Well, that was unnerving. Just in case you didn't catch the Monday night preseason matchup between Washington and Cleveland, here's a faithful reenactment. Both teams were uncompromisingly sloppy, mistake-prone, and irrefutably not ready to play football in public.
If you think I'm just having an extreme negative reaction to an ugly quarter or two of meaningless exhibition football ... well, OK. Maybe you have a point. I'm usually the first person to tell you not to draw long-range conclusions from preseason action (or inaction). You probably shouldn't do it. I shouldn't do it. No one should do it.
Nonetheless, at halftime of the Washington-Cleveland slap-fight, I revisited my 2014 preseason quarterback ranks and dropped Robert Griffin III five spots. He's still rated as a QB1 on my board, but only barely. And realistically, I'll probably veer to another position when RG3's name appears at the top of the draft queue.Read More »from Juggernaut Index, No. 11: Washington