Robert Griffin III Claims He Can Run 4.3 40-Yard Dash After Knee Injury

August 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Maybe Robert Griffin III's knee isn't going to be such a major issue after all.
Griffin told Kevin Sheehan of ESPN 980 that he could still run a 4.3 in the 40-yard dash, according to DC Sports Bog's Dan Steinberg, who recorded the conversation:
“Are you just as fast as you were?” Sheehan then asked.
“I don’t ever say that,” Griffin answered. “I just tell people I can still hit turbo.”
“Is turbo 4.3 something?” Sheehan asked.
“Oh, I think so,” Griffin said. “If I went out there and had to run a 40 today, like at the combine, in my underwear, I feel like I could go 4.3.”
Griffin's recovery from the knee injuries he suffered at the end of the 2012 season has been one of the ongoing storylines of the preseason. The biggest questions—such as when he will return to the field and what kind of player he will be when he returns—have yet to yield any concrete answers.

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