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At some point, an injured player, even a star like Robert Griffin III, is too hampered to help a team. Deciding when is enough is the biggest issue.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan has come under fire in the wake of Griffin reinjuring his right knee in Sunday's 24-14 wild-card loss to Seattle. The criticism has ranged from whether Shanahan cared enough for his sensational rookie to whether the natural protocol for dealing with injuries was followed.
Coaches who have been in such testy situations say solutions aren't so complicated. Super Bowl winner Tony Dungy suggests ''if you ask the player, it means nothing. You have to rely on the doctors.''
Adds Herm Edwards: ''You never put a player in harm's way.''
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ESPN has issued a statement indicating that the network is parting ways with Rob Parker, indicating that his comments about Robert Griffin III’s blackness had a lot to do with it.
During the final minutes of the Redskins loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, RG3 was injured in a horrific manner. The extent of the injury isn’t known yet, but we are very positive that knees aren’t supposed to bend like they do below.
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Going to be a lot of discussion should he have been in the game.
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Robert Griffin III knows he's getting criticized for playing
hurt in the Washington Redskins' playoff loss.
There are numerous reports coming out that Robert Griffin III of Washington Redskins has a possible partial tear of two knee ligaments in the playoff loss yesterday to the Seattle Seahawks. Here is the Gruesome Picture, WOW, that looks like it hurts bad.
Now that the world is aware that Robert Griffin III had surgery to repair his torn LCL and partially torn ACL, we can move on to other topics surrounding the Washington Redskins. One of the more popular and divisive ones is that of their name, ‘the Redskins.’ It wouldn’t be a big deal if they were simply named after a potato, that would be totally fine. I actually prefer redskin...
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews released a statement through the Washington Redskins today, regarding quarterback Robert Griffin III’s knee surgery.
“@rgiii had successful knee surgery early this morning. He had a direct repair of his LCL and a re-do of his previous ACL reconstruction…
— Redskins (@Redskins) January 9, 2013
“We expect a full recovery and it is everybody’s...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III isn’t
included on the team’s injury report this week and linebacker London Fletcher
is probable to play today against the Seattle Seahawks, but offensive lineman
Kory Lichtensteiger is questionable to play with an ankle injury.
Fletcher missed practice on Wednesday and again on Friday as
he continues to be hampered by his...