Our first thought when reports started coming out that the Washington Redskins would pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III was... really? It's basically a franchise tag for Griffin — for a player the head coach,...Show More Summary
Sometimes, it's best to think of the NFL as a different planet—one on which time moves faster. So when I hear Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan defend his decision to pick up a fifth-year, $16.2 million option on unreliable...Show More Summary
With Washington deciding to pick up Robert Griffin III’s fifth year option, Mike Florio wonders if the Redskins would still draft Marcus Mariota if he was available at No. 5 overall.
It seemed grim initially, but it looks like Robert Griffin III will be hanging around in Washington, D.C. for the foreseeable future. There was uncertainty as to whether or not the club would pick up Griffin’s 2016 team option, which would guarantee him $16 million. Today, the team announced that they are doing just that. […]
Robert Griffin III has a new motto and a fifth-year option picked up by his team.
Contrary to speculation, the Skins picked up the 2016 option on Robert Griffin III’s contract. That absolutely does not mean he’ll be around in 2016, though. Read more...
The Washington Redskins will exercise the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III, meaning the quarterback is now under contract through the 2016 season, the team announced Monday.
For at least the next two seasons, quarterback Robert Griffin III will be under contract with Washington after the team picked up his fifth-year option Monday. The team announced the news via Twitter: Of course, with the team holding the No. Show More Summary
Robert Griffin III's fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season will be exercised by the Washington Redskins.
Word on Monday morning was that the Redskins were likely to pick up the 2016 option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s option and it moved to a done deal in the middle of the day. Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan announced that the team is exercising their option on Griffin’s pick ahead of the May…
Griffin is 5-15 as a starter over the last two seasons since winning the league's Rookie of the Year award in 2012. Washington general manager Scot McCloughan announced Monday that the team will exercise the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III, putting him under contract with the team through 2016. Show More Summary
We admit we saw this report from NFL Network's Albert Breer on Robert Griffin III and thought... really? As I said on @NFL_AM, I'm told Redskins are likely to pick up Robert Griffin III's option for 2016. They view as a franchise tag, of sorts. Show More Summary
For the first-round picks selected in 2012, the deadline for picking up the fifth-year option arrives on May 3. In Washington, a decision on quarterback Robert Griffin III hasn’t officially been made. According to Albert Breer of NFL Media, the team is “likely” to pick up Griffin’s option for 2016. If the option is exercised,…
Seems a tad risky.
Every one of the Redskin’ quarterback’s seasons has come with a subtitle for some reason.
New Washington General Manager Scot McCloughan has to make his two biggest decisions to date in the next two weeks: What to do with the fifth overall pick in the draft, and what to do with Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year contract option. The second decision may depend on the first. The Washington Post quotes an…
Last year, as Washington and New England prepared to engage in joint practices, quarterback Robert Griffin III expressed a strong interest in talking to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. “If I get a chance to sit down and talk to him, I’d love to, just to pick his brain,” Griffin said at the time. But Griffin…
Robert Griffin III’s days as QB of the Redskins appears to be numbered. Although head coach Jay Gruden has already stated RG3 would be the starting QB next year, the team attended Marcus Mariota’s Pro Day, so something doesn’t add up. After next season the Redskins has tough financial decisions to consider. They will be […]
Griffin admitted in an interview that football hasn't been fun during his last two seasons. Plenty has changed for Robert Griffin III since he won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award in 2012. There's a chance he could become aShow More Summary
Robert Griffin III said recently that he isn’t worried about chatter that Marcus Mariota could be coming to Washington in the draft and he expanded on those thoughts in a conversation with Jeff Darlington of NFL Media. Griffin said that he’d “welcome” any competition the team brings in, but that Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan told him that…