Robert Griffin III, Ravens agree on one-year contract


Robert Griffin III is back on an NFL roster.

The Baltimore Ravens announced Wednesday they agreed to a one-year contract with RGIII.

“He came in last week, worked out. Had a real good workout and we were able to come to an agreement late yesterday. He will probably be here early next week to sign the deal,” general manager Ozzie Newsome said.

Griffin, 28, sat out the entire 2017 season after being cut by the Cleveland Browns last March. Griffin’s last start came Jan. 1, 2017 (Week 17 of 2016 season) in a Browns loss to Steelers. The QB completed 72.5 percent of his passes for 232 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, his best game of that season.

The Ravens have been in the market for a backup quarterback to Joe Flacco, with Josh Woodrum the only other signal-caller on the roster. The Ravens kicked the tires on RGIII last offseason but did not sign the QB.

“He’s a very talented quarterback who’s had a lot of success in this league early on,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. “So we’re excited about it. We felt like we needed a No.

Article source: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000924795/article/robert-griffin-iii-agrees-with-ravens-on-oneyear-deal

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