RGIII still appears on target for Week 1

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All signs point to Robert Griffin III being ready for Week 1, but the Washington Redskins' quarterback has yet to be cleared for action.

NFL.com's Jeff Darlington reported that Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, general manager Bruce Allen and team owner Dan Snyder met with Dr. James Andrews on Monday to talk about RG3's recovery process.

"I did talk with Dr. Andrews before the game," Shanahan told reporters after Monday's preseason win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. "He feels great about Robert's progress."

Fantasy Impact: 

The story said that Andrews is going to re-evaluate RGIII after the Tampa game and then will make a decision, at least from his perspective, where he's at. If there is no setback, Shanahan thinks (RG3 will) be ready. Andrews also feels it's not necessary to play him in the preseason. The article said Griffin put on a display during Monday's pregame warm-ups. Seven months removed from major reconstructive knee surgery, RG3 cycled through full-speed dropbacks and ran a 50-yard sprint in front of Andrews. RGIII is supposed to wear a knee brace this season, which will likely limit him a bit, but he's falling to the seventh round or so in a lot of drafts.

Filed Under: 2013, Preseason