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QB Robert Griffin III - Washington Redskins

6-2, 223Born: 2-12-1990College: BaylorDrafted: Round 1, pick 2

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Summary

If necessity is truly the mother of invention, Robert Griffin and head coach Jay Gruden will invent a way to peacefully co-exist. Washington's shocking decision to stand pat at the quarterback position gives Griffin a third lease on life. The talent has never been at issue, but injuries combined with an unwillingness to adapt to his new coaches led to Griffin being benched in favor of Colt McCoy last season. Entering this year, Griffin needs a strong camp to secure the starting job. He's got offensive weapons at his disposal, although the team isn't particularly deep beyond the projected starters. As a fantasy commodity, view Griffin as a QB2 with a high ceiling, but don't -- by any means -- count on him as your starter until he delivers a few consistent weeks during the regular season. (May 17)

FBG Staff Rankings

QB Redraft - 21, 15, 16, 17, 17, 18, 19, 19, 20, 20, 21, 21, 21, 22, 22, 22, 24, 24, 25, 25, 25, 29
QB Dynasty - 19, 11, 18, 18, 20, 25

Stats and Projections

YEARGCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDFumL
2012 WAS 15 259 394 3211 20 5 118 833 7
2013 WAS 13 274 456 3203 16 12 86 489 0 4
2014 WAS 9 147 214 1694 4 6 38 176 1 4
2015 PROJ-Dodds 14 303 447 * * * 70 * * *
2015 PROJ-Henry 14 280 425 * * * 70 * * *
2015 PROJ-Wood 12 245 390 * * * 60 * * *
2015 PROJ-Tremblay 16 326 507 * * * 57 * * *

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 200
QB: 24

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Latest News

Redskins | Robert Griffin critiqued (Wed Jul 1, 03:29 PM) - Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III's decision-making, fundamentals, footwork and his inability to find open receivers are all reasons why Griffin isn't good enough to be successful in the NFL, in the opinion of ESPN NFL analyst Mark Brunell.

Our View: The franchise seems reluctant but resigned to starting Griffin to begin the season, and well, we'll see where it goes from there. He doesn't seem to have the support of head coach Jay Gruden, and only the repeated failures of once coveted backup Kirk Cousins has kept Griffin atop the depth chart. Colt McCoy could be the caretaker for this offense again yet. All of it adds up to every Washington fantasy option inspiring little enthusiasm at current ADP.
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