Michael Floyd

While Griffin sits, Jackson helps Ravens secure third straight undefeated preseason, 30-20 over Redskins

While Griffin sits, Jackson helps Ravens secure third straight undefeated preseason, 30-20 over Redskins

The face of the Ravens’ roster uncertainty stood on the sideline Thursday night in his his white No. 3 jersey, ready to play but no longer needed. Robert Griffin III, out of football only a year before, had done enough.

So said coach John Harbaugh shortly before the team’s preseason finale against the Washington Redskins, with whom Griffin had ascended to superstardom as a rookie dynamo before things fell apart. First it was his knee, then his hold on the Redskins’ No. 1 job under center, then his role in a league in which his talents no longer seemed needed.

After the Ravens’ 30-20 win, their 13th straight preseason victory, it was unclear whether Griffin’s future was...

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