Originally written on Redskins Hog Heaven  |  Last updated 11/4/14
I'm ready for some football. Even though Redskins at Bills is a pretend game, it beats TV replays of games played between teams that are not the Washington Redskins. Robert Griffin III is the most compelling personality of the rookie class. We have been comparing him to big signings of Redskins lore, but interest in this guy is beyond that. I don't believe that jersey sales for Newton or either of the Manning brothers shot to No. 2 sales before their first preseason game as Griffin 3rd's has. If he has any kind of success this year and next, we will reach for comparisons to Nagurski, Grange or Baugh for his marketing impact on pro football. RG3 is a media phenomenon. Redskins Hog Heaven encourages you to keep your eyes off RG3 for the Bills exhibition game. It's tough, but our premise is that 2012 success depends on players already on the roster, especially players in their third season of Mike Shanahan's offense and defense. Look for evidence that these guys are rising to Beast l...
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