What we have seen the past two weeks suggests instead that there might have been something to the recent report that Griffin had been outplayed by Kirk Cousins in practice sessions versus the Patriots.
Griffin has yet to lead a touchdown drive this preseason. His decision-making has left a lot to be desired. His footwork has been inconsistent. He is absorbing too many hits. He's not even beating defenders to the edge on scrambles.
Griffin also looked uninspired in August 2012 when the Shanahans slow-played the entire league by running vanilla schemes and hiding their pistol offense until the regular-season opener.
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