Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/10/12
ASHBURN, Va. -- Since Mark Rypien was the Super Bowl MVP for the victorious Redskins in 1991, started 21 quarterbacks, with only Brad Johnson (1999), Mark Brunell (2005) and Todd Collins (2007) doing so in the playoffs. Mike Shanahan, who coached the Denver Broncos to consecutive Super Bowl titles in 1997 and 1998, believes that Robert Griffin III will take Washington back to the top of the NFL. And so the coach, who traded three first-round draft picks and a second-rounder to St. Louis on March 9 for the right to move up four spots to take Griffin second overall last month, wasted no time in naming him the Redskins' starter ahead of incumbent Rex Grossman. "He's the starter, period," Shanahan said on May 6 after Griffin and his fellow rookies completed their fifth and final practice of a three-day minicamp at Redskins Park. "The reason we gave up what we gave up is he can do some things that I believe no has done." This from a coach who worked with mobile Hall of Fame quar...
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