Archive for March, 2012

Redskins acquire draft rights to Robert Griffin III from St. Louis

March 18, 2012

The Washington Redskins and St. Louis Rams have agreed on a trade that will enable the Redskins to move up to use the Rams’ second pick in the NFL Draft to select Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, according to FOXSports.com.

The Redskins’ bold move signals the start of a new era for Washington. The Redskins may just be back to their winning ways after a drought of nearly two decades.

Giving up first round picks in 2012, 2013, and 2014 and a second round pick this year to get the St. Louis Rams’ second pick in this spring’s draft is a steep price. But it appears Cleveland was ready to pull the trigger on a deal for RG3.

To read the rest of my article on Examiner.com, click here.

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