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Source: RG III suffered partially torn right LCL

Source: RG III suffered partially torn right LCL

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a partially torn lateral collateral ligament in his right knee, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
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  • Washington Redskins doctors, coach Mike Shanahan and Robert Gri…

    Washington Redskins doctors, coach Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III all to blame for rookie QB getting hurt

    Robert Griffin III lit up the NFL in his rookie season with his magical legs, strong arm and electric personality, but a total breakdown on the Redskins sideline could prevent him from performing the second most important job in Washington for all or pa…
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  • Beal, Wiz shock Thunder for 5th win of season

    Beal, Wiz shock Thunder for 5th win of season

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Bradley Beal made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left after using a pump fake to get open, and the short-handed Washington Wizards beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 Monday night.
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  • RG III injury: Q&A with Stephania Bell

    RG III injury: Q&A with Stephania Bell

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    I am not an expert on the way the human knee is constructed, yet I find myself tasked with writing on that topic as we continue to cover the injury to the right knee of Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. So I reached out to ESPN.com inj…
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  • Etty Allen, widow of late coach George Allen, dies

    Etty Allen, widow of late coach George Allen, dies

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Henriette "Etty" Allen, matriarch of a famed American football family and mother to former Virginia Gov. George F. Allen, has died. She was 90.
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  • Wizards' Nene, Crawford out vs. Thunder

    Wizards' Nene, Crawford out vs. Thunder

    nba.com Jan 7, 2013
    Nene and Jordan Crawford are out for the Washington Wizards against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.
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  • Seahawks to look at kickers with Hauschka ailing

    Seahawks to look at kickers with Hauschka ailing

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    Defensive end Chris Clemons wasn’t the only member of the Seahawks to pick up an injury in Sunday’s victory over the Redskins. Kicker Steven Hauschka injured his left calf during the game, which limited him to extra points and field goals while punter
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  • Report: Chris Clemons tore his ACL

    Report: Chris Clemons tore his ACL

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    Shortly after Sunday’s 24-14 win over the Redskins, Darin Gantt reported that the Seahawks feared defensive end Chris Clemons suffered an ACL injury. Those fears have reportedly been realized. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Clemons has tor
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  • Fred Smoot Is The One Spreading All Those Rumors About Robert G…

    Fred Smoot Is The One Spreading All Those Rumors About Robert Griffin III's Shredded Knee

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    The world is eager for word on the condition of Robert Griffin III's knee, which he injured thanks to either his coach or his field or maybe the terms of Dan Snyder's deal with the devil. Mike Shanahan was less than forthcoming at his press conference t…
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  • Bracing for bad news on RG III

    Bracing for bad news on RG III

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    In the absence of information, we are left to connect dots, and connecting the Washington Redskins' dots Monday with regard to the condition of quarterback Robert Griffin III and his injured right knee does not result in a pretty picture. The first time…
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  • Position statement: Redskins can’t trade a QB

    Position statement: Redskins can’t trade a QB

    yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013
    At first, we believed the Redskins were foolish for selecting Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the 2012 draft after making Robert Griffin III their top choice in the same year. Now, after RGIII has proven he isn't immune to injury, we praise Washingt…
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  • Pete Carroll says FedEx Field was “horrible”

    Pete Carroll says FedEx Field was “horrible”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Seahawks beat the Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.  But Seattle coach Pete Carroll wasn’t happy with the quality of the turf. “It was horrible,” Carroll told Brock & Salk of ESPN 710.  “It’s a horrible field.  It’s as bad as a field c
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  • DeAngelo Hall willing to talk renegotiation to stay in Washingt…

    DeAngelo Hall willing to talk renegotiation to stay in Washington

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    It was an eventful season for the Redskins as a team and an eventful one for cornerback DeAngelo Hall as an individual, and Hall said Monday that he’s open to doing whatever it takes to do it all over again in 2013. Hall is due to make $7.5 million next
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  • Mike Shanahan meets the media again at 3:00 p.m. ET

    Mike Shanahan meets the media again at 3:00 p.m. ET

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    To his credit, he’s not heading off to the Bahamas for a week or otherwise getting out of a kitchen overheated by a reinjured knee.  Instead, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan will show up on Monday for an end-of-season session with the media, a day after t
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  • Rob Parker says people took his RG3 comments out of context

