Originally written April 06, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
  Robert Griffin III’s injured right knee is probably the most talked about reconstructed knee in the history of sports. It seems as if each week, we have a new prognosis that has very little to do with medical evidence, just opinions. The Washington Redskins PR machine has been in full gear ever since RGIII went down with tears to his ACL and LCL in the team’s playoff game loss to the Seahawks. From the get-go, they have continuosly reported that they expect their superstar QB to be ready for Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season, though they have never gave a guarantee. Dr James Andrews, who performed the surgery, has gone as far as calling RGIII ‘super-human’, and now we have head coach Mike Shanahan saying that his QB will set a record for recovery from this type of injury: Via ProFootballTalk: “He’s over at the facility, rehabbing all of the time. He’ll set a record for coming back because that’s how hard he works,” Shanahan said. That’s pretty much along the same lines as Andrews, who said that RGIII’s desire to recover and put in the work is greater than most players coming off the same injury. [...]
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