Redskins’ Robert Griffin III Says He Probably Can Throw A Baseball 90 MPH

Robert Griffin IIIWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has a cannon, but he usually uses it to throw a football — not a baseball.

That said, the former Heisman Trophy winner believes he can hit 90 mph on a radar gun.

“I think with a few weeks of work, in preparation for that, I think I can throw 90,” Griffin said at a Washington Nationals game, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Griffin is a professional athlete, so he might be able to live up to his claim. However, it’s probably best he doesn’t take on this challenge given his recent injury issues.

Griffin played in 13 games last season, and the Redskins struggled to a 3-13 record at the bottom of the NFC East.

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