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Robert Griffin III 2014 Season Outlook

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Awesome rookie year (tied Peyton as #5 QB), bad second year (but even so, was #13 QB before Shanahan shut him down)...now with new coach, and another year removed from 2nd ACL injury. Top 10 QB in 2014? Where should he go in drafts? Please discuss.

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He should fall as one of the last QBs picked. I think he'll have a bounce back year and should be a solid buy low candidate in dynasty/keeper formats before the season starts.

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One awesome year, one bad one. Makes him an injury prone toss-up with obvious boatloads of upside.

I tend to go safe and solid route with my QBs so the only way id draft him is if I paired him with another earlier. Will be interesting to see were he goes. I bet it's the middle rounds again-ish.

Everything was caving in on rg3 last year, but he was bad in his own right last year with bad mechanics and decision making, so that was alarming. A new regime makes rg3 a little more of a wildcard in my book. I went to Baylor and saw this dude play, so I obviously love him, but the injury and questions on whether offense can be one that generates a lot of points fresh after cleaning house makes him an obvious risk.

He's a low-end QB1 with top-5 upside, but his floor doesn't offer much security which I greatly dislike. No idea if he can start padding his stats with what he can do on the ground like he did beautifully his rookie year, he'll be a year removed from ACL now so there's now reason for optimism.

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One awesome year, one bad one. Makes him an injury prone toss-up with obvious boatloads of upside.

I tend to go safe and solid route with my QBs so the only way id draft him is if I paired him with another earlier. Will be interesting to see were he goes. I bet it's the middle rounds again-ish.

Everything was caving in on rg3 last year, but he was bad in his own right last year with bad mechanics and decision making, so that was alarming. A new regime makes rg3 a little more of a wildcard in my book. I went to Baylor and saw this dude play, so I obviously love him, but the injury and questions on whether offense can be one that generates a lot of points fresh after cleaning house makes him an obvious risk.

He's a low-end QB1 with top-5 upside, but his floor doesn't offer much security which I greatly dislike. No idea if he can start padding his stats with what he can do on the ground like he did beautifully his rookie year, he'll be a year removed from ACL now so there's now reason for optimism.

Will he be gone by the 8th round in 12-team leagues?

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Will he be gone by the 8th round in 12-team leagues?

I think so. His upside is too good. Probably goes in the sixth round or something.

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I think he's the definition of a post-hype sleeper and he's not going anywhere near his ADP from last season.

Still very young, new coaching staff and has a legit running game to boot. I still believe they need another legit WR opposite of Garcon and hopefully Reed stays healthy.

Pair him up with a steady guy like Big Ben/Cutler/Romo/Ryan and you play the matchups.

If everything falls into place, he's got the upside to finish top 6-7

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I'm waiting to see what RG3 looks like in preseason before I judge him. Personnally I think shanny and Wash really screwed the kid over this year. No preseason snaps then throw him out there to start the regular season and it was obvious that he was never right. Was always throwing off his back foot and lacked the explosion to get away when he had to run. Remember watching on mulitple occasions and even sprinting he had a limp. He was overcompensating for his bad leg all year.

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Does Washington have the cap space to sign Decker?

Yes.

They are projected to be ~$30 million under the cap. Though I'm sure they'll focus more on their atrocious defense.

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Does Washington have the cap space to sign Decker?

Yes.

They are projected to be ~$30 million under the cap. Though I'm sure they'll focus more on their atrocious defense.

Fletcher retired...that will help. He was terrible last year.

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Does Washington have the cap space to sign Decker?

Yes.

They are projected to be ~$30 million under the cap. Though I'm sure they'll focus more on their atrocious defense.

Fletcher retired...that will help. He was terrible last year.

I'd say they could hit multiple times in this years draft on the defense, to revitalize the unit, but they're still paying for all the picks they gave up for RG3...I didn't realize they were that far under the cap. I'd spend money on defense. Reed and Garcon will be the top two targets, they do need someone of Decker's talent or better on offense as well, however.

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Will he be gone by the 8th round in 12-team leagues?

I think so. His upside is too good. Probably goes in the sixth round or something.

Sixth sounds very high to me. I say that mostly because QB is so deep this year and I think a lot of guys are going to wait on QB's outside Manning, AR and Brees.

Not a ranking at all:

1. Manning

AR

Brees

Newton

Foles

Luck

Brady

Rivers

Romo

Kaep

Ryan

RG3

Cutler

Stafford

15. Wilson

I cant see people drafting QB's early.

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Sixth sounds very high to me. I say that mostly because QB is so deep this year and I think a lot of guys are going to wait on QB's outside Manning, AR and Brees.

Not a ranking at all:

1. Manning

AR

Brees

Newton

Foles

Luck

Brady

Rivers

Romo

Kaep

Ryan

RG3

Cutler

Stafford

15. Wilson

I cant see people drafting QB's early.

Drafting a QB late was the 7th round last year though, at the latest (in 12 teamers) and that was pushing it. I could see 7th round, but it just really depends on when the 8 "wait on QB" owners finally bite, and the dominoes fall. Really hard to say right now where he'll go.

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No way I would draft this guy anywhere before the 9th round in 12 team leagues. Way too risky. He's Michael Vick 2.0 but not as good of a runner as Vick was.

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No way I would draft this guy anywhere before the 9th round in 12 team leagues. Way too risky. He's Michael Vick 2.0 but not as good of a runner as Vick was.

