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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III talks to reporters on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, during a youth clinic as part of the NFL football rookie symposium at the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. (Associated Press)

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Quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Heisman Trophy winner last season at Baylor, was taken by the Redskins with the second overall pick in April after Washington made a blockbuster trade with St. Louis. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Heisman Trophy winner last season at Baylor, was taken by the Redskins with the second overall pick in April after Washington made a blockbuster trade with St. Louis. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Newly drafted quarterback Robert Griffin III, runs with the ball during. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III works during a drill during an organized team activity at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va, on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III steps back to throw during an organized team activity at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III works during a drill during an organized team activity at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va, on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, left, walks past head coach Mike Shanahan, right, following NFL football practice at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), right, speaks with Washington Redskins offensive coach Kyle Shanahan, left, in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), second from left, stands near Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan, right, in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), right, jogs by Washington Redskins offensive coach Kyle Shanahan, left, in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), center, completes a pass in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), left, and Washington Redskins quarterback Jonathan Crompton (3), right, complete passes in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), left, and Washington Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman (8), right, jog to a team drill in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), left, and Washington Redskins full back Darrel Young (36), second from left, take direction from Washington Redskins offensive coach Kyle Shanahan, right, in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), second from left, speaks with Washington Redskins offensive coach Kyle Shanahan, right, in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10), left, hands off to Washington Redskins running back Evan Royster (35), right, in the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) calls out a play during practice at the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) warms up before practice at the team's indoor training facility during mini camp at Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III is aware of the dangers of running the football since he tore the ACL in his right knee in 2009 on one of his 528 carries while at Baylor. While Shanahan wants to take advantage of Griffin's speed, he also knows the Heisman Trophy winner is capable of beating teams with his arm. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)