Washington Unlikely To Get More Than Mid-Round Pick For Robert Griffin

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Washington Unlikely To Get More Than Mid-Round Pick For Robert Griffin 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:24 pm

Robert Griffin III is "highly unlikely" to return to Washington next season, according to the Washington Post.

Daniel Snyder and Bruce Allen have supported Griffin but their blowout loss in Week 11 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was a "watershed moment."

Griffin is set to earn a reasonable $3.27 million in the final year of his rookie contract, with a decision on his 2016 option due by May 3.

Washington could elect to trade Griffin, though several NFL executives told Albert Breer that his trade value is likely at a conditional mid-round pick.

"He's a car that's been driven off the lot; also, the dynamics of his contract drive his price down," one NFC general manager told Breer. "The biggest keys -- QBs go for more than other positions, and his contract is ticking down to the last year, unless a team wants to pick up that option."

An AFC executive added: "On the high end, the team asks for a two and settles for a third or maybe a fourth."


Washington sent three first round picks and a second round pick to the St. Louis Rams in 2012 for Griffin.

The San Francisco 49ers traded Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs for a second round pick in 2013 and a conditional pick in 2014 that became a second rounder.

Via Chris Wesseling/NFL.com

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