“That guy is flat-out unbelievable,” Osi Umenyiora said after the New York Giants’ win over the Washington Redskins. “I’m not even going to lie. That’s the best quarterback we’ve played this year.”
Had those comments from Umenyiora been about Eli Manning I would have believed them. Instead he is the latest in a group of people who have dumped praise on the Robert Griffin III. Griffin is a super talented player and may in fact turn the Redskins from doormat in the NFC East to kingpin but lets keep it all in context.
The Giants defeated the Redskins on Sunday even though Griffin completed 20-of-28 passes for 258 yards and two touchdowns and added another 89 yards on the ground.
“He’s faster in person than he is on tape. He’s very, very fast. He’s a very talented young man. He’s going to have a lot of success in this league,” said Canty.
Even Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was singing the praises of Griffin following Sunday’s game.
“He looks like the fastest guy on tape and he’s