Washington picks up RGIII’s 2016 option

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.

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.