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Griffin (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.
Griffin posted a decent line in his first game back last week, but with his game legs back underneath him and a prime matchup against the Bucs on tap, he looks like one of the better quarterback options available in Week 11. Tampa ranks next-to-last against the pass this season.
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Griffin was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Washington's official site reports.
Following Griffin's return to the field in Week 9 and Washington's bye week, an unhinged practice is the best possible scenario for his long-term outlook. He managed 251 yards on 18-of-28 passing, with one touchdown and an interception in the aforementioned contest, but a more fruitful outing could be on the docket Sunday against a Buccaneers defense that has given up at least 300 yards passing and/or two-plus touchdown throws in five of the past seven games.
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Griffin (ankle) completed 18 of 28 passes for 251 yards, with one touchdown and one interception Sunday against the Vikings, while also adding 24 rushing yards on seven carries.
Playing in his first game since suffering a dislocated ankle in Week 2 against the Jaguars, Griffin was understandably rusty, but still managed to complete passes to seven different receivers, led by DeSean Jackson, who had four catches on seven targets for 120 yards and a touchdown. One important piece is that Griffin didn't suffer any additional damage to his ankle, and he will get an extended rest as the Redskins are off in Week 10 before taking on the Bucs in Week 11, a team that is allowing the second-most passing yards per game this season.
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Griffin (ankle) is active and will start Sunday against Minnesota, Zac Boyer of the Washington Times reports.
The Vikings have been good against the pass this season, especially at pressuring opposing quarterbacks, so it's not an ideal landing spot for Griffin in his first game back. He's available if you need him, but if you have a comparable option, it's probably best to give Griffin a week or so to get back into game shape before getting him back in your lineup.
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Griffin (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against Minnesota.
Griffin is ready to return to the field after practicing fully all week, and the Washington coaching staff has made clear that Griffin is the team's starter despite the Colt McCoy-led upset over Dallas on Monday. While Griffin is an intriguing fantasy option now that he's back on the field, it's worth noting that the Vikings possess one of the league's most intimidating and athletic pass rushes.
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Head coach Jay Gruden said following Friday's practice that the Redskins "have every intention" to start Griffin (ankle) in Sunday's game against the Vikings.
Griffin made it through practice this week without setback, and it appears he will start Sunday for the first time since Week 2. Gruden did not provide any details regarding Griffin's usage this week, but fantasy owners should be aware that he will be facing a Vikings squad that has allowed opposing quarterbacks to run for just 11 yards on 14 carries through eight games.
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Mike Jones of the Washington Post relays that Griffin (ankle) -- who practiced fully Wednesday -- looked sharp during individual and one-on-one portions of Thursday's practice.
Both ESPN.com and NFL.com are reporting that Griffin is in line to start Sunday's game against the Vikings, while the Washington Post suggests that such an outcome precludes any setbacks and may not be finalized until later this week. In any case, things are trending toward Griffin seeing his first game action since Week 2, though his status continues to be worth monitoring in advance of Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff.
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Griffin (ankle) will start for the Redskins Sunday against the Vikings, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.
Griffin participated fully in Wednesday's practice, and has been able to log work on the practice field for just over a week now. He emerged from the day of work feeling good, and will therefore take over the reigns as the starter, delegating Colt McCoy to a backup role. Griffin will continue to log practice reps on Thursday and Friday, but those reps should be almost exclusively with the first-team offense.
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Griffin (ankle) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports.
Since returning to practice last Wednesday, Griffin's rapid progress is aiding the belief that he'll be able to return Sunday at Minnesota. Once he finds comfort in the pocket, he'll likely receive the all clear from team doctors, which could occur by week's end. Colt McCoy's performance Monday in Dallas -- 25-of-30 passing for 299 yards, one interception, and one rushing touchdown -- provides a fair fallback option, but coach Jay Gruden may soon have Washington's franchise cornerstone at his disposal.
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Griffin (ankle) is "very, very, very close" to being cleared for game action, according to coach Jay Gruden, The Washington Post reports.
Griffin returned as a limited participant during practice last week, but fell just short of being able to play in Monday's win over the Redskins. While coach Gruden expects Wednesday's practice to be more of a walk-through, the Redskins' team doctors reportedly just need to deem Griffin comfortable enough in the pocket in order to grant him the ability to play. Nonetheless, it appears Griffin stands a favorable chance of being cleared for Sunday's game against the Vikings, although his status will still need to be tracked for confirmation one way or another.