Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 2/19/13
Robert Griffin III, just like Derrick Rose or any athlete before him, should take his time before coming back from a major knee injury. Everyone can’t be Adrian Peterson. There is a lot of pressure on RG3 to be ready when the season starts and while some of that comes from fans and media, I also think in the back of his mind, he knows Kirk Cousins is lingering in the background. I am not sure what motivated RG3 to make a statement, because it should be common sense to rational people, but here is what he had to say. Feel like I need to say this..Although my goal is to start Week 1, that doesn’t mean I will compromise my career to do so. — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) February 19, 2013
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