Found September 10, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
For the first time in history five rookie quarterbacks started in Week 1 of the NFL season, but only one came away with a victory and a number one ranking. 1. Robert Griffin III RGIII stole the show as the Washington Redskins defeated the New Orleans Saints 40-32. Looking like anything but a rookie, Griffin only [...]
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