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Last week, Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts showed the most poise out of all the rookie quarterbacks who played in Week 1, according to people who wrote about him. Did Luck maintain his grip on the poise title in Week 2? Or did any of the other four rookie quarterbacks—Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Ryan Tannehill, and Brandon Weeden—elegantly dethrone Luck? Let's tally the scores:


Robert Griffin III, Redskins

Neil Reynolds, Sky Sports:

...displaying veteran poise...

(Poor showing for Griffin with only one instance. Many people talked about Josh Morgan's lack of poise, however.)

Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins

Brandon Alisoglu, Bleacher Report:

...the improvement and poise shown...

Jeff Everette, Rant Sports:

...compete with the poise he displayed...

Russell Wilson, Seahawks

Randy Galloway, Star-Telegram:

...the poise displayed...

Jerry Brewer, Seattle Times:

...his accuracy, poise and patience.

Brewer's article again, quoting Cowboys coach Jason Garrett:

...he plays with great poise...

Brandon Weeden, Browns

Ken Carman, CBS Cleveland:

...showed poise in the pocket.

Terry Pluto, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

...showed poise...

Scott Petrak, Chronicle-Telegram:

...showed poise in the pocket...

Andrew Luck, Colts

An Associated Press headline:

...shows poise in first win...

The same article, quoting wide receiver Reggie Wayne:

The kid's got poise.

Matt Brooks, Washington Post:

...poise when the Colts got the ball...

Josh Katzowitz, Eye On Football:

Credit to Luck for his poise.

Despite Weeden's poiseful turnaround, Luck is still the king of poise.



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