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The Robert Griffin III saga has taken more than enough twists and turns over the past three years, and down the stretch of 2014 we may be seeing it come to a head.
Of course, it began when the former No. 2 overall pick looked to be one of the best quarterbacks of the 2012 draft class after winning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. But an injury that postseason wound up altering his career.
Since then, RGIII has battled injuries and being benched, and is now playing for his second coach in his three-year career, and it’s not the coach who drafted him out of Baylor. This coach, Jay Gruden, is brutally blunt and doesn’t shy away from calling out his players.
This season, three different quarterbacks have started under center for Washington, but in Week 16 Gruden is reverting back to Griffin, who threw for 236 yards and a touchdown in relief of Colt McCoy in the team’s loss to the Giants last weekend.
It’s back to RGIII, but is this an audition for 2015? It doesn’t seem as if Griffin and Gruden can co-exist, and the organization has already backed the coach. If that’s the case, Griffin could be elsewhere next season trying to resurrect his career. Here are six potential landing spots: