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Robert Griffin III says he wants to pick Tom Brady's brain

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Robert Griffin III's Redskins and Tom Brady's Patriots will hold joint practices in Richmond, Virginia, next week and Griffin hopes to learn something from the three-time Super Bowl champion.

“If I get a chance to sit down and talk to him, I’d love to, just to pick his brain,” Griffin told CSN Washington. “But he’s also still playing quarterback in the NFL. It’s a competitive position, a competitive sport. So I don’t expect him to give me any groundbreaking secrets.” 

More: Robert Griffin III takes subtle shot at Shanahans in press conference​

Washington and New England will practice together next Monday through Wednesday, before they open the preseason on Thursday night. 

The first Sunday of the regular season is Sept. 7. Washington opens against the Houston Texans and the Patriots will play the Miami Dolphins.

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