RGIII: 5 Washington Redskins Who Instantly Improved When the QB Was Drafted

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RGIII: 5 Washington Redskins Who Instantly Improved When the QB Was Drafted
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When you're a great player, you make everyone around you better. The Washington Redskins spent a fortune, it seems—for now—to move up this offseason and draft Robert Griffin III.

In doing so, they not only got a potential franchise quarterback that the team has been missing for decades in addition to a new face of the franchise, but they instantly made the rest of the roster better.

It would take much more effort—although it would still be possible—to argue the point that an offensive lineman or defensive back drafted No. 2 overall would make the rest of the team around him better. But when you have a QB whose talent level far surpasses anything this franchise has had in the spot for years now, you can legitimately say the rest of the team has gotten better.

I'm going to take a look at five Redskins in particular that improved the moment that RGIII was drafted. 

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