Robert Griffin III Contract: Quarterback And Redskins Dispute Over Offset Language, According To Report

The face of the Washington Redskins' future may not even get to show his face at the start of training camp if a dispute over his contract isn't settled.

Yes, we're talking about Robert Griffin III.

According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk and Rich Tandler of CSN Washington, there is a hold up in getting RGIII signed and it all comes down to offset language.

RGIII is set to make $21 million in salary and signing bonuses over four years. But Ben Dogra, Griffin's agent, wants to make sure that in the unlikelihood that RGIII is released during that time that the Redskins will pay in full regardless of how much money Griffin might get from another team instead of the new team offsetting any unpaid guaranteed money.

Sadly, the dispute is ridiculous due to there being no chance the Redskins will release RGIII during that time. But Dogra wants to prove to potential clients that he can get a deal done with no offset language and the Redskins don't want future players knowing that they'll allow them to double-dip between them and a new team.

Either way, Griffin could miss time on the practice field for something has miniscule as this. For both sides, that's the worst that can happen.

For more on this story and all things Washington Redskins football, please stay tuned to SB Nation DC and be sure to head over to Hogs Haven, SB Nation's Redskins blog. For all the latest news and notes from around the league, visit SB Nation's NFL hub.

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