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Robert Griffin III
Green Bay Packers
Next Sunday when the full slate of games kick off for the start of the regular season, five rookie quarterbacks will be starting for their respective teams, which sets an NFL record by more than doubling the previous record set last season of two.By having a rookie starting at quarterback, it means that most of the teams are in a rebuilding phase, so we don't expect any of these teams to do too much, but there could definitely be some potential stars in the making in the 2012 class.Andrew LuckIt's not a surprise to very many people that Andrew Luck looks like an NFL veteran already. All the experts deemed him "NFL ready" before he was drafted and, from what we've seen during the preseason, they were right!The Colts could surprise some people this year. Let's not put them in the playoffs just yet, but I do think Luck can lead this team to six or seven wins in his rookie season.Projected Stats: 3,300 yards, 21 TDs, 12 INTs Robert Griffin IIIRGIII hasn't...
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Between video from practice, preseason games, and media conferences, football fans have seen plenty of Andrew Luck over the past month. Fans should continue to see plenty of him during the course of the football season, but one place you won’t see the Colts rookie is in commercials. That’s because Luck made the conscious decision to avoid endorsement deals during his rookie season...
Andrew Luck has one more chance to get things right before the games count.
The rookie quarterback has looked good in the Colts' first three preseason games, though Saturday afternoon's loss at Washington was clearly the toughest.
Against the Redskins, Luck had to contend with a bevy of blitzes, breakdowns along the offensive line and penalties that led to stalled drives...
In a highly touted pre-season match-up between Andrew Luck’s Indianapolis Colts and Robert Griffin III’s Washington Redskins, RG3 and the ‘Skins were the ones who went home happy. The game really didn’t live up to the hype, but as a pre-season game, how could it possibly?
As underwhelming as the game may have been, there are still some things the Colts can take away from...
The best thing about preseason NFL football is the fact that it signifies that regular season football is only a couple weeks away. It’s where the starters go through the motions for a couple weeks and the back-ups earn roster spots. The play-calling is very vanilla and games are sometimes tough to watch in the second half. A couple times a year there’s a preseason match-up that...
Joe was on ESPN's "First Take" to promote the new Madden 13 game when the round table discussion inevitably came around to co-host Skip Bayless asking the four-time Super Bowl winner which rookie he would pick to have more long-term success as an NFL quarterback — Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III.
Montana tried to dodge the question before a nagging Bayless said...
The Indianapolis Colts are ready to start over.
For the first time in 15 years, Peyton Manning isn't around. For the first time in more than a decade, the Colts are not expected to contend for a division title or make the playoffs.
Players understand this is reality for 2012, they just don't believe in using the r-word.
''I don't have rebuilding years in me...
The hype leading up to the RGIII Vs. Luck Bowl was one that started heating up back in March and April when everyone pretty much knew that the Indianapolis Colts were going to select Andrew Luck with the number one pick in the 2012 Draft and the Washington Redskins trading and moving up to get [...]
The 2012 NFL Draft will be remembered for the Indianapolis Colts selecting Andrew Luck, and the Washington Redskins pulling a massive trade in order to secure Robert Griffin III. Both of these quarterbacks set the tone for the draft, but why must they get all the attention? While the focus is on Andrew Luck and [...]
When Indianapolis drafted Andrew Luck with the first overall pick, the Front Office knew that they were going to have to give him as many weapons they could to make him succeed. In the second round the Colts added Luck’s best friend in college with Coby Fleener, who was considered as the best tight end in the draft by many, but I wasn’t a big fan of his. While I understand...
Deep Sleepers are players that are not drafted or rarely drafted. At least an average draft position (ADP) of 150 or greater qualifies for the deep sleeper list, with a couple exceptions as you will find below.Quarterback:Andrew Luck is being drafted 45 spots after Robert Griffin III with an ADP of 125 and 20th quarterback off the board. In most 10 or 12 teams league only one quarterback...
A year ago, the Cincinnati Bengals were the odds on favorite to win the Andrew Luck sweepstakes. Their veteran quarterback, Carson Palmer, had sworn never to play for the organization again, leaving the offense to an untested second round pick, Andy Dalton. Their new offensive coordinator, Jay Gruden, had his greates successes in the Arena Football League and was installing a new...
When The Indianapolis Colts opened training camp on July 28th, first-round draft pick, quarterback Andrew Luck, was the most talked about Colt on the field.While the press and fans clamored to Luck like a Beatles rock legend, a few other Colts were getting themselves prepared for a preseason where the hands of fate were completely in control.In the sixth round the Indianapolis Colts...
There may not be a division more reliant on young quarterbacks than the AFC South. Outside of Houston, each team will be looking to young quarterbacks to develop into the franchise players that their GMs hoped for when they drafted them. The development of Andrew Luck, Jake Locker, and Blaine Gabbert will be crucial to the long term fortunes of Indianapolis, Tennessee, and Houston...
The Bengals lost more than just a game last week vs the Packers as it looks like starting center Kyle Cook is going to miss some extended time. Another big blow to an offensive line already without one starter. The Bengals wrap up their preseason this Thursday night in Indianapolis against Andrew Luck and the new look Colts.
In this week’s show:
We look back at the Bengals loss...
The talk surrounding this weekend's Washington Redskins, Indianapolis Colts match-up was that RGIII and Andrew Luck were going head-to-head. And then QB Rex Grossman came in...and he was perfect:
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