Report: Robert Griffin III Will Likely Sit Out Entire Preseason

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Robert Griffin III may have been cleared to practice Monday, but according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, it seems unlikely that he will be able to test out his surgically-repaired knee during the preseason.

From Schefter:

[Mike] Shanahan, who put Griffin through an extensive workout Monday after team doctors cleared his return to practice, would not specifically address questions of whether Griffin would play this summer. But sources who know the coach expressed pessimism Griffin would return in the preseason.

One Redskins front-office member said Washington will not want to subject Griffin to any hits this summer. Shanahan also was known in Denver to be cautious with players coming off major injuries.

The Redskins' first preseason game is nearly two weeks away on Aug. 8 against the Titans in Nashville. 

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