Kravitz: Luck’s Pressure over Griffin’s Stats

Bob Kravitz chooses a side in the debate: Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III? Basically, Clark Kent or Bruce Wayne? Kent, the down-to-earth fella' with the straight-edge persona and studious appearance. Wayne, the flashy news piece with a cool public image. Both are handy in a pinch, something the Colts and Redskins are finding out about Luck and RG3. The two teams combined for 7 wins last year; they're on pace for almost double that this year (6 wins through 7 weeks of play). Still, Kravitz sides with Luck, and draws on some key points, such as:

Only 7 percent of Luck's passes have been targeted to running backs, one of the lowest ratios in the league. He throws to his wide receivers a league-high 72 percent of the time. Griffin, by contrast, has checked down with far more frequency. He is last in the league in passes thrown 15 yards or more down the field.

Kravitz's main point, without giving too much away (it's a great article), is that Luck is forced to take more chances, where RG3 has been put in a safer system. Again though, and I can't stress this enough, there isn't a wrong answer here. My rootmmates and I have fought back and forth over Batman vs. Superman, Spiderman vs. Iron Man, Marvel vs. DC – but honestly, does it matter?
 

 

 

… and for me, yeah it does. Superman, Spiderman, and DC. Also, Andrew Luck, 10 times out of 10.

@Jorgelfman

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