NFL Rumors: Robert Griffin III to be waived by Cleveland Browns

NFL Rumors: Robert Griffin III to be waived by Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns are already looking to prepare for a future without quarterback Robert Griffin III, according to latest NFL rumors. The Browns will still give “RG3” a chance to prove himself when he returns from a shoulder injury but Cleveland management will also plan

Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN stated in a recent report that Griffin’s injury could be a blessing in disguise for the Browns as they will already think of their future at the quarterback position.

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“Yet there are those in the Browns’ building who think Griffin’s injury could turn out to be a good thing for the franchise because coach Hue Jackson was so focused on fighting Griffin. The team now can move on and do what it needs,” the article stated.

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This could mean two things for the Browns. Cleveland can trade him if there is an interested NFL team or they cut him and save some money. Griffin signed a two-year deal worth $15 million with the Browns in the 2016 offseason but only about $6.5 million is guaranteed.

Griffin had 190 passing yards on 12 of 26 completions in the Browns’ 29-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 1. There are NFL rumors that recovery time on his shoulder injury could take 3 to 4 weeks and that after being re-evaluated he can even miss the season.

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With Griffin out, Josh McCown and Cody Kessler will take over the quarterback spot in Cleveland.

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  • Martha Bartha

    Good! Now get Vick in there for the Dawg Pound!

  • don silvester

    NG III spent the off-season eating blond whisker biscuit after throwing his wife and child in the trash. Karma

  • RG4

    Such a cursed franchise Cleveland is