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Redskins' Robert Griffin III cleared to practice

Redskins' Robert Griffin III cleared to practice

Robert Griffin III has passed a major test toward his goal of playing in Week 1 of the NFL season, getting the go-ahead from the team doctors days before the Washington Redskins open training camp.

"Doctors cleared me to practice. Coach is going to ease me in," Griffin announced Monday on Twitter.

The two sentences represent hurdles past and future. Even though Griffin says he has the medical clearance after recovering from torn knee ligaments, it is now up to Coach Mike Shanahan to determine how often and how vigorously Griffin practices when the Redskins...

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