"I just thought it would be something nice to do, just basically something nice to do," Elgin told The Washington Post. "I'm not gonna buy him a $200 bread maker, but something like a welcome mat doesn't set me back too much, and it's just an appreciation for what he stands for. ... There was really just nothing in it for us; we were just trying to do something nice."
Even though Griffin is the reigning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, Elgin told NFL.com over Twitter that Rebecca is the "rock star" for handwriting the note. Griffin and Liddicoat will be married July 6.