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What do you expect out of rookies? Mistakes, learning curves, droughts, and interceptions if your a quarterback. Most rookie classes have maybe two, if your lucky three, that show potential to be good players in the NFL. What about the over hype rookies before the actual season? Think about the names Ryan Leaf, Ki-Jana Carter, Lawrence Phillips, Trev Alberts, JaMarcus Russell, did I say Ryan Leaf and so on.The last over hype player from college to actually live up to the hype has been no other than Peyton Manning.The 1989 Draft was probably the last where they were stacked with good players and had more than a few Hall of Fame inductees. The first four out the five picks were Troy Aikman, Barry Sanders, Derrick Thomas, and Deion Sanders who are all Hall-of-Famers.Which brings us to this year's Draft. There were at least three hyped players coming out of the Draft who had the pressure to live up to it. There were also some surprises this year that is making a run for Rookie of th...
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Tweet Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III has made quite the impression in his rookie season. Apparently his stellar play on the field has carried over to his marketability off the field as well, as RGIII has taken for the lead in NFL jersey sales at NFLShop.com, per ESPN’s Darren Rovell: RGIII surpassed Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who had [...]
The only people who came up shorter in Week 12 of the NFL season than the New York Jets were the NESN.com NFL Ppicks podcasters.
NESN.com senior assistant editor Mike Cole and assistant editor Ricky Doyle struggled through the Thanksgiving week, taking a beating against the spread after beating up their respective Turkey Day food spreads.
They’re back at it again this week, hoping...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has no shortage of admirers. Some of the first year players supports come from the division rival New York Giants. On Monday the Redskins and Giants will play each other. That has not stopped the Giants from heaping more praise on Griffin. Giants’ defensive end Justin Tuck said that [...]
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Is Robert Griffin III the real deal? Monday we will find out when the Redskins take on the Giants. Griffin is coming off two of the best weeks ever for a rookie quarterback and I’m predicting that will continue. Redskins 27 Giants 17
Aaron Hernandez> Last week he was out there and playing but with the Patriots running away with the division you would have to think he...
It’s been a while since the last weekend of college football promised so little drama with regards to the Heisman race. On 2011′s last weekend, Robert Griffin III went 15 of 22 for 320 yards and two touchdowns, with two more scores on the ground, in Baylor’s 48-24 win over Texas. Griffin III’s performance against [...]
Robert Griffin III has taken the NFL by storm in his rookie season with the Washington Redskins. Not only has the Heisman Trophy winner excited the league with his play on the field, but he has won the hearts of the fans as well, who have helped make his jersey the No. 1 seller in the NFL from the time he was drafted through the Thanksgiving Weekend games.
RG3 is the No. 1 jersey...
From April 1 to Nov. 27, 2012 -- RGIII has the top selling NFL jersey
1. Robert Griffin III -- Redskins
2. Peyton Manning -- Broncos
3. Aaron Rodgers -- Packers
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
X's and O's of football are often times discussed without solution. That is why when something makes as much sense as Robert Griffin III matching up with a Mike Shanahan offense, we should all salute a team that can pull it off. In June, we spent quite a bit of time explaining why this should be a major fear for the Cowboys and all other NFC East foes, and those threats were...