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Source: RG3 expected to start Week 1

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III
RG3 is hoping to get some good news from Dr. James Andrews Thursday.
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A source told FOX Sports Insider Mike Garafolo that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is expected to start the regular-season opener but hasn't yet been cleared by Dr. James Andrews. Griffin will be examined by Andrews Thursday.

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Citing sources close to the quarterback, ESPN.com reported that the "meeting is just a formality." The report adds that Andrews cleared the quarterback before training camp and is simply re-examining the knee.

Griffin has been practicing with the team.

The AP reported on Thursday that the final decision on whether Griffin plays in the Sept. 9 opener will be made by coach Mike Shanahan, whom the report points out "could see something in practice that might give him pause."

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