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Redskins change course, will sit quarterback Robert Griffin III (concussion) vs. Ravens

Redskins change course, will sit quarterback Robert Griffin III (concussion) vs. Ravens

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday's preseason game against the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play. In a statement released Friday by the Redskins, NFL independent neurologist Robert Kurtzke is quoted that Griffin “should be held from game play this weekend and be retested in one [to] two weeks before a firm conclusion to return to game play can be made.” Griffin left the Aug. 20 preseason game against the Detroit Lions with what Redskins coach Jay Gruden said afterward was a concussion. The Redskins announced Thursday that Griffin had been cleared to play this weekend. ...

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