Examining Which Players Redskins Could Cut to Save Money

The Redskins have a little bit of breathing room under the NFL’s salary cap as the 2016 NFL offseason begins this month. For an organization that was in salary-cap hell thanks to league sanctions just a few years ago, that’s a pleasant position. But it’s not totally comfortable. There is still a contract extension to work out with quarterback Kirk Cousins, among other necessary...
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Top 11 storylines for the 2016 NFL offseason

The short-lived period between the Super Bowl and the start of the new league year is upon us. Over the next few weeks, veterans will be released as teams prepare their layouts for the offseason ahead. From the future of two enigmatic quarterbacks with some previous NFL success to just how teams with new head coaches will map out the free-agency period, here are your top 11 story...
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Redskins’ RGIII expected to be traded

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With the Washington Redskins still having team control over Robert Griffin III for...
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SNIDER: Free RGIII! Redskins Need to Let The Passer Go

It’s time for the Washington Redskins to release Robert Griffin III. They’re not getting anything for the quarterback. Not a desperate fifth-rounder. Not a throw-away seventh-rounder in 2043. Not even a free topping on their pizza, so why extend the misery? The Redskins have already held Griffin too long. They should have cut him during the preseason after losing his starting...
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Kirk Cousins says he has ‘very good relationship’ with RG3

Many would figure that the relationship between Kirk Cousins and Robert Griffin III would be an uncomfortable one, but Cousins says that is not the case. Cousins did a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) on Thursday, and the Washington Redskins quarterback was asked about his relationship with RG3. He was asked whether the two would remain in touch if Griffin leaves the team, as...
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Ricky Jean-Francois: Robert Griffin III Handled Situation ‘Like A Champ’

SAN FRANCISCO — The Washington Redskins made a significant turnaround in 2015, going from last place in the NFC East to division champions. And it all started with a change at quarterback. Robert Griffin III was drafted as the quarterback of the future by the Redskins, but injuries and inconsistent play led to a change under center this season. And it turned out to be the right...
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Jean-Francois: ‘We Found Out What We Had’

WASHINGTON — The Redskins struggled early this past season, but as the year progressed, they began looking like a team that actually belonged in the postseason. Defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois, who was brought in by new GM Scot McCloughan during the 2015 offseason, told Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier the team dynamic slowly evolved and grew more positive as the season went...
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QUIZ: Name every Washington Redskins starting QB since their Super Bowl XXVI win

Can you name every starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins since Mark Rypien led the team to a Super Bowl win in 1992?
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Need to Know: Only a handful of starters will be left from 2012 Redskins team

Here is what you need to know on this Friday, February 5, 19 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Five thoughts on the Redskins with free agency a month away —Although it wasn’t particularly surprising, it was noteworthy that we got the first words uttered by a Redskins official saying that Robert Griffin III…
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Redskins President Bruce Allen discusses Robert Griffin III's future

Bruce Allen says it's possible Robert Griffin III will bounce back.
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Santana Moss on Snyder Expressing Doubt About RGIII

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year removed from Jay Gruden’s announcement of Robert Griffin III as his presumptive 2015 starter, the state of the Washington Redskins looks nothing like it did then. In General Manager Scot McCloughan first year, Gruden etched his first winning season as a head coach, the Redskins won the NFC East and Kirk Cousins emerged as Washington’s quarterback...
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Breaking down the Cleveland Browns quarterback options

Now that we know Johnny Manziel does not fit into the Cleveland Browns quarterback plans following his latest incident, it seems pretty likely that the team will be checking in on potential starters once the new league year comes calling in March. With both the free agent and trade markets barren, there’s also a chance that Cleveland will have to go to hit the draft for a quarterback...
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Redskins: Adam Schefter’s unbelievable thought about Robert Griffin III

So much controversy surrounds Robert Griffin III that it’s sure to be a subject of a 14-part FX series someday. Writers at the WaPOST surveyed NFL talent evaluators about Griffin’s prospects for the future and DC Sports Bog put it in the form of a virtual round table discussion. This Adam Schefter quote stopped me cold. “Who’s interested in RGIII? I don’t know that there’s...
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Photo: RG3 back visiting Baylor again this afternoon

