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When mini camps and OTA's were held back in June, RG3 claimed he had already learned, "60 to 70 percent" of the playbook. This was a remarkable idea as Griffin had only been with the team for five weeks. The Shanahan offense is not easy to master (ask Donovan McNabb) and it was natural to expect Griffin to learn only a small piece of the playbook early on.
Fast forward to training camp and Griffin appears to have not only been telling the truth early but also to have continued to improve in his month off. Head coach Mike Shanahan stated:
"He’s done a good job right from the beginning, taking pride in everything he does. Even the first day of practice, he didn’t have one missed assignment or one wrong called formation. That’s pretty impressive, especially when you throw a lot at a rookie quarterback."
Having every assignment and formation down at this point is incredibly impressive and is far ahead of schedule. Training Camp and preseason is a time to work out mistakes and make sure they do not happen during the regular season. RG3 appears to be practicing for practice, and the coaches are noticing.
While the bar is extremely high for RG3 to begin with, the pace of his progress is far beyond expectations. RG3 appears to have learned a substantial portion of the playbook (if not all of it) at this point, and wants to spend as much time learning on the field as possible.