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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833324 Overall Overall Fantasy Football

Luck - Five categories


RG3 - Six categories


According to this study, RG3 bested Luck by one category, but the two areas I'm stuck on are Luck's downfield passing ability and Griffin's knee injury. In fantasy football, the most successful teams are the ones that avoid the injury bug. When given the choice between two QBs with stellar futures, I'm going to lean towards the healthier option.


Answer: Luck. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833325 Better following? Better+following%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - No twitter presence


@RGIII - Over 935K followers


Though it has no bearing with on-field performance, there's no doubt fantasy football owners love the ability to follow their team on and off the gridiron. Luck isn't completely off of social media, though. There are multiple parody accounts in the twitterverse including: Andrew Luck's head, Faux Andy Luck, and Andrew Luck's beard.


Answer: RG3. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833323 More TV coverage? More+TV+coverage%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Four nationally televised games in 2013


RG3 - Five nationally televised games in 2013


Though you can say a lot of Griffin's attention is due to his season-ending injury, you can also credit his coverage to an explosive football style. His dual-threat versatility provides viewers, and fantasy football owners, all the excitement one would connect with Michael Vick. Also, the NFC East tends to be the most-covered conference with both the New York market and global Dallas Cowboys fanbase.


Answer: RG3. - Adam Meyer
 

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31831415 Better longevity? Better+longevity%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Finger injury in college


RG3 - Multiple knee injuries


The only documented injury in Luck's playing career, college or pro, is an banged up finger on his throwing hand in 2009. As for Griffin, you can't help but to bring up his injury history. In 2009, he tore his ACL at Baylor. In 2012, he took a hard hit against Baltimore and left with "concussion-like" symptoms. And finally, the dreaded LCL and ACL tear (same one) in a playoff loss to Seattle.


Answer: Luck. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31831416 Better owner? Better+owner%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Jim Irsay


RG3 - Daniel Snyder


This category was almost deemed a "push" because both owners have their flaws. Daniel Snyder's "throw money at it" approach may be what fans want to see, but his negligence of his home field are mind-blowing. There are seven NFL stadiums that use 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass: Dolphins, Jaguars, Titans, Buccaneers, Texans, Cardinals, and the Redskins. I'm no botanist, but when you're the only team north of Tennessee using a certain turf, that's probably a bad idea. Buy the field turf, Dan! Irsay isn't perfect either. His need to express himself via twitter can be a problem, but that hardly has an impact on his players' health.


Answer: Luck. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833322 Better rusher? Better+rusher%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - 62 rushing attempts, 255 yards, and 5 touchdowns


RG3 - 120 rushing attempts, 815 yards, and 7 touchdowns


This category isn't even a contest. Griffin ran nearly twice as many times as Luck with over three-times the yardage. However, it will be interesting to observe how much RG3's rushing game changes after his most recent knee injury.


Answer: RG3. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31831412 Better passer? Better+passer%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - 627 attempts, 339 completions, 4,374 yards, 23 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions in 2012


RG3 - 393 attempts, 258 completions, 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns, and five interceptions in 2012


Baseball has their sabermetrics, but football has some interesting stats of their own, too. One in particular is aDOT (average depth of throw). In 2012, Andrew Luck dropped back to pass 764 times (only behind Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford) and had an aDOT of 10.7. His aDOT is tied for the most with Colin Kaepernick and Josh Freeman. Griffin, on the other hand, had 488 drop backs and an aDOT of 8.5 (26th among QBs).


Answer: Luck. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31831413 Easier schedule? Easier+schedule%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Colts face seven teams this year with winning records in 2012


RG3 - Redskins face eight teams this year with winning records in 2012


Last season, Tennessee and Jacksonville combined for eight wins and 24 losses. The Colts are fortunate enough to basically have four wins built in with those opponents. Add Oakland, Arizona, and Kansas City into the mix and you pretty much have the playoffs locked up. Washington won the NFC East in 2012, but needed a big-time rally. The Redskins also play Green Bay, Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, and Atlanta this season.


Answer: Luck. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833318 Better coaches? Better+coaches%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Chuck Pagano and Pep Hamilton


RG3 - Mike and Kyle Shanahan


The father/son combo was able to create an offense built around their prized weapon. Even when Washington was 3-6, they stuck with the read-option offense and rattled off seven-straight victories. With coach Pagano's extenuating circumstances, Bruce Arians filled in and was successful enough to earn himself the head coaching role in Arizona. Former Stanford play-caller, Hamilton, will assist Pagano this season and there could be some growing pains as they find their stride.


Answer: RG3. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31831414 Better OL? Better+OL%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Samson Satele, Donald Thomas, Mike McGlynn, Anthony Castonzo, and Gosder Cherilus


RG3 - Will Montgomery, Kory Lichtensteiger, Chris Chester, Trent Williams, and Tyler Polumbus


In 2012, the Redskins allowed 33 sacks and Indy's line allowed 41. With Luck being a drop-back passer, it makes him more prone for sacks. Also, Washington is returning all of their offensive lineman and will try to bolster it by creating a competition between Polumbus, Tony Pashos, and Jeremy Trueblood at right tackle.


Answer: RG3. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833320 Better WR? Better+WR%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Reggie Wayne, Darrius Heyward-Bey, and T.Y. Hilton


RG3 - Pierre Garçon, Josh Morgan, and Leonard Hankerson


Once teammates, Wayne and Garçon parted ways before the start of last season and wound up leading their respected teams. A sprained right foot sidelined Garçon for six games and yet he still led the Skins with 633 receiving yards. His 14.4 yards per catch also topped the list. While Wayne only averaged 12.8 yards per catch, his 1,355 receiving yards leads Indy. His 20-target game against Packers surely put him over the top.


Answer: Luck. - Adam Meyer

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Fantasy Football 2186 43 Fantasy 2013: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III 31833321 Better RB? Better+RB%3F Fantasy Football

Luck - Ahmad Bradshaw, Vick Ballard and Donald Brown


RG3 - Alfred Morris


The read-option offense is predicated on the ability to run the football. Last season, the Redskins led the NFL in rushing (169.3 yards per game). Rookie, Alfred Morris, completed 2012 with 335 attempts for 1,613 yards and 13 touchdowns. The top three rushers for Indianapolis (Ballard, Brown, and Luck) combined for 1,586 yards on 381 attempts, scoring eight times.


Answer: RG3. - Adam Meyer

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