NFL rumors have been swirling around Robert Griffin III from the moment that the Washington Redskins promoted Kirk Cousins to the starting quarterback position. Many have long wondered where his next home in the National Football League was going to be. According to NFL, a potential new team for Griffin III is the Buffalo Bills, whose head coach Rex Ryan is not one to shy away from the media attention that the dynamic quarterback would bring with him.
Even as he stood on the sidelines, Robert Griffin III generated more attention from the media than many of the guys that were on the field playing. No one cared if the offensive guard made a fantastic pulling block to clear the lanes for the running back to drive home the game winning touchdown. All everyone wanted to know was what was going through the mind of a guy that was supposed to have been the franchise quarterback for the Washington Redskins.
Among the teams that are expected to contact Robert Griffin III are the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, and Cleveland Browns. Though their quarterback production last season was much better than anyone expected, the Buffalo Bills have decided to throw their name into the hat at the last minute. Griffin III actually has a very good chance at being the starter for the Bills next season.
Despite his surprising production, the Buffalo Bills are a bit hesitant to pay Tyrod Taylor. Bills general manager Doug Whaley has to make a big financial decision based on less than a full season of play. If Taylor gets a big contract and becomes a bust, then Whaley will have his resume tarnished. His future as an NFL executive becomes abysmal. It makes all the sense in the world for Whaley to check out as many options as possible.
Under his first year, Rex Ryan led the Buffalo Bills to an 8-8 record. They were unable to break the 16-year consecutive streak of missing the NFL Playoffs. Since they were so close, the belief is that the Bills simply need a couple of upgrades to make the postseason this upcoming fall. If Robert Griffin III can outperform Tyrod Taylor, then Buffalo fans might finally know once again what it feels like to compete for the Super Bowl.
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