Robert Griffin III Named 2012 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

February 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Robert Griffin III was one of the most electrifying, successful players in the NFL during the 2012 season, and he was just honored for his achievements by being named the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year:
Griffin received 29 votes from the 50-member panel, with Luck getting 11 and Wilson 10.
The 2011 Heisman Trophy winner led the ‘Skins to a 10-6 record, a surprising NFC East title and the No. 4 seed in the playoffs. While things did end on a sour note—the young QB injured his ACL and LCL in the Wild Card Weekend loss to the Seattle Seahawks—his body of work over 15 regular-season games was impossible to ignore.
In that span, Griffin completed 258 of 393 passes for 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns and just five interceptions. He added a new dynamic to the Washington offense with his legs, taking off 120 times for 815 yards and seven scores.
While those numbers are eye-popping, and RGIII deserves all the credit in the world for dragging a mediocre squad to...

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