The NFL named Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Patriots DE Chandler Jones the Rookies of the Month for September.
In his first month in the NFL, Griffin led all rookies and was fourth in the NFL with a 103.2 passer rating. He threw four touchdowns and one interception, and rushed for 234 yards and four scores.
Jones had three sacks in September, the most among rookies. He had 19 tackles and two forced fumbles as well and recorded a sack in three of New England’s first four games.