Robert Griffin III, Ravens agree to 1-year deal

Robert Griffin III, Ravens agree to 1-year deal

The Ravens signed Griffin to a one-year deal Wednesday morning.

Griffin is now the third quarterback on the roster.

Griffin will likely be the second quarterback on the depth chart for the Ravens; behind Joe Flacco and ahead of third-year quarterback, Josh Woodrum.

Griffin, 28, hasn't played since the final game of the 2016 season with the Browns, who released him in March 2017 to clear up cap space for fellow QB bust Brock Osweiler. GM Ozzie Newsome said that Griffin visited the team to workout last week, and the two sides came to an agreement last night.

Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh is optimistic about the signing; saying the deal was a bargain and that it improved the team. "We felt like we needed a No. 2 quarterback". He put up 3,200 yards, 20 touchdowns, and only 5 interceptions during the 2012 regular season.

'Robert came in, had a really good workout, looked good throwing the ball, and was in very good shape. He's a very talented quarterback that's had a lot of success in this league early on.

As the No. 2 overall pick by the Washington Redskins in 2012, Griffin burst onto the season as one of the most electric young quarterbacks the National Football League has seen.

"We are always working, trying to make our roster as good as can be", Newsome said. Where we're at right now, I'm pretty excited about this player. I feel like we got a steal. He came off injured reserve to start four more games, but threw for just 886 yards and tossed two touchdowns to three interceptions (72.5 quarterback rating). "He really wanted to be a Raven". He was limited to just five games in 2016 after breaking a bone in his shoulder during the season opener.

Baltimore represents the next best chance for Griffin to re-establish a once-bright career that has been lost at sea since 2014. I believe our players are going to love the fact that he's here.