Report: Robert Griffin III Hires QB Guru Who Worked With Tom Brady, Andy Dalton

by NESN Staff

March 28, 2016

Robert Griffin III apparently is trying to learn the tricks of some of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.

Griffin signed a two-year, $15 million contract with the Cleveland Browns on Friday, and now, he’s headed to Los Angeles to work with quarterback coach Tom House, Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot reported Friday. House, a former major league pitcher, also has worked with Tom Brady, Andy Dalton, Drew Brees, Carson Palmer and many other quarterbacks in the past.

House improves quarterbacks’ (and pitchers’) throwing mechanics through 3D-Motions analysis. Brady told Sports Illustrated’s Peter King back in 2013 that he “never had more confidence in” throwing a football than he did after working with House.

?Tom House has told me why certain corrections need to be made,? Brady told King. ?Look at a baseball swing and a golf swing. It?s all mechanics. Look at how Barry Bonds swings. Look at how Floyd Mayweather punches. Mechanics. When you?ve got to fit it into the tightest windows, mechanics are crucial. And to me, the offseason is crucial. If you make a throw within four feet, that?s not going to be good enough. You have to make the throw within four inches of your target. That?s good enough. And that?s why the mechanics you adjust and learn in the offseason are important. You?re going to keep them during the season.?

RGIII most likely won’t be the next Tom Brady after working with House, but the coach’s programs certainly work. Dalton’s 106.2 passer rating was second in the NFL last season and a far cry from his 83.5 rating in 2014 after the Cincinnati Bengals signal-caller worked with House in the offseason.

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