Report: Robert Griffin III cleared to practice with the Browns
The Cleveland Browns have had a revolving door at quarterback this season with three different players starting a game under center. Robert Griffin III was the first to do so before landing on IR with a shoulder injury, but his return could come sooner than we thought.
According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, RG3 has been cleared to practice and will meet with the team on Wednesday to determine a course of action.
Griffin injured his non-throwing shoulder in Week 1, seemingly ending his season after just one start. In that game, he completed 12 of 26 passes for 190 yards and an interception. His season was thought to be in jeopardy following the injury, but there was a slight chance he could return before the year was over.
It’s unlikely he’ll be ready to go for this week’s game given the circumstances — he still would need to be the designated one and only player the team can remove from injured reserve — and his need to practice. However, it wouldn’t be a complete surprise to see him return just before the Browns’ Week 13 bye against the Giants.
I'm told #Browns QB Robert Griffin has been cleared by doctors to practice. He's set to meet with the team today to determine next steps.
— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) November 16, 2016