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Trading Up For a Quarterback in the First Round is a Risky Proposition

Since 2000, there have not been very many successful trades in the NFL draft that have landed a team with a first-round quality quarterback. Sadly, the list of teams who have traded up for quarterback busts far outnumber those who have found franchise signal callers. Between 2000 and 2014, 15 trades  have occurred with one team moving up for a quarterback. However, there have only...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Make Smart Business Decision Exercising Option on RGIII

View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Redskins will be picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III, which keeps him with the team that drafted him second overall in 2012 through the 2016 season. General Manager Scot McCloughan made the announcement on Monday during a press conference. Griffin will make $16.2 million in 2016, nearly $13 million more...
Via KCM Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Teams Apparently Not Interested in Redskins QB Kirk Cousins

Now that the Washington Redskins have committed to Robert Griffin III for the next two seasons, it stands to reason that the team would entertain trade offers for backup quarterback Kirk Cousins. This is only magnified by the fact that Cousins, who was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL draft, is less than excited about the idea of returning to D.C. as RGIII’s backup...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Will Pick-up 2016 Option on Robert Griffin III

Redskins Will Pick-up 2016 Option on Robert Griffin III Washington Redskins GM Scot McCloughan announced at his press conference today that the team will pick up the 2016 option on the contract of Robert Griffin III. “We talked to Robert, talked to the agent, very positive, very positive feeling in the building right now.” The […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

For the Redskins and RGIII, Mediocrity Seems to be Okay

The Washington Redskins announced on Monday that they will pick up the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract. It’s an option that guarantees him over $16 million for the 2016 season. It’s also a decision that has been met with criticism and question marks alike. How in the world does a team guarantee a quarterback $16 million after he’s lost 15 of his...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

RGIII: I play like it's my last game every time I'm out there

Robert Griffin III is tired of hearing a narrative that has been built around him that he feels no part of."People want you to be a certain person, and it's unfortunate for them that I'm not the person they made me out to be," Griffin said in a sit down with The Washington Post. "That's why I can smile and have fun with my family and step on that football field with no worries and...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draft Plan: The Washington Redskins want to add three more picks by trade

The last time the Washington Redskins made a big trade in the NFL Draft they moved up several spots to get Robert Griffin III. So far that one has definitely favored the St. Louis Rams. Now it sounds like Washington is trying it the other way: adding more picks by trading down… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Ways to improve the NFL Draft Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington picks up 2016 contract option for RGIII

Any speculation as to whether or not Washington will draft Marcus Mariota in the first round Thursday night may of possibly been quelled…. Maybe. According to Washington general manager Scot McCloughan (via ProFootballTalk.com) the team decided to pickup quarterback Robert Griffin III’s 2016 contract option meaning the former first round pick in 2012 will make just […]
Via The Majors National
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers draft hat is awesome, includes skyline of city (photo)

The lucky man the Green Bay Packers select with pick No. 30 will wear this hat on draft night. It’s pretty darn cool. #Packers introduce draft cap in Pro Shop. Includes a Green Bay skyline. Really. http://t.co/0hi9Tbkxfa pic.twitter.com/e5nXvU0IcQ — RichRymanPG (@RichRymanPG) April 27, 2015 That’s sharp. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Ways to improve the NFL Draft Bold Predictions...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin’s 2016 option

Getty Images The Washington Redskins have picked up the 2016 option on quarterback Robert Griffin III. After a up and down year under head coach Jay Gruden, it appears the Redskins are ready to start their offseason programs with Griffin on top of their depth chart. Griffin will earn $3.27 million this season and then earn $16.2 million in 2016 under his fifth-year option which...
Via Tireball.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins pick up RGIII's fifth-year option

Last week I wrote about the question facing the Washington Redskins front office: whether or not to pick up quarterback Robert Griffin III’s fifth year option at a pricey $16 million. Today we got our answer at a press conference from general manager Scot McCloughan… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Ways to improve the NFL Draft Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III’s $16.2 million option for 2016

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will ick up up the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III, officially keeping him with the team through the 2016 season. Griffin III, 25, was the Redskins’ first round (second-overall) pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  That season, Griffin earned his first-career Pro Bowl selection, while also establishing NFL rookie...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins to pick up 5th-year option on Robert Griffin III

