Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/11/13
The NFL Players' Association has decided against pursuing a formal investigation into the handling of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's knee injury in last Sunday's NFC wild-card playoff game. Griffin appeared to suffer the injury in the first quarter but remained in the game. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said the rookie requested that he continue to play and Shanahan obliged. The Redskins lost to the Seattle Seahawks. Under the NFL's collective bargaining agreement, the players' union is allowed to request a formal inquiry. The NFLPA made an informal inquiry earlier this week, seeking answers to discrepancies in how the Redskins' medical staff addressed Griffin's situation. "Playing through pain is a harsh reality of our business and our union will always hold the league and the clubs accountable to the best medical care," NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with Robert as he recovers from his surgery and we hop...
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