Renowned orthopedist James Andrews, who performed knee surgery on Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on Wednesday, released the following statement via the team on Wednesday afternoon:
“Robert Griffin III had successful knee surgery early this morning. He had a direct repair of his LCL and a re-do of his previous ACL reconstruction. We expect a full recovery and it is everybody’s hope and belief that due to Robert’s high motivation, he will be ready for the 2013 season.
“The goal of his treatment is to give him the best opportunity for a long professional career.”