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In terms of important subplots surrounding the potentially serious knee injury Robert Griffin III suffered Sunday, this one lies pretty far down the list.
But here goes anyway: RGIII’s injury almost certainly means that he’ll sit out the Pro Bowl (which he may have done anyway, considering the healthy of his knee before the playoffs). That, in turn, could open the door for Matthew Stafford to take part in the NFL’s all-star game for the first time.
Stafford is one of the NFC’s alternates at quarterback, along with Drew Brees — it’s unclear who’s first in the pecking order or if Dallas’ Tony Romo is in the mix as well, since the Cowboys have not announced if any of their players were selected as alternates.
Griffin’s imminent withdrawal from the game could put Stafford or Brees next in line. Another place at NFC QB would be available if either Atlanta’s Matt Ryan or Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers makes the Super Bowl — players participating in that game are ineligible to play in the Pro Bowl.
We should know in the coming days who will take Griffin’s spot, assuming he takes himself out of the game, as expected.
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ESPN has issued a statement indicating that the network is parting ways with Rob Parker, indicating that his comments about Robert Griffin III’s blackness had a lot to do with it.
During the final minutes of the Redskins loss to the Seahawks on Sunday, RG3 was injured in a horrific manner. The extent of the injury isn’t known yet, but we are very positive that knees aren’t supposed to bend like they do below.
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Going to be a lot of discussion should he have been in the game.
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