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Meet new Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III (RGIII)

Meet new Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III (RGIII)

The Ravens announced Wednesday they have agreed to a one-year contract with former Washington Redskins star Robert Griffin III to compete for the backup quarterback role behind starter Joe Flacco. Griffin, 28, did not play in the NFL last season.

Griffin made sense for the Ravens when you look at other quarterbacks available. They do not have a lot of salary cap space, especially for a backup quarterback, and they are signing him to a one-year deal. Veterans such as Mark Sanchez, Jay Cutler, Derek Anderson and Andrew Cassel would likely cost too much.

Colin Kaepernick is available, but his performance had been...

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