Divine Nine: Black Starting Quarterbacks in the 2013 Season

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  • Black Starting QBs
  • Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
  • Terrelle Pryor, Oakland Raiders
  • Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers
  • EJ Manuel, Buffalo Bills
  • Geno Smith, New York Jets
  • Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
  • Josh Freeman, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Black Starting QBs

The 2013 NFL season kicked off Thursday, and as the nation gears up for a football-filled weekend, BET.com takes a look at nine Black starting quarterbacks to watch this season. — Dominique Zonyéé

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Robert Griffin III, 23, also known as RGIII, attended Baylor University and was the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner. He was a second round draft pick in 2012, and suffered his second ACL injury that same year. Despite controversy regarding his healing process, RGIII was medically cleared and confirmed Monday that he will start in the Redskins' season opener.

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