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Robert Griffin III's fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season will be exercised by the Washington Redskins. New general manager Scot McCloughan says the team will submit the proper paperwork to the NFL by next week's deadline. McCloughan made the announcement at the beginning of his news conference Monday to discuss the upcoming draft, which begins Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins likely to pick up Robert Griffin III's option

The Washington Redskins announced on Monday that they will pick up the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract. This is a decision that will keep him with the team through at least the 2016 season. The price to pick up RGIII’s option will be a cool $16.1 million in 2016, which is quite the bounty for a quarterback that has struggled with consistency and injuries...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins ‘likely’ to pick up RGIII’s fifth-year option

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is likely to remain with the team through 2016. NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Monday that the Redskins will likely pick up the fifth-year option on Griffin’s contract ahead of next Monday’s deadline. 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...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Expected To Pick Up Robert Griffin III’s Fifth-Year Option

Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the Redskins are expected to pick up QB Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year option before the May 3 deadline. According to Breer, Washington sees this as a franchise tag, of sorts, that would come $3 million cheaper than the actual franchise tag. This is probably the toughest call of all ... The post Redskins Expected To Pick Up Robert Griffin...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Redskins could try to move up for Marcus Mariota

The Tennessee Titans second overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft seems to the crown jewel this year. With multiple teams seemingly interested in the pick in the hopes of acquiring Marcus Mariota.  One team that could emerge as a dark horse would be the Washington Redskins. If the chips fall as they may the Redskins could be very interested in moving up in the draft and taking Marcus...
Via EndZoneScore
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Robert Griffin III could be traded during NFL Draft?

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Robert Griffin III is coming off of yet another disappointing season with the Washington Redskins last year, but there is still hope that he can turn his career back around. At just 25 years old, there is plenty of time for him to figure out how to fix his game and get back to being the franchise quarterback that he was expected to be. Bleacher...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins wise not to exercise fifth-year option on RG3

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Uncertain speculation has been circulating this off-season about whether or not the Redskins will be picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract for the 2016 season. Washington Redskins officials are probably done with Griffin III. In light of his less-than-acceptable subpar performance during the last two seasons...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Washington Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III’s fifth year option?

The Washington Redskins have a heck of a decision to make regarding the future of the guy who was supposed to be their franchise quarterback. They have until May 3rd to decide whether or not they will pick up Robert Griffin III’s fifth year option. Word on the street is that they’re leaning towards doing so… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 most-underrated games on the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins To Pick Up QB Robert Griffin III’s Fifth-Year Option After The Draft?

A person familiar with the situation tells Mark Maske of the Washington Post that he expects the Redskins to exercise QB Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year option following the draft. Washington has yet to say what their plans are for RGIII’s option, but Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that the feeling around the league has been that ... The post Redskins To Pick Up QB...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III: Patriots operate like a high school team

It looks like another NFC East player has provided bulletin board material for Bill Belichick and co. this season. RGIII made headlines recently when he said the New England Patriots operate like a “high school team” likely sending shockwaves through the team. “What you do learn from watching [Brady] — and then watching the Patriots organization — you get a big-picture...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III: Patriots operate like a high school team

It looks like another NFC East player has provided bulletin board material for Bill Belichick and co. this season. RGIII made headlines recently when he said the New England Patriots operate like a “high school team” likely sending shockwaves through the team. “What you do learn from watching [Brady] — and then watching the Patriots organization — you get a big-picture...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 schedule

The Washington Redskins will open their 2015 schedule at home at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, against the Miami Dolphins at FedExField. The Redskins will play three primetime regular-season games: Thursday Night Football Sept. 24 against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, a Monday Night Football matchup against the Dallas Cowboys Dec. 7 at FedExField and a Saturday matchup...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the 2015 regular season schedule for the Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins will open their season with a very favorable schedule, going up against the Washington Redskins, Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills and then the New York Jets before their bye week. It is very possible that the team can start off the season with a record of 4-0. They will need all the wins they can get because their schedule gets tough towards the end of the season...
Via PhinManiacs
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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