Griffin Has Numbers, Luck Has Victories

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Washington's Robert Griffin III has the pretty numbers, the fat completion percentage, the tidy touchdown-interception ratio and the sweet passer rating.

Indianapolis' Andrew Luck? He loses the stats battle among the highly-touted rookie quarterbacks who were drafted 1-2 in April. All he wins are games.

"What you can't measure statistically is command," said Trent Dilfer, who was an NFL quarterback for 14 years and now studies them as an ESPN studio analyst. "There's no metric for command of your offense, command of yourself, command of your personnel, the total ownership and command of what you're doing.

"That is what Andrew has above all else."

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