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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...
CSN Washington Apr 23, 2015

25 Redskins questions: Will they become 'tough in the trenches'?

25 questions: In a recent interview, Robert Griffin III said he talked to Scot McCloughan about the team becoming "tough in the trenches". Will they be able to make that transformation?
Washington Post Apr 22, 2015

How well Robert Griffin III would need to play to be worth $16 million to the Redskins

The Washington Redskins have a decision to make on Robert Griffin III: Exercise the fifth-year option on his contract, which would cost the team $16.155 million and be guaranteed for injury, or take a wait-and-see approach and use some of the other options at their disposal, like a future franchise tag. According to a report from Mark Maske, the team could be leaning towards the former.Read full article >>
Hogs Haven Apr 22, 2015

Redskins Option Decision on Robert Griffin III Could Depend on Draft Moves, Marcus Mariota

If the Redskins don't draft Marcus Mariota, will the team exercise RGIII's option? We've discussed the Redskins upcoming decision on Robert Griffin III's 5th year option several times already, and the general consensus among fans and most reporters has been that the team won't exercise it, instead letting Griffin play out his rookie deal and earn a new contract.  A small minority have pointed out that the risk to the team is less than people think, and it will secure the rights for a potential franchise QB.  The $16.155 million 5th option would also be several million less than the price...
Washington Post Apr 22, 2015

As NFL draft dominates discussion, Robert Griffin III and Ryan Tannehill contract decisions loom

Things have moved relatively slowly so far this offseason on the contract situations of the four high-profile quarterbacks chosen in the 2012 NFL draft.The Indianapolis Colts have announced the no-doubt-about-it move that they would exercise their fifth-year option for the 2016 season in Andrew Luck’s deal. But no such formal pronouncements have been made regarding the fifth-year options in the contracts of the Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III and the Miami Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill. And the Seattle Seahawks have yet to come to an agreement on what promises to be a long-term...
Washington Post Apr 20, 2015

DC Sports Bog: RGIII on his fifth-year option, learning from the Patriots and watching tape

By May 3, the Redskins must decide whether to pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback Robert Griffin III’s rookie contract. If they do, Griffin’s salary in 2016 (between $14 million and $16 million) will be fully guaranteed. If they don’t, Griffin could become a free agent after this season.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 20, 2015

Robert Griffin III says he's been studying hard

In a wide ranging interview with NFL.com, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says he's been focused on improving mentally.
CSN Washington Apr 20, 2015

RG3 says he's ready to "welcome the competition"

Excited to get back on the football field this fall, Robert Griffin III does not expect to see new competition at quarterback, but he also is not worried about his long-term future with the Redskins.
Washington Post Apr 14, 2015

Redskins Blog: Redskins mailbag: On Robert Griffin III’s contract option, whether Jameis Winston is in play

The draft draws closer, as do offseason workouts, and a few important decisions — most notably, the fifth-year option on Robert Griffin III’s contract.In today’s mailbag, we continue to examine possible draft scenarios, how things could play out for Griffin, and more.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 12, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Robert Griffin III discusses his foundation and the Redskins on Fox News Sunday

Robert Griffin III said his Family of 3 Foundation is about forging relationships with the community and seizing every moment in life — and also laughed off the suggestion that Marcus Mariota-Redskins chatter has hurt his feelings — in an interview with Chris Wallace that ran on Fox News Sunday.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 10, 2015

Redskins Blog: Griffin, pass-catchers gathering for workouts in Florida

Robert Griffin III and a number of his skill-position teammates will meet next week in Florida for four days of group workouts, according to people with knowledge of the players’ plans. The players hope to get a head start on the Washington’s official offseason conditioning program, which begins on April 20.Read full article >>
Hogs Haven Apr 9, 2015

Colts Use 5th Year Option on Andrew Luck; Will the Redskins Do the Same with Robert Griffin III?

Will the Redskins use the 5th year option on Robert Griffin III? NFL teams have started to exercise 5th year options for players selected in the 1st round from the 2012 NFL Draft.  Three players have reportedly had their option picked up so far, Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram, Steelers OG David DeCastro, and Colts QB Andrew Luck. Andrew Luck is obviously the name that will be interesting to Redskins fans since he will forever be linked to Robert Griffin III due to their draft history.  Griffin and Luck were both Heisman Trophy nominees following their last college season, with Robert Griffin...
CSN Washington Apr 8, 2015

Griffin needs to be competent before he can be great

Robert Griffin III wants to be a great NFL quarterback. That's fine but he needs to worry about merely being a competent one first.
Hogs Haven Apr 8, 2015

RGIII: "My Job is not to Characterize or Judge Jay Gruden as a Coach"

Robert Griffin III sat down with Larry Michael on Redskins Nation and was asked about his relationship with Jay Gruden Your browser does not support iframes. 1 Robert Griffin III appeared on Redskins Nation and was asked about his relationship with Head Coach Jay Gruden by host Larry Michael.  CSNWashington provided a short clip of interview. "Everybody wants to characterize your relationship with your coach. How would you characterize that relationship?" asked Larry Michael "We both want to win, that's just the bottom line" Griffin said. "You know Jay, he came in here with the plan to...
Washington Post Mar 31, 2015

Redskins Blog: Redskins mailbag: Moving a cornerback to safety, trading back in the draft, Griffin, the name and more

The chatter never dies around this team. Whether it’s draft scenarios, free agency impacts, Robert Griffin III, the name debate and on and on, the mailbag remains jammed full.We tackle those questions and more today.Read full article >>

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