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Non contact play and the right knee buckled.
Was limping around all day and should not have been playing in my novice opinion.
He was able to limp off the field under his own power. Maybe he really is superhuman because it was ugly.
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Shredded seems a bit dramatic. It certainly didn't look near as bad as when he hurt it the first time.
I agree though that he had no business playing in this game.
Not to mention the guy is still standing around on the sidelines.
Probably right but since the knee was already injured that buckle looked nasty. Changed it to just his ACL.
He is on the sideline so maybe he has no ligaments and is indestructable.
It looked really ugly at first...................never like Shanahan and this confirms why I've always thought he wasn't trustworthy. Lets hope there is no long term damage. RGIII is a hell of a player and a good guy.
"Leadership is wisdom, courage and great carelessness of self"
You go tot admit that looked nasty on the slow mo replay though.
Even my wife said "holy crap that poor guys knee".
Somewhere Bob Stoops was watching and said 'It's just a strain.'
Ehhh it seemed bad simply because it was non contqct. Non contact knee injuries scare you to death but given his deamenor on the sidelines he most likely just reaggrivated it. I'm not a doctor though so who knows. Hopefully he's ok, because even though he's on the Indians he's a lot of fun to watch.
Whatever was wrong with his knee in the first place just got worse. Not a good move by Shannahan or RGIII either one for him to be playing last week nor this week.
Just saw this article from earlier today. Shanahan sounds like a swell dude:
Dr. Andrews says RG3 was never cleared to re-enter game
Posted by Mike Florio on January 6, 2013, 10:45 AM EST
Washington Redskins starting quarterback Griffin III is helped off field by team trainers late in fourth quarter against Baltimore in Landover Reuters
Renowned sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews serves as one of the Redskins’ game-day physicians. That relationship could now be in danger, grave or otherwise.
Andrews admits to USA Today that he never cleared quarterback Robert Griffin III to re-enter a Week 15 game against the Ravens, after Griffin suffered a knee injury that looked much worse than it ended up being. Griffin skipped one play, re-entered the game, and then exited for good several snaps later.
“He didn’t even let us look at him,” Andrews tells Robert Klemko of USA Today. “He came off the field, walked through the sidelines, circled back through the players, and took off back to the field. It wasn’t our opinion.
“We didn’t even get to touch him or talk to him. Scared the hell out of me.”
Andrews’ comments may scare the hell out of coach Mike Shanahan, who specifically said the day after the game that Andrews had cleared Griffin to return.
“He’s on the sidelines with Dr. Andrews,” Shanahan said at the time, via Klemko. “He had a chance to look at him and he said he could go back in. [I said] ‘Hey, Dr. Andrews, can Robert go back in?’
‘Yeah, he can go back in.’
‘Robert, go back in.’
“That was it.”
But that wasn’t it. And now, as the Redskins prepare to host the Seahawks on Sunday afternoon, Shanahan and Andrews may be having an awkward conversation at some point this morning. Especially since Andrews is still concerned about Griffin’s status.
“I’m the one that shut him down that day, finally,” Andrews said. “I’ve been a nervous wreck letting him come back as quick as he has. He’s doing a lot better this week, but he’s still recovering and I’m holding my breath because of it.
“He passed all the tests and all the functional things we do, but it’s been a trying moment for me, to be honest with you.”
This back-and-forth highlights the tension between doctors and the teams that pay those doctors to provide care and evaluation to players. And it suggests that Andrews, who doesn’t need his relationship with the Redskins in order to remain the go-to orthropedic specialist for NFL players, has opted to jeopardize that role with the team in order to keep his conscience clear.
Other team-hired doctors don’t have that luxury. Routinely, those doctors tell coaches what the coaches want to hear about player availability, knowing that if the coaches aren’t told what they want to hear they’ll find another doctor who will.That’s why the NFL and NFLPA should work toward the use of a truly independent staff of game-day physicians, who can work with only one concern in mind — the health and well-being of their patients.
+1.....................he's a snake. He got the Bronco's job many years ago by stabbing Dan Reeves in the back. He is not an honorable person.
Mike Shanahan was determined to play RG3 until he was paralazyed...
PDX...............it looks like you were spot on for min one!
The MRI exam of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s right knee suggested that Griffin has suffered partial tears of his anterior cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments, according to several people with knowledge of the test results.
Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said Griffin is scheduled to be examined Tuesday in Pensacola, Fla., by orthopedic surgeon James Andrews to determine whether the test results show new or previous injuries.
It was not immediately clear whether surgery would be required or how long Griffin would be sidelined if the partial ligament tears are determined to be fresh injuries. Griffin suffered a torn ACL in the same knee in 2009 while he was in college at Baylor, and has been playing in recent weeks with a mild sprain of the LCL.
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