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Without a doubt, picking the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year comprises this season's toughest award task. The candidates are both vast and deserving.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck led a 2-14 team in 2011 to 11 wins and the playoffs, all while throwing for more yards than any other rookie quarterback in the history of the NFL.
Picked 74 slots after Luck, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson beat out the pricey Matt Flynn in training camp and then delivered 11 wins, 30 total touchdowns and a passer rating of 100.0 in 16 games.
Rookie running backs Doug Martin and Alfred Morris each cracked 10 rushing touchdowns and finished in the top five for rushing yards. Morris was second to only Adrian Peterson in yards.
But despite the worthiness of the other candidates, it is hard to deny the kind of overall impact Robert Griffin III had during his rookie season with the Washington Redskins.
RGIII threw for 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns and just five interceptions; numbers that equate to a 102.4 passer rating. Only Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning were higher-rated passers, and RGIII's interception percentage of 1.3 tied Tom Brady for the NFL's best.
Griffin also ran for 815 yards (eighth in the NFC) and seven scores (10th) for a team that leapfrogged the world champion New York Giants, the always-hyped Dallas Cowboys and the talented Philadelphia Eagles to win the NFC East.
Overall, Griffin totaled 4,015 yards and 27 touchdowns in roughly 14.5 games.
You could safely place his season as one of the best ever by a dual-threat quarterback in NFL history.
Actual winner: Robert Griffin III