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During a pre-draft conference call on Friday, former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian said that Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III “is not Cam Newton as a runner,” per The Washington Post.
Polian continued by saying that, “He’s a world-class track man and as such is a bit of a long-strider and a bit of a narrow base guy, as opposed to Cam, who’s an instinctive, natural football runner, a make-you-miss, shake- and-bake guy in a 6-foot-5, 250-pound body.
“RG is not that,” Polian said. “That said, he has enough shake to beat most defensive linemen. And once he sticks that foot in the ground and goes, it’s gone baby gone. You’re going to have a hard time catching him. That’s unique. He presents a threat that’s absolutely unique.”
Polian also believes that is unique in the way he throws the ball.
“If he pulls up to throw the ball — and I would direct you to the Oklahoma film — all he has to do is stand up and flick that wrist and the ball will go across the fiel
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The Washington Redskins signed free-agent linebacker Bryan Kehl to a contract.
Terms were not disclosed.
After being drafted by the New York Giants, Kehl has played the last two seasons with the St. Louis Rams - primarily as a special teams player.
Kehl would join inside linebackers London Fletcher, Perry Riley and Lorenzo Alexander on the Redskins' roster.
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It’s looking like Robert Griffin III is the future of the Washington Redskins so it’s only fitting his bootleg merchandise is already being sold in the streets. I wonder if they have any leftover McNabb gear.-TO
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