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Old 01-09-2013, 08:49 AM   #601
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Do not brink this kid back to early or we will be fuxxored all over again.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:49 AM   #602
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Please understand I'm not hating but this isn't right,6-8 months,maybe for you and me to be able to be normal again but for a football player ,a QB,and for someone who has already had this done one time before,12 to 14 months.No I'm not a dotor but I did have the surgery and I admit I'm no superman but no matter what the knee will never be the same again.
I have read on WaPo that 6-8 months is the LCL rehabilitation period, but that by no means it is ready to perform at elite athletic standards.
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Please understand I'm not hating but this isn't right,6-8 months,maybe for you and me to be able to be normal again but for a football player ,a QB,and for someone who has already had this done one time before,12 to 14 months.No I'm not a dotor but I did have the surgery and I admit I'm no superman but no matter what the knee will never be the same again.
Guess you wont be starting next year then.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:58 AM   #604
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Re: As long as RGIII is 100% for 2013 training camp...

I still wouldn't be surprised if they just shut him down for 2013. Even if he's "ready". The PR the Redskins front office takes on this is colossal. At this point, I wouldn't read anything into a 6-8 month time frame.

He'll be ready when he's ready.
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He will likely start the season on the PUP list.
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Study looks at why second ACL surgeries often fail | Newsroom | Washington University in St. Louis
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Re: As long as RGIII is 100% for 2013 training camp...

Here's a question: did RG's first ACL surgery (while he was in college) not really get the job done? Is it possible that the surgery was inadequate, and that subsequently led to a weakening of the knee which may have exacerbated the LCL injury? If that's the case, then perhaps a well done surgery this offseason will strengthen his knee to the point that it was stronger than it was his rookie year?
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To me we need to lock up Kyle ASAP. Esp if Kirk starts for awhile. Kirks best chance is with Kyle calling the shots. Can't have a new OC right now. That should be our number one priority IMO
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The torn ACL was diagnosed late Tuesday as a complete tear of the patella graft that was used to repair Griffin's torn ACL suffered at Baylor in 2009. A team source said Andrews likely will use a patella graft from Griffin's left knee to repair the most recent tear.
Griffin's recovery is projected at six to eight months, barring any setbacks, sources said. The rehabilitation plan will focus primarily on strengthening Griffin's quadriceps to help protect and help stabilize the knee, according to sources. The reconstruction of the LCL is considered a complication, but sources said Andrews informed the Redskins it should rehab well during the same six-to-eight month time frame as the ACL injury.
Under this projected time frame of surgery, recovery and rehab, Griffin should be able to participate at some level during training camp in August and be ready to open the season in September, according to the sources.
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Re: As long as RGIII is 100% for 2013 training camp...

Despite the severity of the injuries, news is not as grim as it could have been.

I really hope the team does protect their investment. Because we have a capable backup in Cousins who can only benefit from some playing time, I hope we do take a Strasburg-like approach and limit RGIII's playing time to ensure a full recovery, but at the beginning of the season. Maybe give him the first month off. We need to think long-term. We've shown we can win late in the season. I'm not saying we'd be taking the first month by playing Cousins...we can win. He'll have Morris and a fully-healthy defense including Orakpo and other key missing players.

Another consideration could be to evaluate the playbook. We should not run a limited offense solely to protect him because that would limit his potential, however running a smarter offense for the longevity of his career would be smart. Perhaps, we can limit some of the option, called-QB runs (except for in the red zone where RGIII scores every time) and run a more traditional Shanahan offense with QB rollouts where he could easily take off towards the sideline if no one is open. It's the offense Elway and Plummer excelled in and the offense that Kirk Cousins shredded Cleveland with. Cousins ran it to perfection. It opened up the passing attack. Just imagine adding in Griffin's speed (he'll get it back) into an offense that rolls the QB out. It could be just as effective as our 2012 offense but would not put Griffin in so many situations to be hit in places on the field where he can't get to the sidelines. The danger of the option plays is that even if he hands the ball off or pitches it to a RB, it's still perfectly acceptable for a defender who was pursuing him to still hit him because he has to be accountable for the QB whether he keeps the ball, pitches the ball or fakes a hand-off. Any option QB is going to get hit whether he has the ball or not and most of these hits will be in the center of the field or near the line of scrimmage.

I love the pistol formation. Griffin has the best fake hand-off I've ever seen. We need to keep using his skills and talents, but lets stop putting him in danger so much. It's smart from both a football standpoint and an investment and business angle.

If Kyle Shanahan does get plucked for a HC job somewhere else, it could actually benefit our QB if it forces Mike Shanahan to become the playcaller and he installs an offense like he's always run as I previously described. I have no doubts it would still be one of the more potent offenses in the NFL, but would present less danger for Griffin than Kyle's love for the read-option plays. Yes, they've worked. They're fun to watch and hard to stop, but they'll also shorten Griffin's career.
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The torn ACL was diagnosed late Tuesday as a complete tear of the patella graft that was used to repair Griffin's torn ACL suffered at Baylor in 2009. A team source said Andrews likely will use a patella graft from Griffin's left knee to repair the most recent tear.
Griffin's recovery is projected at six to eight months, barring any setbacks, sources said. The rehabilitation plan will focus primarily on strengthening Griffin's quadriceps to help protect and help stabilize the knee, according to sources. The reconstruction of the LCL is considered a complication, but sources said Andrews informed the Redskins it should rehab well during the same six-to-eight month time frame as the ACL injury.
Under this projected time frame of surgery, recovery and rehab, Griffin should be able to participate at some level during training camp in August and be ready to open the season in September, according to the sources.
Where are you quoting this info from?
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Kyle does not love the read option, just to be clear
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