Found August 16, 2012 on Redskins Hog Heaven:
The sharps like Robert Griffin III, but they like others a little bit better. Odds that Griffin III will win the 2012 NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award are 50/1. That puts him ahead of Larry Fitzgerald (75/1) and Tim Tebow (100/1), but behind every other NFC East quarterback. Michael Vick has the highest odds (10/1) of any of the Beast QBs to be named MVP. No other Redskins player won betting support for the MVP Award. Odds that RG3 will win the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award are 9/2. Top draft pick Andrew Luck sports the best odds (5/2) to win the award. The smart money is not very impressed by Washington’s roster, are they? Dallas Cowboys rookie Morris Claiborne is 6/2 odds to win Defensive Rookie of the Year. Claiborne missed a good part of the offseason and training camp because of a knee injury. He missed Monday’s preseason opener against the Raiders, but expects to play Saturday evening against the Chargers. We just shake our head. Odds provided by www.Bov...
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