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Robert Griffin Jr. told The Washington Post that his son, Washington Redskins injured quarterback Robert Griffin III, plans to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.
Griffin Jr. sent the Post text messages saying Griffin III is doing "really good", and "that is the plan", when asked if Griffin III will play Sunday.
Redskins left tackle Trent Williams told the Post he spoke with Griffin III on Monday:
“He’s doing good,” Williams said. “He’s in high spirits. It was a pretty nasty, awkward hit, and for him not to be seriously injured is a blessing.”
Redskins coach Mike Shanhan said Monday afternoon that Griffin has a "mild" Grade 1 sprain of the lateral collateral ligament in his right knee.
“We’re going to do what we think is in Robert’s best interests,” Shanahan said during a news conference at Redskins Park. “And usually when you do that, it’s the team’s best interests as well. We’re not going to put him out there if we think he’s not completely healthy and he can’t do the things that help us win.”
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The Washington Redskins desperately needed Sunday's 31-38 victory over the Baltimore Ravens to stay in the thick of the race for the NFC East title and a wild-card playoff spot.
The Redskins on a four game win streak upped their record to 7-6. They remain one game behind the first-place New York Giants in the NFC East, and one game behind the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III left Sunday's game in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens with a right injury, the Redskins announced. Griffin hurt the knee on a sack. After leaving the game briefly, he returned but left again. Backup Kirk Cousins replaced him. Cousins tossed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon with 29 seconds remaining...
Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III will have
an MRI on his injured right knee after he was forced out of the
game late in Sunday's in a 31-28 overtime victory over the
Baltimore Ravens at FedEx Field.
With the Washington Redskins trailing the Baltimore Ravens by eight late in regulation, Robert Griffin III sprained his right knee at the end of a 13-yard scramble. He left for one play, returned for four but was literally hopping around on the field.
Eventually, he fell to the turf and could no longer continue.
Fellow rookie Kirk Cousins stepped in and finished RG3's work...
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LANDOVER, Md. - The Washington Redskins lost rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III to a sprained right knee late in the fourth quarter but still rallied to beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-28 in overtime on Sunday at FedEx Field. Kai Forbath's 34-yard field goal 3:23 into overtime was the game-winner and came three plays after rookie Richard Crawford's 64-yard punt return....
LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins lost sensational rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III late to a sprained right knee in the fourth quarter but still rallied to beat the Baltimore Ravens 31-28 in overtime on Sunday at FedEx Field. Washington, which has won four straight for the first time in four years, improved to 7-6 while dealing Baltimore (9-4) a second straight loss...