NFC East Watch: RG3 Excited for Year 2 in Gruden’s Offense

Griffin had a 2-7 record as a starter in his first year in Jay Gruden's system

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Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III’s first season in Jay Gruden’s offense didn’t exactly go swimmingly.

Griffin was injured in the second week of the season, returned in Week 9, lost his starting job in Week 12 and then got it back in Week 14 when Colt McCoy was injured. He finished the season with a 2-7 record as a starter, four touchdowns, six interceptions and nine fumbles.

But with all that behind him, Griffin is feeling good in his second year in the system.

No ifs, ands or buts about it, I feel great, the second year in the offense,” Griffin said, per the Washington Times. “I feel great about the guys around me working hard to get better, and that’s all that you can ask for."

Gruden himself had high praise for RG3’s offseason work.

“I think the transition for him into a new system last season was a little bit rocky for all of us,” Gruden said. “But when you have the same system going in for year two, I think he’s going to get better. You can see the progress every day that he makes, and it’s exciting to watch. It really is, with all three quarterbacks, actually. Robert, especially, is doing an excellent job every day. He’s not perfect, nobody is. I’m not perfect. But he’s really striving to be perfect, and he’s doing a great job of working.”

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