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Old 03-18-2012, 01:11 AM   #856
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Re: Redskins agree to trade for No.2 overall pick in 2012 Draft

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Old 03-18-2012, 04:20 AM   #857
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From strictly a skillset viewpoint:
Robert Griffin reminds me of Aaron Rodgers mixed with Mike Vick
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:41 PM   #858
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From strictly a skillset viewpoint:
Robert Griffin reminds me of Aaron Rodgers mixed with Mike Vick
Exactly what he reminds me of as well. People say he's just a fast version of Aaron Rodgers.
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:48 PM   #859
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Robert Griffin reminds me of Aaron Rodgers mixed with Mike Vick
I will say that he does scramble to pass much more then he scrambles to run but one thing I forgot back when I was making comparisons to Vick is that NO ONE at the QB position, possibly the NFL, has Vicks agility which served as the setup for a lot of Vicks big runs.

Still I think it's time to move on from that. As I said before, RG3 is RG3. The fact that we have to take parts of the games from 3 or 4 different QB's shows that.
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:09 PM   #860
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I see a lot of Aaron Rodgers as well.
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:30 PM   #861
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It takes time to build a team. We would have made major moves towards the rebuild this offseason if it wasn't for Mara and Cap punishment tactics. Us getting our stuff together as a Franchise is major concern of many other owners in the League.
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I wonder what the "Don't trade for RG3 get Peyton crowd" is thinking right now? With all the QB fallout and hand tied front offices with impending QB fallouts from incumbent starters the RG3 trade is looking like a blessing. Not that we would have had a fallout with our "starting QB" but teams are bending over backwards as Peyton slowly becomes the next Brett Favre.
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The only thing Vick an RG3 have in common is their speed. I mean that as a positive for RG3.
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Old 03-18-2012, 05:28 PM   #864
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The only thing Vick an RG3 have in common is their speed. I mean that as a positive for RG3.
I think they have more in common then their speed; but their speed is a rather significant thing to have in common.
The category of current QBs with their world class speed contains 2 people: Mike Vick and Robert Griffin.
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what about bubby brister? 38 yards for the score!
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:44 PM   #866
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Did anyone else know the RG3 had a torn ACL in 2009? It came as a big suprise to me.
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^ Yes we did.
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I see a lot of Aaron in RG3 ... Aaron Brooks, hopefully with a higher ceiling.
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Did anyone else know the RG3 had a torn ACL in 2009? It came as a big suprise to me.
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Did anyone else know the RG3 had a torn ACL in 2009? It came as a big suprise to me.
Yeah. To me, this showed one of his biggest strengths- being dealt with adversity and coming out stronger at the end of it. You found out at least one thing from this - he's no Ryan Leaf.
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