RGIII’s Fifth-Year Option Likely to be Picked up by ‘Skins


Robert Griffin III will probably be in burgundy and gold through 2016.

NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Monday that Griffin, the Washington Redskins’ No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft, will likely have his fifth-year option picked up by the club ahead of next Monday’s deadline.

The cost — $16.1 million — is viewed by the club as a discount version of the franchise tag and may give them one more season to make a clear evaluation.

via Conor Orr of NFL.com

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