OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Baltimore Ravens have signed a two-year deal with Robert Griffin III on Thursday, which will be the main support to Lamar Jackson and continue to be a valuable mentor to the new franchise quarterback. 19659002] Griffin, 29, had brought his NFL career back on track with the Ravens last season after being out of the league for a year. He was expected to return after impressing team officials and teammates with his work ethic and attitude.
Let the turbo back! !!!
– Robert Griffin III The team said the deal was still ongoing.
Griffin's return will take on a more prominent role. After spending most of last season's quarterback # 3 on the team, Griffin is expected to serve as the primary backup after trafficking Joe Flacco to the Denver Broncos at the start of this offseason.
He proved effective quarterback from the bench When Flacco was put out of action for four weeks for a hip injury, Griffin became the main backup for Jackson and appeared in two games.
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When Jackson was in a concussion protocol in Atlanta, Griffin led a 14-game 60-yard journey that led to a field goal. When Jackson injured his ankle in overtime overtime in Kansas City, he nearly turned fourth with a pass to Willie Snead, but it became incomplete after Chiefs cornerback Kendall Fuller made contact. Griffin was the # 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft and was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Injuries and contradictory play meant that he rebelled from Washington to Cleveland.
He was eliminated from football in 2017, throwing passports on UCF receivers to stay sharp. The Ravens brought him to training and signed him last April for a one-year contract worth $ 1.1 million.
During Preseason. The Ravens held so much of Griffin that they kept three quarterbacks on the 53-man squad for the first time since 2009.
Jackson and Griffin are the only ones currently in the squad, and the Ravens could find their No. 3 somewhere in the draft.
For his career, Griffin has completed 63.2 percent of his passes for 9,004 yards in 45 games with 42 touchdowns and 26 interceptions. He also hastened for 1,670 yards and another 10 TDs.