NFL Rumors: Latest Buzz on QBs Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III

January 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys appear to be in the market for a backup quarterback, and former Heisman Trophy winners Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III could fit the bill. 
According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, sources close to both players indicated they’d be interested in the job:
That each is aiming for the Cowboys is not a sudden revelation. Sources close to each player have maintained since the beginning of last offseason that if either was cut loose from his franchise, there was a belief that [Cowboys owner Jerry] Jones would be interested.
That appears to be the case. 
Privy to blockbuster adds over the years, no matter how polarizing a player—a la Terrell Owens and Greg Hardy—Jones has established a tolerance threshold to bring in someone like party boy Manziel or injury-prone RG3. 
When Jones was asked about young backup quarterbacks available this offseason who come with "some risk” while speaking...

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