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Justin Tuck: I'd like RG3, young Michael Vick to race


New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck thought Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was the fastest player he'd ever faced. Then Robert Griffin III showed up with the Washington Redskins.

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"I was quoted as saying Vick was the fastest player I'd ever seen with the ball in his hands," Tuck told The Star-Ledger on Thursday. "I don't know. I'm going to have to back up on that now, because RG is something special."

Vick ran a 4.33-second 40-meter dash at the 2001 NFL Scouting Combine. Griffin hit the 4.38 mark.

"I would like to see a race between those two. I really would," Tuck said. "A young Vick and RG now? That would be insane to watch. I'd pay to see it."

Tuck and the Giants didn't have to deal with a young Vick twice a year, though. They'll be chasing Griffin for years.

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