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

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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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