Redskins vs. 49ers: Who Holds the Edge in Star Quarterback Battle?

November 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If the Washington Redskins and San Francisco 49ers had met under the bright lights of Monday Night Football around this time last year, the scene would have been electric. Robert Griffin III was catching fire and Colin Kaepernick was just starting his run as the Niners starter, making waves in the process.
This season, however, the pair are mired in their own slumps, and as they go, so too do the hopes and dreams of their respective teams.
But who has the edge?
From a purely statistical standpoint, Griffin has a leg up in almost every category. He is eighth in the NFL with 2,714 passing yards and 271 passing yards per game and ninth in the NFL averaging 7.3 yards per attempt.
Griffin, however has thrown 10 interceptions already this season, which is twice as many as he threw as a rookie.
Kaepernick has been average in the passing game and has struggled throughout this season. He ranks 23rd in the NFL with 1,802 passing yards, 32nd in the NFL with 180 passing ya...

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