Dec 2, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III (3) rushes the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

After sitting out the 2021 season, Robert Griffin III may be eyeing an NFL return. He also has some potential teams in mind.

Speaking on The Rich Eisen Show on Tuesday, Griffin said that, after running a 40-yard dash in 4.48 seconds, he has had a “plethora of teams” reach out to him. But there are three specific situations that he has in mind.

“Going back home to Texas with the Dallas Cowboys. I know a lot of Washington fans don’t want to hear that but that would be a great situation for me. The Atlanta Falcons, being there with Mariota and Ridder would be a great situation for me. And going to Chicago with Justin Fields to try to help as much as I possibly can in that quarterback room would also be a great situation.”

The possibility of Griffin ending up on the Chicago Bears drew by far the most interest from NFL fans.

Griffin last played for the Baltimore Ravens from 2018-2020. He played sparingly, getting into only 14 games over those three seasons and starting only twice. Griffin was out of the league in 2021 but has been down that road before. He was out of the league in 2017 before signing with the Ravens after that season.

Injuries certainly derailed Griffin’s career. He started 15 games as a rookie in 2012 and 13 the following year. Since then, Griffin has started a combined 14 games.

But Griffin’s interest here seems to be more like a veteran mentor to younger quarterbacks. To that end, he would be brought in more as a backup who wouldn’t likely play a lot. If a team thinks he can be a positive influence in helping the development of a young quarterback, there are certainly worse options out there.

[Rich Eisen Show]

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