Robert Griffin III
Here is a shocker from the Combine. Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III revealed on Friday that he had undergone one private interview with a team. Okay, that’s not at all surprising. He’s RGIII. Though not the fun NFL Network part that we all get to see, it’s a critical part of the screening process for teams. No biggie.
But hold on a second. That team he interviewed with was the Philadelphia Eagles.
Say what now?
Yes. Philadelphia, widely considered to be in the market for a DT or LB for its #15 1st round spot, interviewed one of the two top quarterback prospects at the Combine.
Quarterback controversy, anyone?
Absolutely not, says CSNPhilly’s Reuben Frank.
It’s actually routine for teams to meet with players they have no realistic chance of drafting if that player is as special as Griffin. It’s just teams doing their due diligence and taking advantage of the opportunity to get to know a kid who could soon be one of the most exciting young quarterbacks in...