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Griffin ultimately feels comfortable protecting himself.

“The coach might call a run play for you as a quarterback, and you have to be able to know if it’s early in the game or early in the season, I don’t need to go out there and try to be a pinball,” Griffin said. “It’s your responsibility, as well, to try to protect yourself. You have to realize coach is trying to win and I’m trying to win, as well. So whatever we need to do, I’m willing to do.”