked with 980 ESPN Radio, saying the match...
From a skill standpoint, Robert Griffin III should be honored to be compared to Michael Vick. Both are mobile quarterbacks who have cannons for arms and insane play-making ability. As far as an NFL career in concerned, Griffin would probably rather avoid the Vick comparisons. As in, I’m sure RG3 has no intention of being kept out of football for two years because of his involvement...
Robert Griffin III might be a budding franchise cornerstone similar to Michael Vick when he entered the league in 2001, but the comparison ends there, according to Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall. I feel like hes light years ahead of Michael Vick because he understands mentally what it takes to be great," Hall said recently on Washington's 980 ESPN Radio (via sportsradiointerviews...
Given Wichita Falls (Texas) Rider's proximity to Baylor's campus, quarterback J.T. Barrett is often compared to former Golden Bears signal caller Robert Griffin III. Barrett, however, understands the comparison is more about convenience than accuracy.