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It’s not easy for an NFL rookie to step right up and make an immediate impact, but this year’s rookie class is churning out incredible performances on a weekly basis and bagging some victories in the process.
Quarterbacks Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck have combined for 15 wins under center in their first year so far while running backs Trent Richardson and Doug Martin have combined for 1,427 rushing yards and 12 rushing TDs.
Luck, who will visit New England this weekend for his first career matchup against Tom Brady and the Patriots, is fourth in the AFC with 2,631 passing yards. The Stanford alum has 15 touchdowns (five rushing) to go with four games of at least 300 passing yards. Luck was the No. 1 overall pick this past spring, plucked just ahead of Griffin, who was nabbed by the Redskins at No. 2 overall. RGIII has 14 TDs (six rushing) to go with 2,552 total yards in nine games, despite getting knocked out of a Week 5 loss to the Falcons.
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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...
According to Philly.com, the Philadelphia Eagles were ready to trade up in last April’s draft to be able to acquire Robert Griffin III. They showed interest in Griffin by meeting with him, but didn’t have the ammunition to pull off the deal. “I met with the Eagles and coach Reid told me they were very interested in me and you never know what can happen,” Griffin III said...
Washington Redskins sensation Robert Griffin III has accomplished much in his first season as a starting quarterback. Add NFL offensive captain to that list. The team's offensive players voted Wednesday to name Griffin a team captain for the rest of the season. "You just know that everybody's looking at me to be the guy, to make everything work," Griffin told...
Seahawks win it in second half
Seattle Seahawks 28, New York Jets 7
When: 1:05 PST, Sunday, November 11, 2012
Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
What started out as an awful first half of football by both teams, lead to a second half of football that was the most complete half of the 2012 season for the Seattle Seahawks.
The Seahawks showed that they are mean, they are...
It's the battle of the NFC East's bottom teams for this matchup.Both teams showed a lot of promise at the beginning with Robert Griffin III leading the Redskins to a 2-2 record and Michael Vick leading the the Eagles to 3-1 record.However, a lot has changed since then as both teams currently stand at 3-6 and barely clinging to any hopes of making it to the playoffs.Come Sunday...
All eyes will be on Nick Foles come Sunday at FedEx Field. Photo via New York Daily News.
We all know that football is a team sport and that to get a win, all phases of the game must come together to propel a group to victory. But come Sunday, it’s going to be all about the quarterbacks.
When the Philadelphia Eagles face the Washington Redskins at FedEx field on Sunday afternoon...
Meetings between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins are usually highly anticipated and contentious.
The first matchup featuring Michael Vick starting opposite Robert Griffin III should be even greater, but it looks like that'll have to wait.
With Vick's status clouded due to a concussion, embattled Eagles coach Andy Reid is expected to turn to rookie Nick...