Mike Shanahan is adjusting his gut when it comes to Robert Griffin III.
The Washington Redskins coach indicated Wednesday he's going to be more cautious with his franchise quarterback from now on, to the point that he's going to make sure that Griffin ''never plays if he's not 100 percent.''
Griffin, the league's offensive rookie of the year, is recovering from reconstructive surgery after reinjuring his right knee in a playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Shanahan has been criticized for not removing Griffin from the game earlier, especially when Griffin was limping noticeably after a throwing a touchdown pass in the first quarter.
Shanahan said after the game that he relied on Griffin's word that the knee was fine. In various comments since then, Griffin has referred to the responsibility shared by himself and the Redskins staff for the way the injury played out, saying it was a topic for him and Shanahan to discuss.
Asked for his latest take on the fallout, Shanahan said Wed...