NFL

Shanahan: RG3 will start opener

Share This Story

   
 

ASHBURN, Va. (AP)

So much for those last-minute "concerns." RG3 is starting Week 1.

THE ROAD TO SB XLVIII

From the opening kickoff to the Super Bowl, the best NFL action is on FOX. See the full NFL on FOX schedule.

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Robert Griffin III will be under center for next week's Monday night opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Griffin was cleared last Thursday to play in Week 1 by his surgeon, Dr. James Andrews. However, Shanahan said at the time that Andrews also had unspecified "concerns."

The coach said he addressed those concerns with Griffin and Andrews on Sunday. Shanahan declined to say what the concerns are: "You'll have to trust us."

The start marks a remarkably expedited return for last year's NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, who had major knee surgery just days after he was injured in the Redskins' playoff loss in January to Seattle.

Tagged: Colts, Redskins, Robert Griffin III, Robert Griffin

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


NFL Videos

NFL Roundtable: Detroit Lions Posted: Jul 11, 2014
A team with so many weapons, is this the season that the Lions put together and ...

NFL Roundtable: Cleveland Browns Posted: Jul 10, 2014
Taking a look at the Cleveland Browns heading into new season and all talk is ce...

NFL Roundtable: Dallas Cowboys Posted: Jul 09, 2014
No strangers to making moves...and headlines...have the Cowboys put themselves i...