Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan admits that Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III is a heck of a player. “He is a special player,” Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan said, per the Dallas Morning News. “That’s why they traded half a team to get him. Obviously, he’s a tremendous athlete and they say he is a hell of a kid. I don’t like him, but I know he is very talented. This game looks like it’s in slow-motion for him already and hopefully we speed it up a whole lot this week.” Ryan says they plan on hitting Griffin hard. “It’s hard to blitz a guy when you got to keep your option responsibility,” Ryan said. “When you start going off on it like that, it’s a great thing to do when it’s pass and when they don’t block it. But you have to be smart. You have got to pick your spots or those go for 76 yards like they did against Minnesota. We don’t like to play that way. We like to limit the big plays, get after them. The big thing is we have to hit these guys hard. That’s the big thing. We have big football players out there on defense and we plan on hitting them hard. And that’s what is going to happen. “Hopefully he will have a bad Thanksgiving.” The Cowboys may have a hard time hitting Griffin.  He doesn’t run the way Michael Vick does and doesn’t mind going out-of-bounds to avoid contact.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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