Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/7/14
The Washington Redskins are encouraged enough with quarterback Robert Griffin III’s recovery to believe he has a “legitimate chance” to start on opening day, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Redskins officials already are encouraged enough with @rgiii's recovery to believe he has a legitimate chance to start on opening day. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 14, 2013 Griffin underwent major knee surgery last month, as his lateral collateral ligament and ACL were both operated on. He’s said all along that it’s his goal to return for Week 1 of the 2013 season. There have been projections that Griffin could be required to miss a few games to start next season, and there are seven months between now and Week 1. This is a lot of time, during which setbacks can occur. Still, given the recent histories of players returning from similar injuries, including Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson and Kansas City Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles, it’s not out of the realm of possibilities that Griffin is able to meet his targeted timeframe. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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