Originally posted on CBS DC:
AUSTIN, Texas — Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is improving and he will “be ready” to play. It’s just a matter of when.
The Washington Redskins quarterback was at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday and he told The Associated Press he’ll be ready to return play when it’s time.
“It’s doing good,” he said of his knee during a brief interview in a Capitol hallway.
Griffin won the 2011 Heisman Trophy at Baylor before the Redskins made him the No. 2 overall pick, and he led the team to the NFC East title last season and its first playoff appearance in five years. Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Griffin’s muscles are stronger than expected at this stage following January surgery to repair two knee ligaments.
Dressed in a pink tie and a dark gray three-piece suit, Griffin appeared before both chambers of the Texas Legislature…
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