On the heels of a monumental collapse from the Washington Redskins, my review of two books about RGIII may seem like I’m piling on or that I’m diverting attention from the troublesome start to this, Griffin’s sophomore season at the helm. The Redskins,in case you don’t follow football, rocketed out to a 21-7 lead over the Denver Broncos yesterday before watching the game evaporate into a 45-21 blowout. Yes, they gave up a stunning 31 points in the 4th quarter in the loss, but perhaps of more concern than that, RGIII left the game after landing awkwardly on this left, unbraced, knee. This, after the worst passing game of his NFL career.
Which leads to the obvious question: Is RGIII healthy enough to play?
Which leads to the obvious question: Will RGIII ever be the same electrifying player we saw during his rookie campaign?
And if you’re unfamiliar with his rookie campaign, shame on you. No, I’m kidding, but if you want to better understand that season and this quarterback, the following two books will help.
[continue reading this post...]