Robert Griffin III to be released by Browns after one year


USA TODAY Sports’ Lindsay H. Jones clarifies what’s next for the Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans after the Brock Osweiler exchange. USA TODAY Sports

Robert Griffin III’s quest for a NFL vocation restoration won’t bear on in Cleveland.

The Browns will discharge the quarterback on Friday, a man acquainted with the move revealed to USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero. The individual talked on state of namelessness in light of the fact that the move had not yet been declared.

The move was not attached to the Browns’ procurement of quarterback Brock Osweiler through exchange with the Houston Texans, someone else acquainted with group’s goals said. Cleveland is as yet endeavoring to move Osweiler in another arrangement.

Griffin was expected a $750,000 program reward Saturday.

The 2012 hostile new kid on the block of the year attempted to get on track in his restart with the Browns this season, enduring a shoulder damage in Week 1. He returned in December yet tossed only two touchdown goes in five amusements.

Griffin now hits an open market in which a few groups have officially made moves for quarterbacks. He chatted with the New York Jets a year ago, and the group still has a need at the position.

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