Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/20/14
When the Washington Redskins made a move in the 2012 NFL draft they didn’t just make a move for the immediate future, they made a move that would shape the franchise. By moving up from the No. 6 pick to select Robert Griffin III they swapped first-round picks with the Rams and traded two future first-round picks and a second-round pick. Now, Redskins fans may need to worry that they received damaged goods. While we can sit and debate if RG3 should have even been in the game until the start of the 2013 season the real problem according to the AP and ESPN.com is that the Redskins are seeking a second opinion because it is possible the MRI taken could be showing previous knee injuries.… Read more
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  • I said when they signed him he would be an electrifying talent but wondered if he may be too fragile for the NFL game because of the way he plays. You look at the QB's past and present who have had long careers and they are almost invaraibly classic pocket QB's. They only run when it's necessary to do so. Once a QB leaves the pocket he is fair game and NFL defenses will beat his ass until he eventually gets injured. Michael Vick is a perfect example, he's done, and it's because of how he chose to play the game.
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