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RG3, Sanchez, Manning: Big QB news Friday night

Robert Griffin III a Redskin? Mark Sanchez an extension by the Jets? Peyton Manning could be a Bronco?

Crazy stuff.

The biggest, boldest move was the deal reported by, where the Redskins will trade up to get the Rams' No. 2 pick. The deal, everyone is assuming, was made to get RG3, the Heisman Trophy winning QB from Baylor.

It's quite a move, which could set up the Redskins or doom it.

It also allows the Rams to beef up their roster. They'll get two future first-round picks and a second-round pick from the Redskins.

The move I don't like is the three-year extension of Sanchez by the Jets. Sanchez has been overrated and overhyped by the New York media. Clearly Manning wasn't interested in the Jets or this move wouldn't have taken place.

I'm still not sure what to make of Manning's visit to the Broncos. I don't think Tim Tebow is the answer for Denver, but I don't think Manning makes them an instant Super Bowl favorite.


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