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Robert Griffin III
Although it was just a preseason game, when number one versus number two face off, it always seems to grab everyone’s attention. Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III faced off against each other and did not disappoint the fans at FedEx field as Griffin and the Washington Redskins got the best of Luck and the Indianapolis Colts 30-17 on Saturday night. Both young quarterback looked very impressive and poised, both throwing touchdowns and no turnovers while playing a little over half the game before being taken out the game. As I sat at FedEx field to watch the Redskins and Colts play, I watched the Redskins faithful stand to their feet and applaud as Griffin, the guy that was brought to the Redskins to turn around a franchise that finished at the bottom of the NFC East, ran out onto FedEx field for the first time. Although this scene was new to him, he was still his same old efficient self, completing 11 of 17 passes for 74 yards and a four yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Santana ...
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Even in the era of inflated ticket prices, it's a bit of a stretch to say there's $35 worth of entertainment value in a typical NFL preseason game.
But put together the top two picks in the draft - both quarterbacks - and schedule it for the third week - the game considered the dress rehearsal for the preseason - and the teams involved figure it'll not only be worth...
Today at 4 p.m. EST, we’ll see a preseason matchup that pits the first two picks in the 2012 NFL draft against each other for the first time.
The Redskins are putting their quarterback RG3 against the Colts’ main man Andrew Luck. It will be the man with sizzle and flash against the guy that just tries to play quarterback.
In short, the variances in their style of play could...
The Indianapolis Colts didn’t play Andrew Luck long enough today to get a win over the Washington Redskins. The Colts did see a nice 31 yard touchdown pass from Luck to T.Y. Hilton to put the Colts in tie with Washington at 7 in the second quarter. Then RGIII did some more of his magic to put the Redskins back on top 14-7 with a 4 yard pass to Santana Moss. That’s when the Colts...
The best thing about preseason NFL football is the fact that it signifies that regular season football is only a couple weeks away. It’s where the starters go through the motions for a couple weeks and the back-ups earn roster spots. The play-calling is very vanilla and games are sometimes tough to watch in the second half. A couple times a year there’s a preseason match-up that...
Joe was on ESPN's "First Take" to promote the new Madden 13 game when the round table discussion inevitably came around to co-host Skip Bayless asking the four-time Super Bowl winner which rookie he would pick to have more long-term success as an NFL quarterback — Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III.
Montana tried to dodge the question before a nagging Bayless said...
Who has a better fantasy season in 2012, Robert Griffin III or Andrew Luck?
Rizzla: I believe RGIII is destined for a better rookie season from a fantasy standpoint as he will likely rush for a few hundred more yards than Luck, who has some wheels of his own. RGIII also has better weapons around him which will help lend a hand to his fantasy success in 2012. I have both pegged for...
Andrew Luck stepped up in the pocket to avoid the rush, then put a deep ball down the left side into the arms of fellow rookie T.Y. Hilton for a 31-yard touchdown, wrapping up an 80-yard drive.
Robert Griffin III took a high-and-wide shotgun snap and drifted to the right to find Santana Moss for a 4-yard score, also at the end of an 80-yard drive.
Call it a display of poise and...
The hype leading up to the RGIII Vs. Luck Bowl was one that started heating up back in March and April when everyone pretty much knew that the Indianapolis Colts were going to select Andrew Luck with the number one pick in the 2012 Draft and the Washington Redskins trading and moving up to get [...]
Who is Andrew Luck? He has impressed during the preseason not only with his stats but with his poise and his mind. Just like any good quarterback you will only go as far as your arm will take you, I don’t find that accurate. I think its as far as your mind can take you, a lot like Former Colt, Peyton Manning‘s mind has made him look like a genius on the field, Andrew’s mind...
Deep Sleepers are players that are not drafted or rarely drafted. At least an average draft position (ADP) of 150 or greater qualifies for the deep sleeper list, with a couple exceptions as you will find below.Quarterback:Andrew Luck is being drafted 45 spots after Robert Griffin III with an ADP of 125 and 20th quarterback off the board. In most 10 or 12 teams league only one quarterback...
We all know by now that Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is a man who will do anything to help his football team move forward. Heck we are talking about the guy who found it in his team’s best interest to part ways with a legend in Peyton Manning to start a new regime with QB Andrew Luck.
In 1998 the debate about the best quarterback available in the draft centered around the word "upside." While most appreciated Peyton Manning's football acumen, pedigree and polish most agreed that Ryan Leaf had a better arm as well as the potential to grow more. The pundits felt Manning was too ready. In hindsight they look like the buffoons in Major League proclaiming...
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, it is the age of wisdom, it is the age of foolishness, it is the epoch of belief, it is the epoch of incredulity, it is the season of Light, it is the season of Darkness, it is the spring of hope, it is the winter of despair, we have everything before us, we have nothing before us ...Best? Easy. Robert Griffin, III vs Andrew Luck...
There may not be a division more reliant on young quarterbacks than the AFC South. Outside of Houston, each team will be looking to young quarterbacks to develop into the franchise players that their GMs hoped for when they drafted them. The development of Andrew Luck, Jake Locker, and Blaine Gabbert will be crucial to the long term fortunes of Indianapolis, Tennessee, and Houston...