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Shanahan believes there is a misconception about how read-option running plays affect Robert Griffin III's health. He also expects Griffin's year of experience to provide the quarterback a better feel for what he can accomplish as a runner.
Although the Ravens have placed a high priority on signing quarterback Joe Flacco to a long-term deal, the team has no intention of overpaying potential free agents or having several players restructure their contracts in order to keep the current roster intact.
Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
Ray Lewis sure doesn't look like an aging linebacker on the brink of retirement. With 30 tackles in his last two games, the Baltimore Ravens defensive leader appears as if he could play at a high level for several more years.
Baltimore overcame an assortment of injuries and obstacles to return to the AFC championship game, one victory from reaching the Super Bowl.
The Ravens have another opportunity to embrace the underdog role, this time in the AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.
The Washington Redskins' 2013 offseason could have been a relatively tranquil period by the franchise's standards. They seemed positioned to build on their NFC East division championship without the drama or tumult that has tainted past years. Instead, their offseason began Monday with maximum anxiety regarding the status of quarterback Robert Griffin III's right knee.
Robert Griffin III stood behind the end zone inside the Washington Redskins' indoor practice facility Wednesday morning, pulled up his right pants leg and fiddled with that darned brace on his right knee.
Robert Griffin III won't be running wild or throwing passes for the Redskins. He can only watch them.
Robert Griffin III's sprained right knee will keep him out of the starting lineup Sunday when the Washington Redskins visit the Cleveland Browns in a game with vital playoff implications.
Three days after spraining his knee, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was just a little gimpy on the practice field and very cagey behind the microphone
Robert Griffin III high-stepped and moved laterally with barely a hitch as he stretched with his Washington Redskins teammates, then looked a little gimpy during throwing drills during the first part of practice.
All the medical terms associated with Robert Griffin III's knee injury can be boiled down to one simple message: It's not too bad.
Twice now Robert Griffin III has reduced FedEx Field to silence -- the kind that comes not from awe but from the awful sight of him being knocked out of a game. Against Atlanta, he suffered a "mild" concussion, if there is such a thing.
Robert Griffin III was scheduled to undergo an MRI Sunday night on a sprained right knee which forced him from the game in the final minute of regulation in the Washington Redskins' 31-28 win over the Baltimore Ravens.
"He definitely can play multiple more years, but I think he understands that it's time to move on," defensive tackle Haloti Ngata said. "It's just great to see him play at a level that I don't think a lot of linebackers can be doing now. I'm just humbled and definitely lucky, I guess, to play with someone like that."
"I don't think a lot of people expected us to be here," Ngata said. "For us to overcome a lot of things, everything that has happened with our team, I think we all just understand that we're a family here, and we can lean on each other and depend on each other."