Dec 29, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) before a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NFL rumors: QB tutor says RG3 looks like his old self


Robert Griffin III struggled during his sophomore campaign in the NFL, but the Washington Redskins quarterback was coming off of a torn ACL and seemed to lack confidence in his surgically repaired knee.

In an effort to get better, Griffin worked with quarterback tutor Terry Shea during the offseason to work on his mechanics, and the work that he has put in have left Shea singing the former No. 2 overall pick’s praise.

Not only does Shea believe that Griffin looks 100 percent healthy, but he believes Griffin is reminiscent to the quarterback that he saw when Griffin first came out of Baylor.

“He looked 100 percent healthy,” Shea said, via USA Today.

“I didn’t let up on him and, boy, he kept coming — and he reminded me of the old Robert Griffin that I knew coming out of Baylor for those eight-10 weeks we worked together in 2012. He could have very easily lost it given the year he had. I put him through a gantlet of drills. And Robert made all the throws, showing great skills. It sure appeared to me that he took that next step as a pocket passer.”

If Griffin can return to his old self, then the Redskins will have to be thrilled.

Griffin was benched at the end of last season after his continued struggles, so hopefully his extra offseason work will allow him to make positive strides forward and help the Redskins improve on their abysmal 2013 campaign.

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  • Real M-Fing talk !!!

    I will not take the word of someone thst paid by RG3, when the bullits fly we will know, unlike others i didn’t forget that RG3 was the rookie of the year,, pro bowler and i didn’t judge on on his second years because he was injured, but those were things all ignored by those who had different adgends, the could wait for him to fail, it dident happen in his first year like it will with Mazeil (if you have to use **magic**, he needs time to devolpe and the right pieces to disribe a supposed superstar, then you are trying to convience yourself Johnny bust is any good, this is no different from the Teebow hype, yes johnny is a better passer, but johnny is not a first round QB, i still dont get why people are ignoring the best Qb in the draft, look at the game tape..) so RG3 injury was a perfect time to pile on.