Peter King: RGIII's smarts, skills leave opposing defenses scrambling
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 30, 2012
"Watching RGIII,'' Giants linebacker Michael Boley told me Thursday, "you learn that you eliminate nothing as a possibility.'' Pardon the clich?-fest, but it's the little things that, very often, are the difference between winning and losing in a football game. Sometimes they're so little that you don't see them when you watch the game, and you don't even notice on the fourth or fifth replay. I'm talking about the precocious early play of Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III, who has his team in a playoff-contending game on national TV Monday night against the Super Bowl champs. In Washington's 38-31 Thanksgiving Day win in Dallas, Griffin diagnosed the Dallas defense on the first touchdown of the game in a manner I never noticed, but I guarantee the Giants have studied it this week to learn that, with Griffin, all is possible. First-and-15 at the Washington 32. Early second quarter. Dallas 3, Washington 0.