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September 17, 2012 Issue
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September 17, 2012 Issue

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All-in-all, it was not the greatest debut for four of the NFL's five rookie quarterbacks (Andrew Luck, Brandon Weeden, Russell Wilson and Ryan Tannehill threw for a combined two touchdowns and 11 interceptions), but virtually nobody noticed. Why? Robert Griffin III turned in a dazzling debut in his NFL debut, going 19-26 for 320 yards and two touchdowns and leading the Redskins' 40-32 stunner over the Saints. Pablo S. Torre dissects Griffin's performance and what it means for the Redskins this season. (To become a subscriber to SI or to give a gift subscription, click on the related link at the bottom of the page or go to Print subscribers can access SI editions on the iPad and other tablets, smartphones)

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