Multiple sources are reporting that Washington Redskins rookie quarterback, Robert Griffin III, has been named to the NFC Pro Bowl. Reportedly, Griffin will be the only rookie in the Pro Bowl. Special teams guru Lorenzo Alexander ill join RGIII in Hawaii. Alexander led the NFL in special teams tackles.
In his rookie year, Griffin has helped revitalize a mediocre Redskins franchise, playing a crucial role in the resurgent Redskins. Griffin has helped lead the Redskins from a 3-6 bye week record to a 9-6 record that has them on the verge of an NFC East Championship, if they beat Dallas Sunday night.
In his first season, griffin has thrown for 3100 yards while gaining 752 yards on the ground. He has shattered numerous franchise records as well as NFL rookie records. He has thrown 20 TD passes to just 5 interceptions. Griffin is second overall in the NFL with a 104.1 passer rating. Impressively, he leads the NFL in 8.2 yards per pass attempt. He s fifth overall in completion percentage with 66.2%.
LT Trent Williams will also join RGIII. Williams protects Griffin's blindside and is a former first round pick.
MLB London Fletcher and rookie running back Alfred Morris were named alternates.