Robert Griffin III RUMORS & NEWS

  • Robert Griffin III's Friends Say 'No Way Wife Was Blindsided'

    TMZ "Robert Griffin III is telling friends ... his wife was NOT blindsided by his decision to pursue a divorce -- insisting their marriage has been on the rocks for two years. But it begs the question ... why would the couple then buy a house TOGETHER in April? As we previously reported RG3's..." August 19

  • Robert Griffin III -- Wife Blindsided By Divorce ... Destroyed Over New GF

    TMZ "Robert Griffin III and his wife have been separated for months -- after she found out he was dating a new woman ... and sources connected to the situation tell us she's absolutely devastated. Sources close to the estranged couple tell us RG3 first met Florida State track star Grete Sadeiko..." August 18

  • Robert Griffin III Got His New Chick Tatted On His Arm

    TMZ "Seems RG3 is ALL IN with his new girlfriend ... 'cause he got her name TATTOOED ON HIS ARM!! We're told the two hit up a tattoo parlor in Cleveland last month -- both got brand new ink on their forearms. Robert's tat reads ... GRETE SADEIKO. Boom. Grete is the 23-year-old Florida..." August 17

  • Browns' Robert Griffin III in the process of filing for divorce

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Robert Griffin III has been dealing with more than just trying to win the Browns' starting quarterback job. Griffin has been separated from his wife of three years, the former Rebecca Liddicoat, for the past several months, and he's in the process of filing for divorce, a league source told..." August 17

  • Robert Griffin III: You don’t want to get hit, but it feels good to play again

    Pro Football Talk "A year ago in Washington, Robert Griffin III took a lot of hits in a preseason game, came out with an injury, and then was benched. Until Friday night, he hadn’t played any live-action football since. On Friday night, Griffin took some hits again in his new role as starting quarterback of the..." August 13

  • Josh McCown endorses fellow QB Robert Griffin III as starter, says all quiet on trade front

    Akron Beacon Journal "It would be easy for a player in Josh McCown’s situation to sulk. He was the Browns’ starting quarterback for eight games last season until a broken collarbone sidelined him for the year in late November. Despite a 1-7 record, he played well, completing 63.7 percent of his passes with 12..." August 09

  • Browns name Robert Griffin III starting QB

    NFL.com "Robert Griffin III has been named the Browns starting quarterback, Hue Jackson announced Monday. Griffin III, who signed with the Browns in March after four seasons with the Washington Redskins, emerged from a four-man competition that included veteran Josh McCown, Austin Davisand rookie Cody..." August 08

  • Hue Jackson appears close to naming RG3 the Browns’ starter

    Pro Football Talk "Officially, the Browns are having a training camp competition to name their starting quarterback. Realistically, the competition is over and Robert Griffin III has won. Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland expects Jackson to announce Griffin as the starting quarterback early next week after Griffin..." August 06

  • Robert Griffin III: 'You can't control when coach makes a [QB] decision'

    ESPN "Robert Griffin III said he takes nothing from the fact that he has taken every first-team rep for the Cleveland Browns so far during training camp. On a team in which the starting quarterback job is (allegedly) up for grabs, the Browns have tilted the (alleged) competition toward..." August 03

  • Robert Griffin III says Browns offense has 'the potential to be great'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Robert Griffin III is throwing to the likes of Corey Coleman, Terrelle Pryor, Gary Barnidge and Duke Johnson, and is starting to see the makings of a dynamic offense. Before long, he'll be flinging it to his good friend and former Baylor teammate Josh Gordon, who will be back in a week or so..." August 02

  • Robert Griffin III clear frontrunner in Cleveland Browns QB 'competition'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Robert Griffin III took all the first-team reps on the first day of Browns training camp Friday, and is clearly the frontrunner at quarterback. It doesn't look like much of a competition, and it won't be long before Hue Jackson names him the starter. At the latest, he'll wait until just before..." July 30

  • Browns will give RGIII four out of five first-team reps

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s PED policy is sufficiently effective to ensnare players who use supplements that contain banned substances. However, the PED policy has yet to catch many (if any) actual cheaters. Those observations hinge on the honesty of the stream of PED offenders who claim they used a supplement..." July 26

