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Washington Redskins: Why RGIII Will Lead 'Skins to Winning Record in 2012
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Robert Griffin III has been covered and analyzed from just about every angle by what seems like just about every writer. And why wouldn't he be? His upcoming rookie season with the Washington Redskins has been highly anticipated since they gave up three first-round picks and a second-rounder to get him.

To a lot of the country, Griffin was unknown before he won the Heisman Trophy. Now even the average sports fan seems to know what RGIII has been up to.

Part of this is because Andrew Luck has been considered by many to be the next Peyton Manning since his sophomore year of college. Analysts have made it seem like Luck is a sure-fire superstar, and thus all the question marks fall to Griffin.

People want to know how well RGIII will perform. Is he going to be the next JaMarcus Russell, or the next Cam Newton? Only time will really tell. Yet something about this guy makes him seem like a winner. People have gravitated towards him and are looking forward to see what he can do.

It is not going to be an easy road in his rookie year. It is going to take some adjusting, and there are going to be time where he struggles. Yet Griffin has shown that he can weather the storm and has all the makings of a great quarterback. Because of that, here are five reasons why Griffin will lead the Redskins to a winning season in 2012.

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