New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has high praise for Robert Griffin III and says that the Washington Redskins rookie could take the NFL by storm. Brees, speaking Wednesday on a conference call with Washington reporters, said Griffin is a phenomenal athlete who can do things running and throwing that most people can't do. Brees did add that he hoped Griffin would wait a week before having a breakout performance. The teams square off in New Orleans on Sunday.
Fantasy Impact: Fantasy owners who drafted Griffin have to like hearing this kind of praise from an elite quarterback like Brees. However, this is not enough to push Griffin into a starting fantasy lineup for Week 1. Griffin has potential to turn into a fantasy starter but, for now, should remain a No. 2 fantasy option.
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