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NFL Injury Report:
The current goal of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert
Griffin III – who continues to rehab his significant knee injuries – is to be
ready for the start of training camp. While this appears to be a realistic
target, Griffin told reporters – including Mark Maske of The Washington Post –
that he feels confident that he can play Week 1 without taking snaps during
“I’ve thought about that and yeah, I would be comfortable
with that,” Griffin said after Thursday’s offseason practice at Redskins Park.
“That’s all I can say. I have no control over whether I play in the preseason
or not. I would be comfortable running out of the tunnel at FedEx Field with
the smoke and everything.”
Griffin has been working out on the field, but he hasn’t
been a part of the Redskins’ offseason practices. He continues to rehab from
knee surgery he underwent in January. He’s hoping to be ready for training
camp, which begins July 25.
Coach Mike Shanahan didn’t dismiss statement, but he did say
that the quarterback would have to practice with the team before being cleared
to play Week 1. While he wouldn’t have to practice against an opponent in the
preseason, Shanahan would want his quarterback to get time with Washington’s
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