Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III set for debuts: who will shine brighter in Week 1?


All eyes will be on Andrew Luck and RGIII on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

All four face daunting Week 1 matchups — particularly No. 1 and No. 2 overall picks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III who get the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints, respectively.

Will any of the five rookies walk away with a win on Sunday? And what are the realistic expectations for five players who were spectacular at times in college but have yet to be tested by an NFL defense in a game that counts?

DisclaimerThis is a non-scientific user poll. Results are not statistically valid and cannot be assumed to reflect the views of Washington Post users as a group or the general population.

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Matt Brooks is the high school sports editor for The Washington Post. He's an Arlington native and longtime District resident and was previously a high school sports reporter, editor for several blogs and Early Lead contributor with The Post.

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