Found November 16, 2012 on Football Extra Points:
Robert Griffin III exploded into the league and has lived up to the hype.  Now that we're more than half way through the season we should take a look as some of the postseason awards.  We all knew that Rookie of the Year would come down to the #1 and #2 picks in the draft.   Here's a look at their seasons: Andrew Luck was the #1 pick in the draft by the Colts and the most talked about college QB in years.  He was drafted onto a team that was supposed to be rebuilding and he was just going to gain experience as a starter.  No one told Luck he was supposed to lose as a rookie.  He's sitting with the 8th most passing yards in the league (2600) to go with 10TD's and 9ints.  Add to that his 159yds rushing and 5 TD's and you have a solid QB, rookie or otherwise.  The fact that Reggie Wayne came back and is helping this young QB learn is a huge part of their success.  The Colts are headed right into the playoffs and Luck is delivering on the hype.   Robert Grif...
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