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According to the NFL’s return-to-play protocol for those who have suffered a concussion, Griffin was not allowed to return to the game after he failed a memory test.
The team spokesman who made the announcement said he only relayed the information he was told by the team’s medical staff on the sideline.
Shanahan acknowledged in his postgame news conference that Griffin suffered a “mild” concussion. He then updated reporters throughout the week on the quarterback’s status in regard to tests and the league’s protocol.
Forbath starts on right foot
One way to ensure that is to make field goals, especially long ones. He did it Sunday in his first NFL attempt, connecting from 50 yards.
The Redskins scored touchdowns on their next two offensive possessions.
Previous kicker Billy Cundiff was 7 for 12 before being cut, including misses from 57 and 62 yards.
Griffin’s touchdown run in the third quarter was his fifth and set a single-season franchise record in that category for quarterbacks. … The Redskins were held to 45 first-quarter yards before piling up 115 in the second.
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