RGIII sent to locker room after hit vs Falcons, checked for concussion

Sunday October 7th, 2012

The leader of the Washington Redskins' rejuvenation is now dealing with the first significant injury of his professional career. Quarterback Robert Griffin III left Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons after taking a hard hit from Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.

Griffin had a gash on his chin and was given stitches on the sideline before being taken to the locker room. Multiple reports from the game indicate he will be given a exam for concussion symptoms by team trainers. Kirk Cousins replaced Griffin at quarterback.


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