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Griffin Brings ‘A New Dimension’ To NFL

Posted by Brian Tinsman on April 29, 2012 – 1:46 pm

Until a player actually performs on an NFL field, we rely on comparisons to envision how he’ll respond.  New Colts quarterback Andrew Luck reminds many NFL experts of John Elway or Peyton Manning.  New Buccaneers running back Doug Martin reminds others of Ray Rice or Maurice Jones-Drew.

Does that mean that these players will look the same on the NFL gridiron or share the same success?  Probably not, but it’s a starting point to gauge their pro success.

But what do you do if there is no comparison?  What if that player changes the way the game is played?  Former NFL executive Bill Polian told Judy Battista of the New York Times, he thinks Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is the type of playmaker that ushers in a new era for the NFL: Read more »

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