Redskins coach Mike Shanahan updated reporters on quarterback Robert Griffin III's status following Washington's 24-13 win over Pittsburgh on Monday night. Griffin's surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, who also is a Redskins team doctor, evaluated Griffin before Monday's game and met with top Redskins officials.
Rich Campbell covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Times.
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Quarterback Kirk Cousins, nose tackle Barry Cofield and receivers Aldrick Robinson and Leonard Hankerson left the game with injuries.
Outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will be available to play Monday night's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers despite bruising his right quadriceps Thursday. Safety Brandon Meriweather (right knee) does not expect to play Monday.
Griffin explained on Monday he does not understand why Shanahan’s plan includes a predetermined timetable that does not account for any personal progress that enables him to return faster. That commanded attention from national and local media regarding whether Griffin is getting along with the head coach.
The Redskins' offensive coordinator is not interested in serving as an intermediary between star quarterback Robert Griffin III and head coach Mike Shanahan, Kyle's father.
Cornerback Richard Crawford (right knee) sat out practice but is expected to practice Thursday, coach Mike Shanahan said.
Robert Griffin III completed 7 of 10 passes on 16 snaps with the first-string offense against an 11-man scout team defense during Washington Redskins practice Wednesday afternoon. It was the first time Griffin faced a full defense since he aggravated his right knee injury in the Redskins’ playoff loss last Jan. 6.
All is well. So says Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III a day after he talked candidly about the team and coach Mike Shanahan's plan for his return from offseason knee surgery.
Redskins safety Phillip Thomas is scheduled to visit foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte on Tuesday
Coach Mike Shanahan didn't mind canceling Saturday's practice after a severe thunderstorm drenched the team's training center shortly before the scheduled 2 p.m. start. The Redskins collectively are banged up after Thursday night's 22-21 preseason win over Tennessee.
QB Robert Griffin III made a statement Thursday by wearing full pads and uniform to sit out a preseason game. QB Kirk Cousins did nothing to hasten Griffin’s return. The three rookie defensive backs played like rookies.
Davis followed his 3-yard touchdown catch with an illegal celebration.
The majority of the film documents Griffin’s offseason, both his rehabilitation and more personal off-the-field moments, according to ESPN.
Sixth-round free safety Bacarri Rambo has been practicing with the first string. Second-round cornerback David Amerson and fourth round strong safety Phillip Thomas are injury replacements for DeAngelo Hall and Brandon Meriweather, respectively.
Helu has pass blocked well this summer as he tries to win the third-down back role. Not only does he catch the ball well overall, he blocked particularly well during team drills on Tuesday.