  • Former Redskins teammate not a big fan of Robert Griffin III

    Sportsnaut "To say that Robert Griffin III was a divisive figure during his four-year tenure with the Washington Redskins would be an understatement. Griffin III saw his career get off to a rock-solid start, as he led Washington to a division title as a rookie. Since suffering a late-season injury that..." July 20

  • “Odds are very, very high,” RG3 is starting QB, says Mary Kay Cabot

    Dawgs By Nature "The Hue Jackson — Robert Griffin III marriage is apparently still in its honeymoon period. Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot spoke with CSN Mid-Atlantic, reporting that Jackson and the Browns are desperate to start the newly signed quarterback. (You can watch the full interview here) How..." July 05

  • Browns ‘all in’ on Robert Griffin III, no short leash

    Sportsnaut "Robert Griffin III is almost certainly going to get his shot at NFL redemption this season with the Cleveland Browns as the leader of the offense in Week 1. Mary Kay Cabot of CSN Mid-Atlantic is reporting the Browns are “all in” on Griffin this year and want him to start. “I think the..." July 02

  • Kirk Cousins fires a shot at Robert Griffin III with a wedding photo

    Sporting News "Kirk Cousins has always been a chip-on-his-shoulder guy. We know this. The Redskins drafted Robert Griffin III and the former Michigan State QB in the same year, spending three first rounders and a second in a trade with the Rams to move up to No. 2 overall and select Griffin — before drafting..." June 30

  • Tony Grossi see Robert Griffin as “underwhelming” in offseason workouts

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns have yet to hand quarterback Robert Griffin III the starting job, because they want him to earn it. If he truly is required to earn it, the question now becomes whether he actually will. Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com has covered the Browns for decades. He shared his assessment of..." June 27

  • Robert Griffin III Yet To Impress At QB For Browns

    Steelers Depot "Rather than go all in for the quarterback position during the 2016 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns instead opted to accumulate picks, trading away their second-overall selection, with which they could have used to draft Carson Wentz. Trading back to 15, they also passed on the opportunity to trade..." June 25

  • Bernie Kosar says RG3 was 'phenomenal' at the Cleveland Browns practice he watched

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Bernie Kosar liked what he saw when he was invited by head coach Hue Jackson to watch the Browns practice nearly three weeks ago in Berea. Kosar, who was on hand Wednesday for the grand opening of a restaurant at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, where he has a steakhouse, said he is a..." June 16

  • The Ongoing Growth of Griffin

    SI "To the outside world, it seemed that Robert Griffin arrived in Cleveland weighed down with four years of baggage from a most unusual run as franchise savior-turned-bust in D.C. Good thing for the star-crossed quarterback, his new head coach never looked at it like that. “I said this to all..." June 09

  • RGIII is deliberately throwing the ball at people's garages to prove he's 'coachable'

    SB Nation "Robert Griffin III has been showing off his arm in an unusual way during the Cleveland Browns' mandatory minicamp: launching the ball over the practice facility's 16-foot fence, sometimes even hitting neighbors' garages. On Wednesday, Griffin told reporters he was doing it deliberately, and he has..." June 08

  • Mike Shanahan: I didn’t think trading up for RG3 was very smart

    The Undefeated "The Cleveland Browns are just going through the motions — it’s still April — but the team’s newest quarterback is attacking his drills like a drowning man determined to stay afloat. As he drops back, Robert Griffin III has never displayed better footwork. Over and over again, he sets the correct..." May 21

  • Washington Owner Dan Snyder Ruined His Own Quarterback Star

    Bleacher Report "It's difficult to fault Robert Griffin III for being egomaniacal when his own egomaniacal owner pushed him to be egomaniacal. We always suspected that Washington owner Dan Snyder had enabled Griffin. We now know, thanks to an excellently reported piece from The Undefeated's Jason Reid, that..." May 20

  • The Puzzling Plummet of RGIII

    The Undefeated "The Cleveland Browns are just going through the motions — it’s still April — but the team’s newest quarterback is attacking his drills like a drowning man determined to stay afloat. As he drops back, Robert Griffin III has never displayed better footwork. Over and over again, he sets the correct..." May 18

