Redskins will start RGIII

Griffin had been benched during the Redskins??? 4-12 season by Gruden and there were suggestions that his return hinged on matters behind the scenes.

He returned to the starting line-up towards the end of the campaign due to Colt McCoy???s injury and now looks set to return to the field for a fourth season in Washington colours.

???We’ll go into the season with Robert as our No 1 guy,” Gruden told reporters at the NFL scouting combine on Wednesday.

“It’s up to Robert to continue to grow and mature as a quarterback and as a person. Moving forward we want to see improvement. It’s up to us as a staff to get more out of him.”

Kirk Cousins is the only other quarter-back that the Redskins have under contract heading into 2015 but Griffin, who the franchise invested in heavily three years ago, will get the nod to rebound from a disappointing year.

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