Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/12/12
The Minnesota Vikings travel to FedEx Field on Sunday to face Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. Here are 3 bold predictions for this the match up this Sunday.Rookie QB Robert Griffin III will get shutdown by the Vikings defenseLast week RG III was knocked out of the game with a concussion, and he has been cleared to play this Sunday, but the punishing Minnesota Vikings Defense will be after Griffin all afternoon. Hard hitting rookie safety Harrison Smith will be certainly be waiting if Griffin tries to break the pocket and run down field and Jared Allen and the rest of the Vikings defensive line will be looking to add to their sack totals against RG III.The biggest knock on Griffin has been the way that he carries the ball when he evades the pass rush and the Vikings players have the speed to get close enough to knock the ball loose on plays where they can’t get him in their grasp. If Griffin doesn’t protect the ball accordingly the Vikings could force multiple fumbles...
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