RG III says he was told Vikings would have drafted him in 2011
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 6, 2013
Asked Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III if he ever thought before the 2011 draft whether he might fall to the Vikings at No. 3. He said he didn't have any contact with the Vikings before the draft, but was told by third parties that if he would have been on the board, the Vikings would have taken him. It would have been awesome but I feel blessed to be in the situation that I am and to have the players around me that I have." At this time a year ago, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took his season from a good one to an MVP one. Because they don't play the same position it's not a direct comparison. Griffin's passing and evolution in the passing game was hurt by the lack of an offseason, so even having a knee that feels good won't always help.