  • Browns think RGIII can be more than just a bridge guy

    NFL.com "The Browns might be one of the most interesting teams in the NFL this offseason, but for all the right reasons this time around. A new brain trust turned a No. 2 pick into a bevy of potential foundational pieces and are leaving themselves plenty of options when it comes to their quarterback of the..." May 14

  • Browns say Cody Kessler will compete with Robert Griffin III for starting job 'and is not a guy I would sleep on'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown disagreed with the notion that third-round quarterback Cody Kessler doesn't pose much of a threat to Robert Griffin III. "I beg to differ with that,'' Brown said at his draft wrap-up press conference Saturday night.. "I do think Cody is a guy that..." May 01

  • Robert Griffin III hopes Josh Gordon ‘understands the situation that he’s in and what’s at stake’

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III hopes wide receiver Josh Gordon realizes his NFL career is on the line. Griffin would like to reunite with his friend and former Baylor University teammate in Cleveland, but it won’t happen unless Gordon gets his life in order. The NFL denied Gordon’s..." April 22

  • Browns say draft trade doesn't guarantee starting job for Robert Griffin III

    Sporting News "Just because the Browns traded out of the No. 2 spot in next week's NFL Draft, that doesn't mean they've selected Robert Griffin III as their starting quarterback. The team's executive vice president of football operations, Sashi Brown, said Thursday the Browns will have a camp competition..." April 22

  • Mike Shanahan: Signing with Browns was in RG3's 'best interest'

    The Score "Robert Griffin III experienced great success as a rookie under Mike Shanahan in 2012, setting multiple records and guiding the Washington Redskins to the playoffs. As Griffin looks to revive his career, Shanahan thinks his former pupil made the right decision by signing with the Cleveland..." April 01

  • Mike Shanahan recommended Robert Griffin III to Rams

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III, by most accounts, had a difficult relationship together in Washington. It didn’t stop Shanahan from giving Griffin a good word when the quarterback was searching for a new job, though. Shanahan told ESPN 980 in Washington D.C. that he’d recommended Griffin..." March 30

  • Hue Jackson: RG3 'knows he played a big part' in his undoing in Washington

    CBS Sports "This could be Robert Griffin III's last chance at NFL redemption. The second overall pick in 2012 had a stellar rookie season in Washington but injuries derailed that early success, and by August 2015, he had been benched permanently for Kirk Cousins. Griffin signed with the Browns last week..." March 28

  • 10 percent of Griffin’s pay is tied to being on the game-day roster

    Pro Football Talk "The details are in on the Robert Griffin III contract with the Browns. For a change, they mesh with the value that was originally reported: two years, $15 million. With a 10-percent caveat. Of the $7.5 million base amount for each year, $750,000 is tied to Griffin’s ability to suit up every..." March 28

  • Robert Griffin III will work this week with QB expert Tom House

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III will make a House call this week to try to get his mechanics back on track, a source told cleveland.com. Griffin, signed by the Browns to a two-year, $15 million deal on Friday, will head to Los Angeles to work with noted quarterback expert Tom House, a..." March 26

  • Ex-NFL coach: Robert Griffin III's issues 'are from the neck up'

    Washington Post "Robert Griffin III has now moved on, landing in Cleveland, the cradle of quarterbacking and revival and pro football success. Meanwhile, nothing else has changed. D.C. sports fans continue to argue with each other about the quarterback’s Redskins tenure, a discussion that seems likely to outlast..." March 26

  • RG3: If Browns draft QB, I'll take him 'under my wing'

    NFL.com "Signing with the Browns had to be an exciting moment for Robert Griffin III, who got a deal that can be worth as much as $22 million if he can recapture a glimpse of the player he was back in 2012. But Griffin learned from his time in Washington that these chances don't last forever -- and that..." March 25

  • Broncos were concerned about Robert Griffin’s character

    NBC News 9 Colorado "By itself, the Robert Griffin III contract agreement with the Cleveland Browns had no impact on the quarterback situation in Denver. RGIII became the Browns’ new backup quarterback after it became evident the Broncos weren’t interested in the former No. 2 overall draft pick out of Baylor. A..." March 25

