The Browns are reportedly set to release QB Robert Griffin III on Friday and speculation is already going around that the Jets could be a team to watch for him in the coming days.
Tom Pelissero points out that Griffin has a “positive” visit with the Jets last year before he elected to sign with the Browns.
The Jets are going to be linked to almost every available quarterback until they’ve finally added someone. There has been a lot of buzz about Jay Cutler being someone they could consider, so that’s also something to keep an eye on.
It’s worth mentioning that signing RGIII to a contract won’t impact a team’s compensatory picks, considering that he was released.
Griffin, 27, is a former first-round pick of the Redskins back in 2012. He spent four years in Washington before signing a two-year, $15 million contract that includes $6.75 million guaranteed with the Browns back in March of last year.
RGIII was set to make a base salary of $6 million for the 2017 season.
In 2016, Griffin appeared in five games thrown for 886 yards while completing 59.2 percent his passes to go along with two touchdowns and three interceptions. He’s also added 190 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Browns.