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Lots of speculation RG3 has a torn ACL

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Zordon, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Which is why you do not run your QB that much in the NFL they end up broke
     
  2. Cowboys22

    Cowboys22 Well-Known Member

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    This is total BS. When was the last time you heard they had to go in to determine if an ACL was damaged? I don't buy this story one bit. They know the ACL is torn but don't want the news out there until the story dies down a bit. He had an MRI four weeks ago and they could determine the damage. Old scar tissue wasn't an issue then. My bet is they see the damage to the ACL but don't want to announce it yet.
     
  3. newlander

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    ....Give this man a CIGAR....seriously I am totally convinced you are right: they're covering their butts, especially Shanny who blew it. Kirk Cousins will be their qB for most of next year:RG3 tore that ACL too, almost guarantee it: hope I'm wrong: good kid who made a mistake, shouldn't have to pay that much for it IMO.
     
  4. slaga

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    You do realize Griffin was injured both times when he was scrambling from the pocket don't you? He has not been injured, at least with the Skins, on designed runs. The Skins OL does not do a good job blocking for a pocket passer.
     
  5. muck4doo

    muck4doo Least-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Silly skin fans support their team destroying their franchise QB. There is a reason your team will never have nice things.
     
  6. Cowboys22

    Cowboys22 Well-Known Member

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    So what? The more he runs, the more he is exposed to a hit. It doesn't matter if it is a scramble or a designed run. The fact that his injuries this year came on scrambles doesn't mean he is impervious to getting hurt on a designed run.
     
  7. snowrider

    snowrider New Member

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    Shanahan is an idiot
     
  8. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Chris Mortensen ‏@mortreport
    Redskins QB Robert Griffin III will undergo total reconstruction of knee for complete tear of ACL and LCL. Recovery projection: 6-8 mos.
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  9. crazytown41

    crazytown41 Well-Known Member

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    Wow! this is worse than they thought.
     
  10. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    It is. You can tell with a manual manipulation when the ACL is gone. You could almost tell from the video that his tore the ACL completely. I know they're claiming it's a partial tear of both, but I have a hard time believing it's not a full ACL construction ahead of him.

    It's a pain, but the repair should actually make the knee as strong as it was before when it comes to his lateral movement. It's just the distraction and the time getting the musculature build back up, and then the mental hurdle of trusting the repaired leg again. I'm sure he'll be back and a thorn in our side at some point next season.
     
  11. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    I have a good amount of experience with how radiology doctors read MRI's. There's no doubt in my mind that they would've been able to tell the severity of the tear from just the scan. They are just buying some time.
     
  12. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    6 to 8 months seems rather quick. time will tell. the guy wont last more than another 5 to 6 years if he doesn't become more of a pocket passer.


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  13. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    I'll be shocked if he makes it back in 6-8 months from total reconstruction.
     
  14. DallasInDC

    DallasInDC Well-Known Member

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    Me too, especially since it is the second repair to the ACL. If they rush him back just because AP recovered in that time frame, they are setting him up for a career inhibiting/ending 3rd ACL tear...IMHO.
     
  15. slaga

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    I am saying he is more apt to get hit as a pocket passer behind the Skins OL than he is on a designed run. From watching him this year, RG3 has a tendency to get out of bounds or slide on designed runs and is more agressive and takes more chances when he scrambles. I don't have a problem with a handful of runs a game as long as he slides or gets out of bounds and avoids any unnecessary contact. He needs to learn to slide sooner so the defensive player has a chance to slow up. He waits too long before he slides right now IMO.

    He is a rookie and will learn I hope. If not, I agree that he will not last.
     
  16. hornitosmonster

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    From Mike an Mike

    Not only is it a tear but a reconstruction of a previous tear. Yes...this is the second time the knee has blown out and it most likely will not come back as strong or better than ever (ESPN Doctor). It is a possibility that it will never heal properly. He said do not expect an AP type of miracle since that is the extreme exception and not the norm. Said something like 3/4 of NFLers with this type of injury never return.
     
  17. crazytown41

    crazytown41 Well-Known Member

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    Think that doctor was just being melodramatic for the show. Dr.Andrews is the best of the best and ACL surgeries have gone a long way
     
  18. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Here's to wishing RG3 a speedy and full recovery from whatever is wrong with his knee. He's a high character young man, it's a shame this happened to him. I believe he's young enough to make a full recovery, Shanahan must change the offensive philosophy if they want this kid to be there longer than a few years...
     
  19. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    Agree. But you must realize this is more than just a tear. This is a blowout of a previously repaired tear.
     
  20. fifaguy

    fifaguy Well-Known Member

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    Two acl injuries of the same knee 3 years apart. Worse damage then the first time?
     

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