Much better passer though.

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No way I would draft this guy anywhere before the 9th round in 12 team leagues. Way too risky. He's Michael Vick 2.0 but not as good of a runner as Vick was.

Much better passer though.

I don't even think RGIII is much better. Only thing he has going for him now is that he is still young and can improve a lot.

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No way I would draft this guy anywhere before the 9th round in 12 team leagues. Way too risky. He's Michael Vick 2.0 but not as good of a runner as Vick was.

Much better passer though.

I don't even think RGIII is much better. Only thing he has going for him now is that he is still young and can improve a lot.

The dudes arm was unbelievable his rookie year, namely, his absolute and spot on deep ball, and the dude just didn't throw picks. it's so hard for me to explain where all of that went his sophomore season.

All I can think is because he had so much concern over his knee, and wasn't used to over depending on his arm more than he ever had to in his career, and maybe the knee was even a part of affecting his accuracy. I saw throwing off his back foot or with just his arm last year which is not good at all.

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Such a cancer, has the build of a sock puppet. Funny everyone was so down on Cam. He isn't going to end up half the problem child RG3 will be. I would want NOTHING to do with him in fantasy or as a real life leader of my franchise.

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I was in the process of typing up, "I'm going to try and take a platoon of QBs like RGIII, Dalton in the later rounds." Then I realized how stupid an idea that was.

RGIII is nothing more than a high end backup to me. I relied on him for 80% of the season last year and won't do it again.

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I was in the process of typing up, "I'm going to try and take a platoon of QBs like RGIII, Dalton in the later rounds." Then I realized how stupid an idea that was.

RGIII is nothing more than a high end backup to me. I relied on him for 80% of the season last year and won't do it again.

So RGIII's outstanding rookie year when he was a clear QB1 means nothing? Should we base our projections for the rest of his career on a sophomore slump due to him rushing back too soon from a torn ACL and the overall dysfunction of the Redskins?

I just don't understand this type of thinking. I had RGIII on 2 teams and he burned me badly for the most part too. Forget about the lost 2013 season and focus on his major talent and athleticism and the fact that he'll be 100% healthy for the start of the 2014 season. I also expect the team to upgrade at WR (Decker, Tate, Maclin) as they need a better complement to Garcon. Also, don't forget that his new HC just coaxed a # 6 fantasy QB season out of Andy Dalton (and #12 finish from him in 2012).

If anything, this is the year to be buying RGIII, as his draft price will come at a major discount. Many talented players bounce back from down years every season and RGIII will be no different in 2014.

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Just my opinion, but I think RG3 will have a 2014 season similar to Vick's 2013 season. I think Gruden is going to help boost the offensive production, and RG3 will be back to 100% healthy. Gruden has already said he expects to run the read option, and I can see him tossing some designed QB runs in there as well. That will boost RG3's value a ton, but I can see him getting hurt again. If RG3 falls to me in the draft, I would take a chance on him, but I would look to trade him after the first big game or two that he has.

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RG3 is a gamble as a QB1 in fantasy for sure, but in reality you can't deny that his talent is up there some of the best in the league. His trying to bounce back from the ACL in 2013 obviously affected every aspect of his game including making his run threat effective, but also his wind up, throwing motion and accuracy. The franchise falling apart was the final factor that just made for a terrible season. But his talent shouldn't be questioned, the guy is amazing if he can get healthy and get past his knee issue, in which you'd think he has a much better chance to do just that with being well over a year from his surgery.

Again, not endorsing him as a QB1 in fantasy, but as a franchise QB in reality, outside of the injury proneness, the guy has it, and can do it all. You saw his ridiculous ceiling his rookie year, and his terrible floor his sophomore season. but you can't act like the ridiculous Ceiling isn't there. I won't be drafting him, because he's such a risk, despite the upside, but, as a Baylor Bear, I hope he can get past his knee issues.

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I was in the process of typing up, "I'm going to try and take a platoon of QBs like RGIII, Dalton in the later rounds." Then I realized how stupid an idea that was.

RGIII is nothing more than a high end backup to me. I relied on him for 80% of the season last year and won't do it again.

So RGIII's outstanding rookie year when he was a clear QB1 means nothing? Should we base our projections for the rest of his career on a sophomore slump due to him rushing back too soon from a torn ACL and the overall dysfunction of the Redskins?

I just don't understand this type of thinking. I had RGIII on 2 teams and he burned me badly for the most part too. Forget about the lost 2013 season and focus on his major talent and athleticism and the fact that he'll be 100% healthy for the start of the 2014 season. I also expect the team to upgrade at WR (Decker, Tate, Maclin) as they need a better complement to Garcon. Also, don't forget that his new HC just coaxed a # 6 fantasy QB season out of Andy Dalton (and #12 finish from him in 2012).

If anything, this is the year to be buying RGIII, as his draft price will come at a major discount. Many talented players bounce back from down years every season and RGIII will be no different in 2014.

When there are a solid 15 guys that can go before him, waiting to take RGIII as my starter won't be happening. If you want to gamble on him, go right ahead.

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He's a ragdoll gimmick QB that was figured out and plays for an inept franchise. #upside

Don't forget the built like a punter reference...

I still think RG3 will end up being a good QB depending on how he's used, however, as a fantasy QB I will probably stay away this season unless I see something crazy good in preseason.

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