Robert Griffin III's plans to become the Ravens' backup quarterback took a hit when the team drafted Lamar Jackson. Nonetheless, Griffin views Jackson as a "little brother" whom he can nurture to greatness.
Coming off a 9-7 season and missing the playoffs for the third straight year, the Ravens found out how tough their road back to the playoffs will be when the 2018 NFL schedule was released Thursday night. The Baltimore Sun staff weighs in on the schedule's difficulty.
The Ravens open at home against the Buffalo Bills, will be done with AFC North road games after Oct. 7, have a three-game road trip, have a three-game homestand, face four straight 2017 playoff teams in the midseason, and have back-to-back road games against the Falcons and Chiefs in December.
With Ravens decision makers reportedly being questioned under oath Thursday as part of Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance against the NFL and Robert Griffin III agreeing to a one-year deal Wednesday, it could mark the end of the team’s connection to the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback.
2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III has agreed to a one-year deal with the Ravens. The former Redskins star quarterback last played in the NFL in 2016, when he started five games for the Cleveland Browns.
The Ravens announced today they have signed former Redskins No. 1 pick Robert Griffin III to compete for the backup quarterback role behind starter Joe Flacco. Griffin, known as RGIII, did not play in the NFL last season.