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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener for the Washington Redskins.
Griffin will start under center for the Redskins opener on Sept. 9 against NFC East rival Philadelphia.
This is hardly news as nearly everyone had penned the 23-year-old to be in the starting lineup for the Redskins.
Griffin will visit Dr. James Andrews on Thursday for a final check up and to get medical clearance. Andrews had previously cleared Griffin before training camp and will simply examine the quarterbacks knee again.
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I feel good, that is the tone coming out of Robert Griffin III these days. For the first time since injuring his knee, RGIII said he is finally 100% healthy. Imagine the timing of this statement, with only one week left in the preseason. I still don’t think Shanahan is going to let RGIII put one foot on the field in a preseason game. Shanahan and RGIII have been going back and...
Throughout the course of the offseason, it had been reported that Robert Griffin III was both cleared to return, and that he had not been cleared to return. The decision that really mattered was that of Dr. James Andrews, who […]
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III posted the photo above on Who Say to announce that he’s been cleared for the upcoming season.
Operation Patience….Complete. Cleared.
To God Be The Glory http://t.co/GxYMw8Cs57
— Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 30, 2013
Now we get to see if he can actually stay healthy for an entire season.
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We reported earlier that Robert Griffin III announced that he’s been cleared to play week one.
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan says he’s going to sit down with Griffin to discuss some concerns Dr. James Andrews has.
Team RG3 coach Shanahan sez the QB is indeed cleared, but Doc Andrews has a "couple of concerns" that he'll discuss w/RG3 over weekend.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s documentary called a “Will to Win” aired on Tuesday night and throughout it, viewers saw RG3 working out, rehabbing and wearing lots of socks. One pair of socks even said “I Love Haters,” which is funny because RG3 blocks anyone on Twitter that says anything negative.
At least Redskins fans will be happy to hear that...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III has been named as starter for the season opener against Philadelphia, according to an ESPN report.Fantasy Spin:RGIII was a star in his rookie season (3,200 yards passing, 20 TDs, 5 INTs, 826 yards rushing 7 TDs) and should be a star in year two as well as he appears to be completely recovered from his knee injury.
Even though ESPN has reported that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in their week one opener against the Eagles, he still hasn’t been cleared by Dr. James Andrews, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Sources close to RGIII say "of course" he'll play in opener. That's expected. But I'm told Dr. Andrews has not cleared him yet...
Robert Griffin III says he’s been cleared to play in the Washington Redskins’ regular season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Operation Patience….Complete. Cleared. To God Be The Glory http://t.co/GxYMw8Cs57 — Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) August 30, 2013
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spent the summer telling everyone how good his surgically repaired knee felt how he'd be ready to play in the season opener and how he always thought he could be doing more. But he never claimed his knee was 100 percent only close to it.
But in a sit-down interview with ESPN980 radio in Washington Griffin said for the first...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III said Tuesday that he felt fully recovered from his knee injury.Fantasy Spin:"I would say I'm 100 percent, but you can't put a number on it," RGIII told ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan. "No one ever knows when they are 100 percent or what percentage they're playing at. The biggest thing is, I'm not below 100 percent."...
After months of anticipation, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was medically cleared to play by Dr. James Andrews after Thursday night's evaluation, NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal reports.
Despite the green light from Dr. Andrews, "Operation Patience" may not be over just yet. Head coach Mike Shanahan has not yet committed as far as to name Griffin...
Redskins fans can breathe a sign of relief. Robert Griffin III will be starting week 1 on Monday Night Football vs the Eagles.
Chip Kelly’s spread with Mike Vick vs RGIII and their read option, football fans can dig that.
ESPN shamelessly offered up its airwaves for an hour’s worth of digital ******** on Robert Griffin III on Tuesday night. The hour-long Gatorade …
The Washington Redskins put together their first unbeaten preseason in 28 years without Robert Griffin III even taking a snap.
Griffin then tweeted Thursday night that he will be under center when the regular season opens for Washington on Sept. 9, but coach Mike Shanahan hedged after the 30-12 victory over Tampa Bay.
Fourth-stringer Pat White threw for 181 yards, set up a touchdown...
Washington backup QB Kirk Cousins (sprained foot) said he would be ready for Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Cousins only has fantasy value as the handcuff to Robert Griffin III, but given the seriousness of RGIII's injury and the fact he won't play in the preseason, owners must roster Cousins.