QB - TB
Week 2 Outlook
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced they have re-signed veteran, backup QB Ryan Griffin.
Griffin spent the 2020 season as the third string QB for the Buccaneers and was inactive for every game. The current terms of the deal are still unknown. However, with Blaine Gabbert currently a free agent, Griffin at this point in time would be the backup to Tom Brady. Tampa Bay has also not ruled out the possibility of taking a QB in the early parts of the NFL Draft.
Buccaneers QB Ryan Griffin completed 26-of-43 passes for 330 yards and a touchdown in Friday's preseason loss to the Steelers.
Griffin had a big game and is competing with Blaine Gabbert for the Buccaneers QB2 spot behind Jameis Winston. Despite his impressive performance, Gabbert remains the favorite for the backup role.
ESPN's Adam Caplan is reporting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed an original round tender on quarterback Ryan Griffin.
With Mike Glennon on his way to Chicago, Ryan Griffin is in line to assume the role of Jameis Winston's primary backup, unless the team signs a veteran quarterback in free agency for the job. Griffin has yet to appear in a regular-season game in his career.
Ryan Griffin completed 13-of-23 passes for 148 yards, but also threw two interceptions. Griffin finished with a 39.8 Passer rating.
Not much to see here with Winston being the franchise quarterback.Griffin is competing with Mike Glennon for backup QB.
Ryan Griffin went unclaimed through waivers and the Saints have added him to their practice squad.
The Saints took a risk letting Griffin free into waivers. He managed to make it through the process and the Saints' gamble paid off. Griffin flashed during preseason, making him an excellent practice squad stash.