Griffin III Hopes To Start Anew As A Backup QB With Ravens

Newly-signed Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III speaks at an NFL football news conference at the team’s headquarters in Owings Mills, Md., Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Griffin is returning to football after sitting out last season. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — After winning a Heisman Trophy, being picked second overall in the 2012 NFL draft and becoming an instant sensation with the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III is looking ahead to a promising future instead of wistfully gazing at his brilliant past.

Griffin agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens last week, fully aware his role will be to back up Joe Flacco. He’s fine with that, because RG3 is far more interested in where his career is going rather than where it’s been.

“It’s time to let that stuff go and move forward as a new player, a better player, a grown player,” Griffin said Wednesday at his introductory news conference. “That’s what I’m excited about, and I’m glad that they saw that in me and have given me this opportunity.” READ MORE>

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