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Mike Shanahan: 'Superhuman' RGIII will make 'record' recovery

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10:51 AM ET 04.07 | The glowing reviews of Robert Griffin III's recovery from knee reconstruction continue. Roughly two weeks after team physician James Andrews described Griffin as "superhuman" in his recovery efforts, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan added more praise for the quarterback. Friday evening in an interview with NFL Network, Shanahan said he expects Griffin to make an unprecedented comeback from January's surgery to repair a torn ACL, LCL and meniscus. "He's over at the facility, rehabbing all of the time. He'll set a record for coming back because that's how hard he works," Shanahan said. The coach echoed what has been said throughout the process, that Griffin is further along that what is normally expected at this point. He added, however, that the Redskins won???t know exactly how realistic the Week 1 return goal is until late this summer.

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April 7, 2013  10:53 AM ET

Don't do it shanny, don't sacrefice RG on the alter of your ego

April 7, 2013  10:55 AM ET

Shanahan will destroy RGIII. What an idiot!

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April 7, 2013  11:04 AM ET

Lets not forget Lil Dannys' input. I'd hate to know that my future was in his hands.

April 7, 2013  11:18 AM ET
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Are you nuts? Maybe RGIII isn't meant to be a great qb. Maybe he's not physically meant to make it in the NFL. The Docs have all the say. not the Head coach.

This is pro sports, not high school! With a 16 game schedule, he won't be on the bench unless he's in a wheelchair!

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April 7, 2013  11:27 AM ET

Some interview that was. How come you never asked him if he regrets sending the guy out there in that fourth quarter? Did he consider not sending him out there, and what was the determining factor in sending him out there....

April 7, 2013  11:28 AM ET
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Are you nuts? Maybe RGIII isn't meant to be a great qb. Maybe he's not physically meant to make it in the NFL. The Docs have all the say. not the Head coach.

LOL, "The Docs have all the say"??? Are you serious??? Dr. Andrews was on the sidelines during the playoff game against the Seahawks and should have checked out RG and advised Shanahan to pull RG in the first quarter, when he was limping around like a 80 year old man. The bottom line is that Dr. Andrews, the team doctor didn't do his job that day!!! Had he done his job that day, maybe, just maybe, RG wouldn't have been so seriously hurt and need a Knee operation!!!!

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April 7, 2013  11:30 AM ET
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if he can't stay healthy, he'll be out of the league

And he'll have Mike Shanahan to thank for it. Maybe he and Terrell Davis could start a club.

April 7, 2013  11:30 AM ET
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if he can't stay healthy, he'll be out of the league

100% agree. Shanny won't stick his neck out to give him an extra weeks rest if he needs it though. With the 16 game schedule he's on a short leash to keep his job. We'll see.

April 7, 2013  11:31 AM ET
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it's not on Shanny. If the doc let him play, it's on him, Wake up and pay attention to football, quit listening to the idiots posting on her, ****.

Perhaps you should take your own advice.

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April 7, 2013  11:38 AM ET
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it's not on Shanny. If the doc let him play, it's on him, Wake up and pay attention to football, quit listening to the idiots posting on her, ****.

Easy now!!! I never said it was Shanahan fault!!! "Read my comment #8 again"!!!! I'm putting most of the blame on Dr. Andrews!!!! He is the Skin's team doctor and is on the sidelines for every game. Dr. Andrews didn't do his job that day. I'm saying that, IMO, had Andrews did his job and told Shanahan to put RG, or a "very" serious injury could happened, then maybe RG's knee surgery wouldn't have been necessary!!

April 7, 2013  11:40 AM ET
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Maybe you should mind your business. In today's NFL, all injuries are on the Doc.

That may be the dumbest thing you've ever said, and we're clearly grading on a curve here.

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April 7, 2013  11:44 AM ET
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Easy now!!! I never said it was Shanahan fault!!! "Read my comment #8 again"!!!! I'm putting most of the blame on Dr. Andrews!!!! He is the Skin's team doctor and is on the sidelines for every game. Dr. Andrews didn't do his job that day. I'm saying that, IMO, had Andrews did his job and told Shanahan to *put RG, or a "very" serious injury could happened, then maybe RG's knee surgery wouldn't have been necessary!!

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