Found September 03, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The Washington Redskins and their fans have been on edge for months wondering if their franchise quarterback would be ready to start the 2013 NFL season. On Monday they got their answer. Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan confirmed that Robert Griffin III would indeed start the team’s Week 1 matchup on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Griffin is almost nine months removed from having the ACL of his right knee reconstructed for the second time. The LCL of the same knee also needed some repair done to it after suffering two separate injuries to the same knee late in the 2012 season. Shanahan said Griffin was “full speed ahead” and “ready to go.” He then continued by saying, “I feel very good where Robert’s at. And he’ll be our starter on Monday night unless there’s some crazy setback that we don’t anticipate.” Griffin has seen Dr. James Andrews several times to get check-ups on his surgically repaired knee and the world-renown surgeon apparently has no concerns about the q...
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