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III went back to his alma mater, Baylor University today to visit coach Art Briles and Briles’ son Kendall, an assistant coach with the Bears. Of course, a picture of the reunion was posted to Coach Briles’ Twitter. RG3 in the house – 2011 Heisman, 2012 NFC East Champs and Rookie of the Year #Legendary #BaylorFootballBeAChampion...
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Photo: RG3 Is Back Visiting Baylor This Afternoon

One of the top players in Baylor football history is back in Waco today, visiting his old head coach. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took time out of his trip to pose for a picture with BU head coach Art Briles and his son Kendall, an assistant coach.  RG3 in the house – 2011 Heisman, 2012 NFC East Champs and Rookie of the Year #Legendary #BaylorFootballBeAChampion...
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NFL analysts talk about fixing Robert Griffin III in 49 easy steps

Robert Griffin III’s complicated past and uncertain future means that just about everyone has an opinion on what should happen next for the still-young quarterback. Should he try to get a starting role with a bad team? A backup role with a good team? Should he revert to his 2012 style as a dangerous runner? […]
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When Robert Griffin III lands with a new team, will he receive a fair shake?

Editor’s note: Mike Jones and Master Tesfatsion spent time at the Senior Bowl asking NFL coaches and personnel evaluators what they thought of Robert Griffin III’s future. In those discussions, the coaches and evaluators often raised the topic of race. The writers addressed it in their original story as part of a section about Griffin finding a […]
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RGIII to the Cowboys? His college coach says it’s a dream scenario.

At Senior Bowl practices last week in Mobile, Ala., Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan said he is in no rush to release quarterback Robert Griffin III. Washington could cut Griffin as early as the day after the Super Bowl, but the Redskins have until March 9 — the start of the new league year — […]
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Shaping the 2016 Redskins: Quarterback

Today we begin a new series on DC Pro Sports Report, where we look at each position on the Washington Redskins and analyze it in terms of what is needed to improve for the 2016 season. We will look at what the Skins have at that position going into the offseason, what their contracts look like and what the team might do and should do to improve. We begin today with the QUARTERBACK...
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Need to Know: Why is it highly unlikely that the Redskins will trade RG3?

Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 31, 24 days before the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Why it is highly unlikely that the Redskins will trade RG3 Why can’t the Redskins trade Robert Griffin III instead of just letting him go? Many fans are asking that questions, wondering why the Redskins can’t…
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Johnny Manziel proving more trouble than he’s worth

After another altercation with his girlfriend, Johnny Manziel is on a clear path of self-destruction. At this point, he’s just out there screaming for help and/or attention, and in the process he’s making it known he has no business in an NFL locker room right now. Not until he really, truly seeks help. Not until he changes. Time after time, again and again, the Cleveland Browns...
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Art Briles: Cowboys ‘would be a great place’ for Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III’s college coach, Art Briles, thinks the Cowboys are an ideal fit for the quarterback. Briles, speaking at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, told Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News that such a pairing would be mutually beneficial. “You could have a dream. That would probably be making it come true,” Briles said of the prospect of Griffin on the Cowboys. “That...
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Art Briles: Cowboys a ‘Dream’ Landing Spot For Robert Griffin III

WASHINGTON — One man’s dream could be a nightmare for the Washington Redskins if Robert Griffin III’s college coach and mentor Art Briles is right about where he ends up this offseason. Speaking to reporters at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., Briles furthered speculation that RGIII could be outfitted for a star logo this offseason. “That would be a great place for him...
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Art Briles: Robert Griffin III to Dallas Cowboys could be dream come true

Baylor head coach Art Briles thinks Robert Griffin III and the Dallas Cowboys would be a terrific pairing. Appearing at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. to watch four of his players compete, Briles commented on where the best landing spot for his former player could be: “You could have a dream. That would probably be making it come true,” Briles said, via Brandon George of...
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Redskins taking their time on Robert Griffin III decision

The Washington Redskins are widely expected to release quarterback Robert Griffin III at some point this offseason, but general manager Scot McCloughan isn’t rushing into any decision on the future of his polarizing quarterback. “The thing that’s good about where we are right now is, we have until March 9,” McCloughan said, via the Washington Post. “That’s why I want...
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