OPEN THREAD: RG3 with the most to prove on Redskins?

OPEN THREAD: RG3 with the most to prove on Redskins?
July 3, 2014, 9:15 am
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As a rookie, he was electric. Redskins fans chanted his name, and the team had its best year in a decade. Robert Griffin III gave the Redskins their best talent the team had seen in some time, but after a series of hits to the knee, it was gone. 

The comeback was fast, and Griffin never looked the same after suffering the massive knee injury. His sophomore season came with struggles, the passing accuracy diminished, the feet not as fast.

So who's the real RG3? The exciting rookie or the sophomore in a slump? Griffin has much to prove this fall for the Redskins, but he's not the only man on Washington with questions to answer.

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What about Jay Gruden? The rookie head coach, brother of Super Bowl winner Jon. Gruden has never led his own team, and he comes to a team and franchise known for drama and controversy. Can he navigate the inevitable storms headed to Ashburn?

How about DeSean Jackson? Undeniably one of the fastest receivers in the NFL, Jackson was unceremoniously cut by Philadelphia this offseason, opening the door for this arrival in Washington. Questions of Jackson's off-field activities will likely continue to come up, and his character in the locker room. Can Jackson handle the increased scrutiny?

Plenty of other Redskins' players have big question marks. Can Brian Orakpo deliver a dominant season? If he does, he's likely to get a handsome contract in return. Can Pierre Garçon replicate his brilliant 2013 campaign?

Who faces the most pressure on the Redskins? Let us know what you think in the comments.