Today Washington Redskins’ general manager, Scot McCloughan, announced that the Washington Redskins will pick up up the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III, officially keeping him with the team through the 2016 season.
BREAKING: #Redskins exercise fifth-year option on QB @RGIII, GM Scot McCloughan says.MORE | http://t.co/hzldLTDCcLpic.twitter.com/j5PGpDtbwJ
Washington Redskins (@Redskins) April 27, 2015
The option, worth $16.155 million, a big risk for the team on their once franchise, yet oft-injured, quarterback. For more on this story, read here.