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Hogs Haven May 13, 2015

Daily Slop: Ryan Kerrigan Accepts Bigger Leadership Role; Familiarity Key For Robert Griffin III In 2015

A look at the top Redskins stories around the web Need to Know: Two to watch during Redskins rookie camp | Rich Tandler's Real RedskinsHere is what you need to know on this Wednesday, May 13, 78 days before the Washington Redskins open training camp in Richmond, VA. Nickel coverage Five thoughts about the buzz around the Redskins. Arie Kouandjio Experiences Full-Circle Moment SundaySeventeen years ago Arie Kouandjio was at Dulles Airport for the first time. It was his first day in the United States. Sunday, he was at the airport again to start life as a Redskin. Jay Gruden senses...
Hogs Haven May 4, 2015

RG3 & USAA Team Up At The Redskins' Draft Party

Robert and USAA show their appreciation to the military during the NFL Draft. This past Saturday, the Redskins threw a Draft Day party. One of the highlights was an appearance by Robert Griffin III to honor the military in attendance. USAA was there as well, to show appreciation for current and former member of our armed forces. USAA took pictures of the event and also live-streamed it on Periscope, Twitter's new live video platform. Robert and USAA combine to make a great team to support our military. Please take a few minutes and check out these photos and videos from the event. Don't...
Washington Post Apr 30, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Who would you rather have, Robert Griffin III or Ryan Tannehill?

The Miami Dolphins made a move that seemed to cause very few ripples in their fan base Wednesday, reportedly picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s contract. Contrast that with the hand-wringing that accompanied the Redskins’ decision to do the same thing with Robert Griffin III.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2015

Option puts pressure on Griffin to get off to fast start

If Robert Griffin III doesn't show that he will be worth of earning $16.2 million in 2016 in the early going in 2016 he could wind up being benched.
Baltimore Sun Apr 28, 2015

Redskins pick up fifth-year option on Griffin's contract

The Washington Redskins will pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III's contract despite a 2014 season marred by injuries and poor performance, general manager Scot McCloughan announced Monday. Meanwhile, McCloughan said the move doesn't impact the team's draft plans and...
Washington Post Apr 27, 2015

Redskins to pick up Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year option, turn focus to draft

The Washington Redskins will pick up the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III’s contract, despite a 2014 campaign mired by injuries and poor performance, general manager Scot McCloughan announced on Monday.Read full article >>
The Phinsider Apr 27, 2015

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III option; Will Dolphins do the same with Ryan Tannehill?

The Washington Redskins have utilized their fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III. Will the Miami Dolphins do the same for Ryan Tannehill? The Washington Redskins have announced that they have utilized their fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III, keeping him under contract with the team through the 2016 season. Under the collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association, first-round draft picks sign a four-year contract with their teams that include a team option for a fifth year. The option works in a manner similar to the franchise...
Hogs Haven Apr 27, 2015

Redskins Will Exercise Robert Griffin III's 5th-Year Option

Scot McCloughan announced the team's decision to open his presser today. Your browser does not support iframes. McCloughan on @RGIII: "He's a good football player." Says team decided to pick up option a while back, and announce today. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) April 27, 2015 BREAKING: #Redskins exercise fifth-year option on QB @RGIII, GM Scot McCloughan says. MORE | http://t.co/hzldLTDCcL pic.twitter.com/j5PGpDtbwJ — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) April 27, 2015 The Washington Redskins have picked up the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III,...
Washington Post Apr 27, 2015

Redskins Blog: Redskins will pick up Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year contract option

Despite a 2014 campaign mired by injuries and poor performance, the Washington Redskins will pick up the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III’s contract, general manager Scot McCloughan announced on Monday.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 27, 2015

Robert Griffin III-Redskins relationship is never simple, as contract extension decision shows

Nothing is easy for Robert Griffin III and the Redskins, not anymore, even when it should be. They have the choice, with a deadline set for May 3, to exercise a team option that would pay Griffin $16.1 million for the 2016 season. It should be easy to cut ties with a physically and emotionally fragile quarterback who has gone 4-16 over two seasons. It should be easy to further invest in a former No. 2 pick who won a division title in a remarkable rookie season just two years ago.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 26, 2015

Robert Griffin III, comfortable in his own skin, is eager to talk small and play big

He started training to be the best basketball player of all time at age 6. As a teen, he ran alongside central Texas highways with tires lashed to ankles, set on becoming an Olympic champion hurdler. Graduating sixth in his class and a semester early at Copperas Cove High, he enrolled at Baylor with a goal of earning a degree that could help him change the world — after he’d transformed the culture of a football program that struck fear in no one. One Heisman Trophy and two bowl game appearances later, the Washington Redskins traded a king’s ransom to pick him second overall in the 2012...

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