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RG3 will be re-examined Monday


RG3 will be re-examined Monday

The Redskins home losing streak grew to eight games after Sundays 24-17 loss to the undefeated Falcons.

The immediate concern in the locker room, though, was not the defeat or the teams inexplicable struggles at FedEx Field. It was the condition of quarterback Robert Griffin III, who left the game in the third quarter with a concussion.

At that time, when he wasnt really sure what the score was or what the quarter was, we knew he had a mild concussion, at least according to the doctors, Coach Mike Shanahan said. He feels good right now. A lot better right now. But thats why he didnt go back into the game.

Griffin did not speak to reporters per NFL policy.

Griffin did however send an update via his twitter account.

Team spokesman Tony Wyllie said Griffin was evaluated in the locker room by an independent neurologist, who determined that the quarterback had sustained a concussion.

Griffin was headed home, Wyllie said, and would be reexamined Monday morning in accordance to the NFL protocol regarding concussions. Griffin must pass baseline test and be cleared by an independent neurologist before returning to the practice field.

Wyllie also said that Griffin would not be examined again Sunday night and that there would be no further updates from the team until Monday.

Griffin also was treated for a laceration on his chin that he suffered on the same violent hit by Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.

Hopefully hes okay, said running back Alfred Morris, who had not yet spoken to Griffin. He a tough guy. Hopefully hell be back next week.

Weatherspoon added: It was just one of those bang-bang plays. He got outside, kept going, and it happened so fast when we hit each other. Unfortunately, he went out of the game. But hopefully hes doing good.

Shanahan is scheduled to address reporters at 3 p.m. Monday.

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Redskins vs. Giants Live Updates: Scores, stats, highlights, analysis

Redskins vs. Giants Live Updates: Scores, stats, highlights, analysis

The Redskins head to New York City on Sunday afternoon to take on NFC East rivals Giants at MetLife Stadium with the Redskins looking for their first win of the season.

The Giants enter the Week 3 matchup with a 2-0 record, having defeated the Cowboys 20-19 in Week 1 and the Saints 16-13 in Week 2. 

The Redskins and Giants are set to kickoff at 1:00 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on FOX. CSN Mid-Atlantic is providing live updates of the game, with stats, highlights and analysis.

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11:50 a.m.  — The Redskins announced the list of players who will be inactive for the Giants game. DeSean Jackson and Trent Williams will be in uniform. Josh Doctson will not be in uniform. That is sonewhat a surprise. 

11:55 a.m. — Jackson has some solid career numbers against the Giants. He has 56 receptions for 921 yards and five TDs. He also had this little beauty. 

Noon — Only an hour away from kickoff. Odell Beckham Jr. is ready for his rematch against Josh Norman.  

12:05 p.m. — Speaking of Norman, you can expect the Redskins' star cornerback to be flanked on Beckham for the entire game.

12:10 p.m. — Also, FOX's Jay Glazer is reporting that Beckham was fined for an illegal hit on a Saitns cornerback last week. Since he was suspended one game following his game-long melee with Norman last season, any tussling today would result in a more serious suspension. 

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Redskins vs. Giants inactives: Jackson, Williams both active against GIants

Redskins vs. Giants inactives: Jackson, Williams both active against GIants

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—The Redskins will not have good health as an excuse to point to if they fall to the New York Giants.

The two major players on the offense who spent some time being limited or out of practice during the week, T Trent Williams (knee) and WR DeSean Jackson(knee/ankle), are both active and will start today.

DL Kendall Reyes (groin) was listed as out on the report and he is indeed inactive.

The other inactive players for Washington:

  • QB Nate Sudfeld
  • OL Arie Kouandjio
  • WR Josh Doctson
  • DL Willie Lanier
  • CB Kendall Reyes
  • LB Martrell Spaight

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