by Brad Biggs
July 11, 02012
Robert Griffin III hopes to have his contract done soon so he can report to Redskins Park on Monday as the club prepares for the opening of training camp July 26.
The Redskins have their rookies report before the veterans and Griffin will need to have his deal knocked out first. He said he hopes to have it done soon, according to the Washington Post.
“I talked to my agent the other day, and he said they had been talking last week then took a break over the weekend, but from what I’ve heard I think it’s gonna get done,” Griffin , per the report. “I think my agent and the Redskins both know it’s paramount for me to be in camp on time, and I think they’re going to work towards that.”
The rookies will be doing conditioning in preparation for the start of the camp and Griffin, who worked out with teammates in Texas two weeks ago, wants to be on time.
“I’ll be in D.C. on Thursday. I will be there this Thursday, and hopefully by the 16th (Monday), I’ll be signed and ready to go,” Griffin said. “I have no objections — I’m not trying to hold out or make it seem like it’s not a big deal. It’s just (that) I’m not concerned about it, because I’m sure they’ll make it happen.”
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