Found May 16, 2012 on
The Sport Mentalist:
When Robert Griffin III was drafted by the Washington Redskins earlier this year, he had no idea that he would be walking into history. 2012 will mark the 25th anniversary of Redskins’ quarterback Doug Williams’ Super Bowl winning season.
What is Williams' significance in relation to Griffin III? Williams’ is the first black quarterback to win a Super Bowl.
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Hightower started five games in 2011 before a torn ACL in Week 7 forced him to miss the final 11 contests of the season.
He rushed for 321 yards on 84 carries with one score. The Richmond product also had 10 receptions for 78 yards and one touchdown.
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QB: Robert Griffin III (rookie)
HC Mike Shanahan has already told the media that Griffin would be the starter from day one and that he will be doing things from that quarterback position that people have not seen before. He has the tools around him with a solid running game, and a young group of ball catchers. The ceiling is high for the former Heisman Trophy winner.
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The man showed grace and wit as though he's done Leno a hundred times before last night.
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