With the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts will select Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, the team's general manager confirmed Tuesday. Considering recent speculation, this doesn't come as a major surprise. Ryan Grigson spoke with reporters earlier today.
"In fairness to Andrew Luck and in fairness to the whole process - the media gantlet he's going to be enduring the next couple days - I thought it was the right thing to do to announce that we're going to take him," said Grigson. "I didn't see the point in prolonging what the world already knows."
New colts head coach also sounded off Tuesday, appearing pleased with the decision.
"We've got a great one for years to come," Pagano said. "It's another piece of the puzzle that we feel really good about, obviously."
In all likelihood, this means the Washington Redskins will select Robert Griffin III with the No. 2 overall pick. The team has been reportedly eyeing the former Baylor signal caller since trading up for the second overall pick. Though the Redskins did decline to comment Tuesday, according to the Washington Post.
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