    Rob Parker says people took his RG3 comments out of context

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    Rob Parker, the ESPN commentator who was suspended for 30 says after questioning whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is authentically black because he has a white fiancee, says he was surprised by the backlash. Parker said on Flashpoint on C…
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  • The Redskins Were Done In By Their Own "Crappy" Field

    The Redskins Were Done In By Their Own "Crappy" Field

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    Here's Pierre Garcon, on the soupy, sloppy, green-painted dirt that passes for grass between the hash marks at FedEx Field: More »
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  • Run Ends For Redskins With 24-14 Loss To The Seahawks

    Run Ends For Redskins With 24-14 Loss To The Seahawks

    By Troy Jefferson The Washington Redskins’ magical run came to an abrupt end when the Seahawks came to town. For the third time since 2005, the Seattle Seahawks knocked the Redskins out of the playoffs. The Redskins got off to a wonderful start and it l
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  • PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler

    PFT Live: Redskins talk with Rich Tandler

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    There’s little doubt about the biggest story to come out of Wild Card Weekend. It’s the handling of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s knee injury and Mike Florio will welcome Rich Tandler of CSN Washington on PFT Live to discuss it. Griffin
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  • The Redskins May Have Been Pumping Artificial Crowd Noise Into …

    The Redskins May Have Been Pumping Artificial Crowd Noise Into The Stadium During Yesterday's Game

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    This morning, DC sports blogger Dan Steinberg retweeted a number of tweets from Redskins fans who claimed to have heard fake crowd noise coming from the FedExField PA system at yesterday's NFC Wild Card game. More »
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  • Cowboys, Giants have a similar problem

    Cowboys, Giants have a similar problem

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    So I was sitting here on Redskins playoff detox, catching up on the division's other teams, and I got to reading this Calvin Watkins item on the Dallas Cowboys' running game. And it got me thinking about the New York Giants' running game, which has a si…
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  • Trent Williams, Richard Sherman make peace

    Trent Williams, Richard Sherman make peace

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    After the conclusion of Sunday’s Seahawks-Redskins game, Washington left tackle Trent Williams put a hand in the face of Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman. Williams later expressed remorse for his conduct. “Just high emotions, man, and, you know, I l
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  • An Autographed Jason Campbell Jersey Exists, And This Guy Behin…

    An Autographed Jason Campbell Jersey Exists, And This Guy Behind Erin Andrews Is Wearing It

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    Jason Campbell's years as the Skins' starting quarterback were unremarkable; he accumulated an 18-27 record there, and while he does have the tenth-lowest career interception percentage in NFL history, he shares that mark with luminaries like David Garr…
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  • redskins-seahawks playlist

    redskins-seahawks playlist

    homermcfanboy.com Jan 7, 2013
    1. “Come Alive” by Prospect Hill Coming into their wild card match-up against the Seattle Seahawks, the Washington Redskins had a pretty clear and straight forward game plan. On defense, they wanted to do their best to neutralize running back Marshawn
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  • London Fletcher may have played his last NFL game

    London Fletcher may have played his last NFL game

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Redskins’ playoff loss to the Seahawks may have been the final game of linebacker London Fletcher’s career. “I’ll take some time to let the emotions of the season kind of get away, refresh a little bit and then sit down with my family and make
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  • Video - Wizards Stun Thunder 01:01

    Wizards Stun Thunder

    Jan 7
    Bradley Beal's late jumper lifts Wizards past Thunder for just their fifth win.
  • Video - NFL32OT: RG III Goes Down In Loss 03:04

    NFL32OT: RG III Goes Down In Loss

    Jan 7
    Episode 243: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss whether keeping Robert Griffin III in the game was the right decision. Adam Schefter breaks down the hiring of Bills new head coach Doug Marrone. The NFL32 crew discuss the Ravens-Broncos matchup.
  • Video - Robert Griffin III Will See Dr. Andrews For Further Examination 01:55

    Robert Griffin III Will See Dr. Andrews For Further Examination

    Jan 7
    John Clayton with the latest on Robert Griffin III's injury.
  • Video - Report: MRI suggests partial knee tears for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III 01:40

    Report: MRI suggests partial knee tears for Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III

    Jan 7
    Jeff Darlington has the latest on Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's knee injury after an MRI reportedly suggested partial tears to his ACL and LCL.

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    Jan 7
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