- The Baltimore Ravens have announced they have agreed to a one-year deal with former Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. However, Newsome said the Griffin signing doesn't necessarily mean the Ravens won't be looking to select a quarterback during this year's NFL Draft.
Despite being out of the game for over a year, the Ravens must have liked what they saw after claiming RGIII "had a real good workout". The two sides came to a contract agreement Tuesday and Griffin is expected to officially sign next week.
The terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed.
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. Ryan Mallett, who backed Flacco up the past two seasons, is a free agent. He's had a lot of success in this league early on. But Griffin was looking for some guarantees before working out with the team past year.
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Griffin made the move look good at first. The Baylor product lays claim to a 63.3 percent career completion percentage, 8,983 passing yards, 42 touchdowns and 26 interceptions. Griffin went on to Cleveland in 2016 to post even more troubling numbers before sitting out the 2017 season. He showed great promise as a rookie, winning the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year award and making the Pro Bowl. He returned in 2013, but was benched after throwing 16 touchdown passes and 13 interceptions.
Griffin took to Instagram on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate his signing with the Ravens.
"I felt like he wanted to be a Raven", Harbaugh said. I believe our players are going to love the fact that he's here. "This makes us a better football team".