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Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley doesn’t believe that rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III will be able to turn around the offense all by himself. He believes it will take a team effort in order to get things on the right track.
“The biggest thing as far as the line and skill positions is to be right,” Cooley said Thursday, shortly after Griffin and the offense wrapped up OTAs with an impressive practice session. “There are specific rules in our offense, and there are specific ways plays are run, and we’ve been unsuccessful over the last couple years because you can look back at plays and you can say, ‘This is great except for one or two guys.’ We can’t be wrong.”
Cooley believes it’s going to come down to the veterans doing their jobs in order to help Griffin.
“We’ve been part of it long enough that we have to be where we’re supposed to be,” Cooley said.. “We have to run the routes the way they’re coached. We have to block the protections the way they’re coached. We can’t ask [Griffin] to be running around, making all kinds of plays.”
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