Found January 09, 2013 on
After watching Robert Griffin III’s knee completely give out after trying to recover a fumbled snap, most would assume he tore the lateral collateral ligament on that play.
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan says that’s not the case, and making it worse, he most likely hurt it the play before while being sacked by the Seahawks Bruce Irvin according to NFL Network.
Shanahan told Andrea Kremer, the video of the injury gave him a sickening feeling, but that there was no way to know he had been hurt and no available time to examine Griffin III.
Shanahan also told Kremer that he leans on his medical staff to make a determination about a player’s health.
“You’d have to be a complete idiot to think that I would overrule our doctors. … That’s ludicrous. If someone were to do that, they should be fired.”
Griffin III will have total reconstructive surgery of his knee today and will be out 6-8 months.
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Did Robert Griffin III know something was wrong with his knee during the first quarter of Sunday’s game? (Credit: AP Photo)
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Today, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had surgery on his injured right knee. He is expected to miss 6 to 9 months and should be back before the start of the 2013 NFL season (Credit: AP Photo)
Most people have been exposed to the injury Robert Griffin III suffered against the Seahawks, when a bad snap resulted in him making a previous injury even worse. Griffin...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is getting more tests done on his injured right knee because an MRI taken showed inconclusive results. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that a previous ACL tear clouded results of the test and that Griffin will visit Dr. James Andrews on Tuesday. Griffin tore his ACL at Baylor in 2009. He sprained the knee during a...
The NFL players' union does not plan a formal investigation into how the Washington Redskins medical staff handled Robert Griffin III's knee injury.
The NFL Players Association said Friday that they were satisfied with a report received from the Redskins detailing the procedures used by team physician James Andrews and other staff on the sidelines.
Griffin had reconstructive...
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews released a statement through the Washington Redskins today, regarding quarterback Robert Griffin III’s knee surgery.
“@rgiii had successful knee surgery early this morning. He had a direct repair of his LCL and a re-do of his previous ACL reconstruction…
— Redskins (@Redskins) January 9, 2013
“We expect a full recovery and it is everybody’s...
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While it's not a hockey story. I thought it was a significant sports story, that is in the Washington Post. This story has also gotten some discussion around the talk radio show circuit today and I was wondering what others thought about it"?
Courtland Milloy, Washington Post --- So, Washington...