We all love John Madden, but I doubt he watched one full game that Robert Griffin III ever played in at Baylor. If he did he would know what a bad comparison this is.
“You know, the thing that he did that was so amazing was he reminded me — and I don’t mean to throw names around — but he reminded me of a Tim Tebow that can pass,” Madden said on SiriusXM NFL Radio, via the Washington Post. “You know, Tim Tebow, when he was playing for Denver last year, he would tend to freeze the defenses, because they weren’t sure if it was run or pass, if he was gonna hand off or run. I mean, he couldn’t pass like RGIII — [Griffin] can throw the ball — but he has a tendency to freeze the defense.
The offense the Redskins ran last week was nothing like the Broncos offense last year and just because you can run doesn’t mean you will automatically scare a defense (see: Michael Vick).
Tebow doesn’t have to be put in the equation every time a quarterback has a good game.