Andrew Luck knew exactly where he was heading and the daunting task he faces.
So did Robert Griffin III.
What the NFL draft lacked in surprise and suspense with its top two picks, it certainly delivered in challenges for the league’s newest stars.
Luck, the Stanford quarterback and overall No. 1, heads for Indianapolis, where he must replace Peyton Manning, who merely won four MVP awards and a Super Bowl. RGIII answers the call in Washington, where he will try to soothe a devout but highly critical fan base.
“You don’t really replace a guy like that,’’ Luck said. “You can’t. You just try to do the best you can. Obviously, he was my hero growing up.’’
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