Should the Redskins Allow Robert Griffin to Play in the Preseason?

July 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Robert Griffin III is medically cleared to return to the football field, but that doesn't mean he'll step foot on one until absolutely necessary. 
That's according to ESPN's Adam Schefter per "thoughts of some in the Washington Redskins organization."
Despite being medically cleared for camp, RGIII is unlikely to play in any preseason games. http://t.co/deFKIm6Ff3 http://t.co/IcrjNdEPRY
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 23, 2013 If those reports are true, they would show head coach Mike Shanahan learned his lesson after pushing RG3's knee to, and ultimately past, its limit in the team's first-round playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks early in 2013. 
The renowned Dr. James Andrews performed surgery on the reigning Offensive Rookie of the Year's torn knee ligaments on January 8, and per Schefter's article, "doctors predicted Griffin III would miss seven to nine months."
Regardless of how his knee feels in mid-August, under no circumstances sh...

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