Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/9/14

The Washington Redskins are making the wise decision to hold quaterback Robert Griffin III out of any preseason games, the team confirmed, via NFL.com. Although cleared by doctors to join his team in training camp, the team is taking a practical approach to Griffin as he comes back from a devastating knee injury. Better safe than sorry is the term most appropriate for the situation, and Griffin is in agreement with the team's decision. "Unless it's a necessity," Griffin said, "then I don't think I'll play in the preseason unless coach says so." "I think we're all on the same page now," he added. "We all make mistakes -- last season -- we all understand that, we've all talked about it, and it's time to move on. Moving forward and hopefully moving up to the Super Bowl." Dan Hanzus writes: 'As expected, the Redskins have targeted a Week 1 return for Griffin, whom they believe can effectively prepare for the season without the risk that comes with live game action during the preseason. After what happened in January, this level of added precaution makes plenty of sense.'

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