Thank you, NFL players.
Not everyone agrees Griffin should be this high just one season into his career. To which I reply: What did we see last season that made you think Griffin will plateau or regress?
Griffin's debut campaign was remarkable. He threw for 3,200 yards and 20 touchdowns with a 65.6 completion percentage. He ran for 815 yards, a rookie rushing record at his position. He pushed the ball downfield with regularity, but finished with just six interceptions.
Yeah, yeah, the knee injury. Health might be the only thing that keeps Griffin from greatness. It's certainly a concern, but everything points toward Griffin being ready and on the field for Week 1.
So yes, it's fair to list Griffin among the top five quarterbacks in football, which is likely where he'll end up on this list. It might not be long before he's considered No. 1.