Found April 24, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
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During a Q&A session with the media on Tuesday, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III said that Rex Grossman is the starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins and he’ll have to compete with him in order to become to win the job.

“I have to go in and prove it to them. You can’t come in thinking that you’re a big-dog. I might be the second pick, I might be who the fans want as a quarterback and the coaches want as a quarterback but I’ve still got to go beat out Rex Grossman… Rex Grossman is the quarterback in Washington right now and I’ve got to go beat him out. I’ve got to prove to those guys that I’m there to work and I will, it’s who I am. I’ll be the first one in, last one out and it won’t be a cliché with me.”

With the way Grossman has played in Washington over the past couple of seasons, it won’t be long before Griffin proves that he should be the  Redskins quarterback this coming season.

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