Who do you believe?
That’s the huge question with the Redskins, as WR Pierre Garcon said Tuesday on ESPN that Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III WON’T play Sunday vs the Browns.
Then you have RG3’s father, who told Jim Corbette of USA Today on Tuesday that his son WILL start Sunday against the Browns.
So – whose telling the truth, and you are betting on to be correct?
The rookie quarterback’s sprained right knee, suffered late in Sunday’s overtime win against the Ravens, has improved enough that the dynamic Redskins leader told his dad he intends to play in a bid to lead the Redskins to the postseason for the first time since 2007.
“He’s doing great,” Robert Griffin II said. “He definitely said he plans to start. I haven’t seen him (the last two days). But he told me (today) everything has gone well.”
Griffin, who sat out one play against the Ravens, then returned for four more until the pain proved too great, said the sprained right collateral ligament stiffened Sunday night. But after some mild swelling, the knee has responded.
“He’s doing rehabilitation as far as the impact pain working with that,” Griffin’s dad said. “Monday he said he felt really good. Today he felt better. Every day he’s getting better. Monday he had no problems and throughout the workout, he had no problems.”
Griffin’s father laughed when told that he and his wife raised one tough quarterback.
“Hopefully, he’ll let the running back do all the running,” Griffin II said. “I was with him, so I knew he was OK. There was some immediate swelling. But they took care of the pain management.”