NFL Links: Should Rams have drafted RG3?

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

To fans who wish the Rams had taken Robert Griffin III with the second overall pick in the 2012 draft, a St. Louis writer says it’s too early to give up on Sam Bradford.

Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan says the team will keep looking for creative ways to exploit Robert Griffin III.

There are traces of Peyton Manning in the no-huddle offense run by Matt Ryan and the Falcons, an Atlanta columnist writes.

A Green Bay writer says a Packers defense that has taken a lot of heat made a powerful statement Thursday night against the Bears.

A New York columnist writes an amusing obituary for Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride’s mustache, which was lost in a “shaving accident” last month.

Bills WR Donald Jones says he’s ready to fill the void in the slot after WR David Nelson went down with a season-ending injury in Week One.

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

Steelers receivers Mike Wallace and Antonio Brown are looking forward to Sunday’s juicy matchup with the Jets’ Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie.

Despite Peyton Manning’s strong opening performance in Denver, an Indianapolis columnist insists Jim Irsay made the right call in releasing the star QB.

In an interesting look at the psyche of NFL linemen, the 49ers’ Joe Staley says the job isn’t just about “belly-bumping and trying to muscle each other.”

Even with three starters returning to the lineup, head coach Romeo Crennel says the Chiefs’ defensive woes can’t be fixed overnight.

The Patriots’ defensive front seven finally appears ready to pull its own weight, says a Boston writer.

Finally healthy and reinstated from suspension, Titans WR Kenny Britt is focused on building chemistry with QB Jake Locker.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Kevin Kolb "seems to mean it" when he says he tunes out critiques from people outside the Cardinals' organization, says an Arizona reporter.

Mike Shanahan says the Redskins will "experiment as the year goes on," with Robert Griffin III's unique ability.

Giants WR Victor Cruz says his team's Week One loss was "a rude awakening."

A Houston reporter says the Texans can't let speed bumps derail them if they are to be considered a true contender.

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta is "totally unassuming," but "finds a way to shine," according to a Baltimore columnist.

The Bills' stadium lease is in jeopardy, says a Buffalo reporter.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

A D.C. area columnist says Robert Griffin III is, for the first time in years, “making Sundays watchable” in Washington.

An Oakland writer struggles to find silver linings in the Raiders’ Monday-night loss to the Chargers.

Things should get better for the Dolphins, if only because of an easy schedule ahead, says a Miami columnist.

In light of the timing error in the Rams-Lions game, a St. Louis writer says the NFL’s support of replacement officials “is nonsense.”

A columnist in Minnesota says the Vikings’ impressive game-tying drive is a sign of growth from Christian Ponder.

Chris Johnson is still too busy looking for the home run, but that’s not all that plagues the Titans’ run game, according a to Tennessee reporter.

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

The Texans have a bright future with Matt Schaub signed to a new contract, according to a Houston columnist.

Kevin Kolb "regained much of the currency he had lost in the locker room" in Week One, says an Arizona columnist.

A Philadelphia columnist says Michael Vick's Week One performance was "a terrible way to start."

It could be a "glorious second act" for Peyton Manning, says a Denver columnist.

An Atlanta columnist says the Falcons will be playing the rest of the season without their best cover cornerback.

Packers fans should not be overly concerned about their team's Week One loss, says a Green Bay columnist.