Originally posted on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 8/28/13
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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