Last night, as expected, the Washington Redskins selected Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick in the 2012 draft. Griffin represents a new hope for Redskins fans, and immediately becomes the face of the franchise, if not the face of all DC area sports.
I know the Redskins can usually be classified as off-season Super Bowl winners, but this time it seems different. Robert Griffin should immediately give Washington a reliable fixture at the most important position. No more shuffling in a combo of Rex Grossman and John Beck and having Mike Shannahan tell us it’s all good. I imagine at this point, you would be hard pressed to find a Redskins fan who is not excited about having Griffin under center.
Here are a few screen shots we took last night during the draft:
And then there was this guy…….