Robert Griffin III Reportedly Set to Undergo Knee Surgery

January 9, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dynamic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III is reportedly going to have surgery to repair a torn LCL in his right knee, and while the doctors are in there, they will be checking out his ACL as well. 
SportsCenter passed along the news, via NFL insider Adam Schefter:
Source: RG III expected to undergo surgery this week on torn LCL. At that time damage to his ACL will be reviewed (via @adamschefter)
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 8, 2013 Obviously, a great deal of his recovery time hinges on what they find with the ACL. 
Recoveries from knee injuries are always going to vary, and this is a player who already had an ACL tear while in college, which is likely why doctors are having a hard time figuring out the extent of the damage to his ACL now. 
As the season came to a close, RGIII was nursing a right-knee injury that he initially sustained in Week 14 versus Baltimore, and it ultimately forced him from the Redskins' 24-14 play...

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