London Fletcher played 16 NFL seasons, and knows a good quarterback when he sees one.

Now an NFL analyst with CBS Sports, Fletcher blasted the Redskins and their handling of RG3, primarily Jay Gruden failing at his job.

Via CBS:

“What was Jay Gruden brought in there to do?” Fletcher asked during an appearance on 106.7 The Fan’s “Sports Junkies.”

“Win football games,” co-host Eric Bickel responded.

“Hell no!” Fletcher said. “He was brought in there under the premise to develop Robert Griffin as a quarterback. That was how he got the job, under the premise that he would develop Robert Griffin as a quarterback. He didn’t do it, so what does that say about him?”

Fletcher’s points are beyond fair, and seem similar to other critics and pundits who believe Gruden should be fired.

Fletcher believes Gruden blew it, and RG3 will eventually become a good player somewhere else.

“When they hired Jay Gruden, they put Robert ahead of the team. …” Fletcher said. “When they hired Jay Gruden, they put Robert ahead of the team, in terms of he needed to develop. … Did [Gruden] really try?” he continued. “Within one year, he’s tried, so. So you’re not a good coach if you can’t continue to develop a guy. He’s not going to get better sitting on the bench as a quarterback.

“Don’t hold him on the bench. Don’t say he has a future with the Washington Redskins if he doesn’t. Because he’s not going to get better sitting on the bench. Not at the quarterback position.

“[RG3’s] going to have a great second career, I believe that. He’s too talented. He’s too talented of a guy!”

By Glenn Erby

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