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Twenty-five years after Doug Williams' Super Bowl performance, RG III carries torch

Updated: January 14, 2013, 6:55 PM ET
By Donald Hunt | ESPN.com

A year ago, the Redskins finished with a 5-11 record. This season, rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III helped Washington put together a 10-6 record, an NFC East title and its first playoff appearance since 1999. Not bad for the former Baylor All-American and Heisman Trophy winner.

Griffin's path to success was paved by a number of African-American quarterbacks who were trailblazers at this position. Most notable is Doug Williams, who played for the Redskins and became the first ...

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