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           === Shanahan: Griffin will likely be game-day decision ===
 
 Ashburn,  VA (Sports Network) - Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin
 III  will likely  be  a game-day  decision for  Sunday's  contest against  the
 Cleveland Browns, according to head coach Mike Shanahan.
 
 Griffin,  who suffered  a Grade I sprain of the lateral collateral ligament in
 his  right  knee during the fourth  quarter of Sunday's 31-28 overtime triumph
 over the Ravens, practiced for a second straight day on Thursday.
 
 After  participating in  non-contact  drills during  Wednesday's session,  the
 rookie  sensation looked  better  in Thursday's  session.  Shanahan said  that
 Griffin "looked more comfortable" on Thursday.
 
 Fellow  rookie  Kirk Cousins  would draw  his first career  start in the event
 Griffin  is held  out. The  2012  fourth-round pick  took over  for a  hobbled
 Griffin against the Ravens and threw a touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon with 29
 seconds left in regulation to bring the Redskins within 28-26, then ran in the
 subsequent conversion attempt to force overtime.
 
 "I  don't know  yet," Shanahan said when asked who would start at quarterback.
 "We'll  get a  chance to see how  Robert progresses during the week, and we'll
 make a decision probably on game day."
 
 Griffin  has  started  every  game  this  season  for  Washington,  which  has
 vaulted  back  into  playoff  contention  in  the  NFC  by  ripping  off  four
 consecutive  victories, and is presently tied with New England's Tom Brady for
 the  NFL lead  with  a 104.2  passer  rating. The  22-year-old  also tops  all
 quarterbacks with 748 rushing yards and has thrown for 18 touchdowns with just
 four interceptions while completing 66.4 percent of his attempts.
 
 The  2011 Heisman  Trophy  recipient  has been  particularly  good during  the
 Redskins'  current  unbeaten run, having  amassed 10 touchdown passes and only
 one interception along with a 68.5 percent completion rate over that stretch.
 
 
 
 
 
 12/13 15:03:33 ET