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Redskins make major trade to gain rights to Heisman winner Robert Griffin III

Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III smiles after announcing that he will skip his senior season at Baylor to enter the NFL draft during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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The Redskins have made a trade with the St. Louis Rams that will likely allow the Redskins to draft Heisman Trophy-winning Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III.

According to Glazer, "the Redskins and Rams will swap first-rounders this year. The Rams also will receive future first-round picks as well as additional draft picks, one of which is believed to be a second-rounder, sources said."

 

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