  • Robert Griffin III will sign with the Cleveland Browns

    Yahoo! Sports "Had you told any Cleveland Browns fan at the end of the 2012 regular season that Robert Griffin III would be their quarterback in 2016, they’d have known their terrible quarterback woes were finally over. Well, maybe. What has been rumored for days will finally happen on Thursday and Griffin..." March 24

  • NFL coaches think Browns’ Hue Jackson could help revive Robert Griffin III’s career

    Akron Beacon Journal "Resurrecting the career of free-agent quarterback Robert Griffin III will likely require heavy lifting, but some members of the NFL’s coaching fraternity believe Hue Jackson has the necessary strength. Jackson and Griffin would join forces if the second overall pick in the 2012 draft signs with..." March 24

  • Teams expect Browns to sign RG3

    The Score "It appears increasingly likely that Robert Griffin III will soon be a member of the Cleveland Browns. A day after ESPN's Adam Schefter said the Browns are "definitely interested" in signing the former Washington Redskins passer, FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reported Wednesday that the prevailing..." March 23

  • Gary Kubiak: Robert Griffin III is 'part of the conversation' at QB

    ESPN "Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak acknowledged Tuesday morning that the reigning Super Bowl champions, who have a rare opening at quarterback, have taken a long look at Robert Griffin III. Speaking at the NFL owners meetings, Kubiak said the Broncos have evaluated Griffin and that the former..." March 22

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Continue to hear a mounting buzz about the Browns intent to sign RG3. Wouldn't be surprised at all if that came together this week

  • Browns are making calls to gather info about Robert Griffin III

    Pro Football Talk "Like the Jets a week ago, the Browns brought in quarterback Robert Griffin III for a visit. Like the Jets visit a week ago, Griffin’s visit to the Browns was aimed at allowing the team to do its due diligence regarding the second overall pick in the 2012 draft. Unlike the Jets, the Browns are..." March 20

  • Robert Griffin III visits the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns have been quiet this offseason, but they’ve just visited with one of the highest-profile players left in free agency. Quarterback Robert Griffin III met with the Browns today, Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports." March 20

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    QB Robert Griffin III had dinner with Jets officials last night, and is meeting with the team again today at the facility, per sources.

  • Robert Griffin III could end up with 49ers

    Larry Brown Sports "Several teams have reportedly shown interest in signing Robert Griffin III, but the franchise that could make the most sense for the QB is the San Francisco 49ers. With it looking increasingly likely that Colin Kaepernick will be traded at some point in the near future, the 49ers could soon be..." March 12

  • Robert Griffin III reportedly will visit with Jets on Friday

    Washington Post "An East Coast team apparently has joined the Robert Griffin III free agent derby, as two sources told The Post’s Mark Maske the former Redskins quarterback will visit with the New York Jets Friday. As Maske wrote on Twitter, the Jets have their own free agent quarterback quandary as they..." March 11

  • RG3 would 'very much' like to play for the Rams

    Yahoo! Sports "Robert Griffin, since he was benched last summer, has lived on the periphery of the NFL. He is still around, but we haven't heard or seen much from him at all. He didn't play a snap last season. He hasn't posted anything on Twitter about his future, and it's hard to even remember when his last..." March 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Two players on the radar of the #Broncos now that Brock Osweiler is gone: RGIII and Colin Kaepernick.

  • RG3 on Broncos' list of possible replacements for Osweiler

    The Score "With Brock Osweiler reportedly headed to the Houston Texans as free agency gets under way, the Denver Broncos find themselves scrambling to find a new starter under center. Among those included on the team's list of potential replacements is now-former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert..." March 09

  • Chris Cooley: Robert Griffin III ‘was never willing to be friends with Kirk Cousins’

    Washington Post "Robert Griffin III is gone from the Redskins after four wildly up-and-down seasons, but it’s hard to make a clean break from someone who had such an outsized influence on your franchise. And so expect the stories (and headlines) about Griffin’s tenure here to continue for weeks if not longer, as..." March 09

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