The NFLPA launched an informal inquiry this week but decided that a formal probe was not needed.
“The quality of medical care [Griffin] ultimately received is only one part of this,” the union’s medical director, Thom Mayer,
in a written statement.
Griffin appeared to re-injure his knee in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the
"There was no way I was coming out of that game," Griffin said.
According to reports, the NFLPA also was seeking information about Griffin's initial knee injury, which occurred in a Dec. 9 game against the
Dr. James Andrews, who is on the sidelines for Redskins games, told
The NFLPA said that the Redskins and Andrews were "gracious, generous and timely" in providing information needed for its report.
"Playing through pain is a harsh reality of our business and our union will always hold the League and the clubs accountable to the best medical care," NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with Robert as he recovers from his surgery and we hope he returns to full strength."
Griffin had surgery Wednesday in Florida to repair tears of the lateral collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in his right knee.