At Least 10 Teams Taking A “Hard Look” At Robert Griffin III


After interviewing half-dozen front-office talent evaluators about QB Robert Griffin IIIMike Freeman of B/R writes that RGIII remains the most intriguing players in this year’s free agent market.

In fact, sources tell Freeman that “at least 10 teams” are giving RGIII a “hard look” right now, and it’s possible that there could be as many as 15 teams with interest in him.

According to Freeman, teams seem to think they can remake Griffin and transform him into a reliable pocket passer.

The team executives who spoke with Freeman identified the Rams, Browns and Texans as the three most logical landing spots for RGIII. However, Freeman admits tha  no one really knows where he’ll end up when all is said and done.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported a few weeks ago that at least two teams have spoken to the Redskins about the possibility of trading for RGIII. Although, the only way a trade would take place is with a restructured contract, given that he’s in line to make a $16.2 million salary in 2016.

Redskins president Bruce Allen confirmed that he has heard from interested teams in RGIII.

“I see Robert getting an opportunity with another team,” Allen said, via “We’ve heard from some teams that are interested. I think he’s going to have a choice of a couple teams that will let him excel in the future.”

Griffin, 25, was in the final year of his four-year, $21,119,098 rookie contract when Washington elected to pick up his fifth-year option worth $16.2 million last year.

However, they elected to bench him and make RGIII their third-string quarterback to prevent him from getting injured, which would have made his $16.2 million in 2016 fully guaranteed.

In 2014, Griffin appeared in nine games and threw for 1,694 yards while completing 68.7 percent of his passes to go along with four touchdowns and six interceptions.

We’ll have more regarding where RGIII could end up as the news is available.

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