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Robert Griffin III gets rib X-ray following loss

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03:23 PM ET 11.05 | Following the Washington Redskins' 21-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers, starting rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was further evaluated with a rib injury and underwent X-rays. The X-rays were to make sure Griffin did not fracture any ribs after taking a big hit early in the game, per Mike Jones of the Washington Post. The X-rays came back negative but Griffin has soreness in the area. "I'm fine. I'll be ready to go," Griffin said. "No one is ever going to question the fight I have inside myself to be the greatest and to help this team to victory. It doesn't matter what it is, I will make sure that I continue to help my team win games and that it starts right after the bye."

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November 5, 2012  06:04 PM ET

why bother, your coach already gave up on the season...

November 5, 2012  10:42 PM ET

I hurt my ribs bad once, it takes like forever to feel better. 'course they wear those flak-jackets.

November 5, 2012  11:53 PM ET

Tonight it looked like Vick didn't get hit as often or as hard when he ran the ball as when he tried to throw; no wonder QBs like to run. But sending RG out with bad ribs and a flack jacket just means he won't be able to dodge as well.

November 6, 2012  06:42 AM ET

They let the dogs out on Vick last night didn't they!!!!


No need on any team giving up in the nfc east with such mediocrity. I guess the iggles thought anyone could go into the Superdome and win, like The R did week 1.

Uh uh... it ain't that easy.

November 6, 2012  06:43 AM ET
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He runs too much and Shanahans are going to get him killed in the mickey mouse college offensive scheme.

You recycle whatever you read in these threads.

 
November 6, 2012  09:17 AM ET

Welcome to the NFL pal. First you may be fast but so are the linebackers. You may escape some tackles but the ones you don't hurt a lot more. You may make some passes but won't find a lot of wide open receivers like you did at Baylor. Wide open don't happen a lot in the NFL.
Last, it doesn't take long for your opponents to understand your game and the best way to defend it. In your case game 5.

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