RGIII enters for Redskins after Colt McCoy leaves with neck injury

Sunday December 14th, 2014

Robert Griffin III took over at quarterback for the Washington Redskins against the New York Giants on Sunday after Colt McCoy left the game with a neck injury.

McCoy, who is questionable to return, also left last week's game with a neck strain. Griffin then replaced him in the fourth quarter, throwing for 33 yards on 3-of-4 passing. 

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Griffin came in against the Giants in the first quarter, with Washington down 7-3. He completed his first six passes for 75 yards, including a 9-yard touchdown pass to Chris Thompson to give Washington a 10-7 lead. McCoy completed 4-of-7 passes for 39 yards before his injury.

Griffin, who last started a game on Nov. 23, has thrown for 902 yards and two touchdowns with three interceptions this season. He missed six games due to a dislocated ankle before returning, then was benched in favor of McCoy after a loss to the San Francisco 49ers

- Molly Geary

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