Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 12/9/12
The Washington Redskins and their fans can exhale now that they know quarterback Robert Griffin III did not suffer a major knee injury on Sunday. An MRI revealed that the rookie only has a sprain, the team announced. A sprain does mean there was ligament damage, but the team says nothing was torn. Griffin was injured late in the team’s 31-28 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens. He was hit directly in the right knee by massive defensive lineman Haloti Ngata, and he exited the game. Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins continued the fourth quarter drive, and led the Redskins to a touchdown and two-point conversion to tie the game. RG3 seemed to be in good spirits after the MRI, tweeting the following message: Your positive vibes and prayers worked people!!!!To God be the Glory! — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) December 10, 2012 Washington has won four straight games and is now 7-6. They visit the Cleveland Browns next Sunday. GIF via The Big Lead
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