Facing virtually unprecedented expectations, Robert Griffin III will at least allow Redskins fans to repress the painful memories of Rex Grossman and John Beck


RG3 has it all.

Washington rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III has garnered rave reviews for his performance on the gridiron since training camp commenced July 26 at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia.

Griffin, 22, who the Skins nabbed out of Baylor University with the second choice in April’s NFL Draft, signed a four-year, fully guaranteed contract worth $21.1 million on July 18.

As a Bear last autumn, Griffin completed 72.4% of his passes for 37 touchdowns, in comparison to a measly six interceptions, and 4,293 yards.

“Being around this game for a number of years now, you can kind of tell when you meet guys who have it,” said Redskins inside linebacker London Fletcher, 37, who has made three Pro Bowls since debuting as an undrafted free agent in 1998 for the St. Louis Rams. “I think he’s on his way. He wants to be the best quarterback he can be right now.”

RGIII, a native of Japan who flourished as a three-sport star in basketball, football and track at Copperas Cove High School in Texas, seems to possess all the necessary physical skills and leadership qualities to dominate the NFL landscape for the next decade in “The District.”

However, somewhat unfortunately for Griffin, who in the classroom graduated in three-years with a 3.67 GPA in political science and on a field at the NFL Combine in February ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds, he is not going to be coddled or provided with patience like most rookies are.

General manager Bruce Allen and Redskins owner Dan Snyder, a certified village idiot with zero comprehension regarding how to run a football organization, traded their first-round choices in 2012, 2013 and 2014, as well as their second-round pick this year, to the Rams on March 10 for the opportunity to net the man that makes Kim Kardashian swoon.

With Allen and Snyder at the helm in 2011, “The Burgundy and Gold” compiled a paltry 5-11 mark and the famed franchise has missed the playoffs in 16 out of the past 19 seasons, and started 21 quarterbacks since 1993.

Hence, desperate Redskins suits, onlookers and fans have extraordinary expectations for the 2011 Heisman Trophy award winner with blazing speed and an otherworldly arm.

RGIII is an extremely bright, and seemingly sensible, individual who should be able to handle the pressure that comes with being the face of a legendary NFL team.

Griffin won’t “be the best quarterback” in the league this autumn.

Nevertheless, Robert Griffin III will erase the painful memories of Rex Grossman and John Beck under center and the precocious signal-caller is poised to “have it” from the outset.

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