Found July 25, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
News hit yesterday that while Robert Griffin III has been cleared for practice, we’re unlikely to see him in any preseason action, meaning the first time he steps on the field may be in week one of the regular season. That got me wondering; how important is preseason action? Well, that all depends on who you are and what you’re trying to accomplish. For our example, we’ll use RGIII. Coming off of a major knee injury, it’s more useful for the Redskins to keep him out of harm’s way than it is to get him up to full speed on the football field. That also means there will almost certainly be some rust to work off if week one is Griffin’s first action of the season. That won’t be easy either. The Redskins open the season against an Eagles squad that is expected to be much better this season. Obviously, for seasoned veterans such as Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, preseason action isn’t nearly as important as it is for younger quarterbacks such as Griffin. Those guys could work o...
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