The NFL Scouting Combine, which kicked off Wednesday, is the unofficial start of the league’s off-season. And some housecleaning was in order: Not surprisingly, Peyton Manning looks ready to return and Johnny Manziel is out of favor in Cleveland. But the most surprising revelation may have been the vote of confidence that Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden gave to embattled quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Gruden said that after evaluating the season, it’s time to stick with Griffin. “We’ll go into the season with Robert as our No. 1 guy,” Gruden said. The news comes as a bit of a surprise, after Griffin, who battled health issues, had two largely ineffective seasons. He threw four touchdowns and six ...
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