Jay Gruden Comments on Robert Griffin III’s Talents, Skills He Must Improve

March 23, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Quarterback Robert Griffin III may not be in Washington anymore, but that's not stopping the team's head coach from giving the former Offensive Rookie of the Year some advice.  
Speaking at Wednesday's league meeting, Jay Gruden said his former quarterback is going to have to work on his dropback passing to resurrect his career, per Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk.
“He can do the zone read, he can run the bootleg and all that stuff that makes him effective outside the pocket, but I think eventually he’s going to have to continue to master the dropback passing game in the NFL, which he needs to continue to do and he will do,” Gruden said.
Griffin rushed for 815 yards, seven touchdowns and a league-high 6.8 yards per carry during his 2012 rookie campaign but following a severe knee injury had just 665 on the ground the next two seasons while averaging only 5.4 yards per attempt.
His game regressed so much that he did not ...

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