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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay claimed Tuesday that quarterback Robert Griffin III declined an invitation to work out privately for the team.
The statement from Irsay, if confirmed, appeared to cement the notion that the Colts will select former Stanford star Andrew Luck as their replacement for Peyton Manning.
Luck will work out for the Colts on Tuesday in Indianapolis, and is widely expected to be the top selection of the NFL Draft on April 26.
"A Luck private workout 2day..we want 2b as thorough n disciplined n process of #1 pick..we wanted 2do private with RG3,but his agent said no," Irsay wrote on Twitter.
Later, however, NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk reported that Griffin will not privately work out for any teams.
Irsay has said the team is undecided on who to select, with some NFL analysts arguing the Heisman Trophy winner's rare athletic ability puts him slightly ahead of Luck, who is considered more of a prototypical NFL passer.
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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted Tuesday morning that the team's request to hold a private workout for Robert Griffin III has been declined by the quarterback's agent.
A lot has been said over the last few days about the Indianapolis Colts interest in Robert Griffin III, and now word is that he is refusing to meet with the team for a private workout, according to team owner Jim Irsay.
A Luck private workout 2day..we want 2b as thorough n disciplined n process of #1 pick..we wanted 2do private with RG3,but his agent said no
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay...
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According to Baylor University’s assistant athletic director Heath Nielson, quarterback Robert Griffin III will not hold any private work outs for any of the 32 NFL teams. Instead he decided to limit his work to the Baylor pro day.
Now that we have the complete story, Colts owner Jim Irsay doesn’t need to wonder why RGIII decided to not work out for his team.
It has been widely speculated that the Indianapolis Colts will draft Stanford’s Andrew Luck with the #1 pick in the upcoming NFL draft. After having released future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, Colts’ owner and social media star, Jim Irsay, has been hinting that the Colts are taking a serious look at drafting Baylor’s...Read the Rest...
So we all know the Colts are most likely drafting Stanford QB Andrew Luck. According to this tweet sent out by owner Jim Irsay they wanted to make the process as fair as possible and give Baylor QB RG3 a private workout to see what he's got. RG3's agent denied the private workout, and that says a lot about where his head is at. Washington. The Colts have no defense...
The quest to be the number one overall pick is still a tight race. Some experts have the Colts taking Stanford’s Andrew Luck, whole some have the new face of the franchise coming from Baylor in Robert Griffin the third.
But things may have just changed. A tweet sent out by Jim Irsay this morning indicates that the Colts are bringing in Andrew Luck to a formal private workout this...
Jim Irsay and the Indianapolis Colts have confirmed via Twitter that the Robert Griffin III's camp has declined a request for a private workout. Griffin's agent formally turned down the request, and while Griffin himself didn't do the talking, the writing is on the wall.
By not working out for the Colts, it ensures Griffin will be selected by the Washington Redskins...