Where Can Robert Griffin III Improve Most for 2013?

July 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Robert Griffin III should target three main areas for improvement ahead of the 2013 NFL season. He must get better at progressing through his reads, improve his ball placement and be more accurate on third downs.
Third-Down Performance Is Griffin's Most Obvious Issue
The Redskins were one of the worst third-down offenses in football in 2012. The problems usually began with Griffin's performance.
Mike Jones of The Washington Post broke down Griffin's main issues on football's "money" down:
Of all the downs, Griffin was least effective on third downs. He completed 69.7 percent of his second-down passes (85 for 122) and 66.5 percent of first down throws (105 for 158). However, his completion percentage dropped to 59 percent on third downs (62 for 105). Additionally, after averaging 9.79 yards per first-down completion, and 8.14 yards per second-down completion, Griffin averaged just 5.84 yards per pass on third downs. Compare Griffin’s third...

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