It was obvious Sunday that Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III wasn't his typical dynamic self against the Seattle Seahawks. In fact, it became so apparent to Seattle coach Pete Carroll that Griffin's sprained knee was slowing him down that the Seahawks revised their defensive scheme.
“If you noticed it earlier, when rushing the passer, everyone was worried about him getting out and containing him,” Carroll said. “After we saw what he was doing and how he was moving, I tried to encourage the guys to not be worried about [Griffin] breaking containment and running like crazy. It was more like a normal quarterback back there."
Griffin finished 10 of 19 for just 84 yards and two scores. He rushed only five times for 21 yards before leaving the game for good late in the fourth quarter.
“He's a hell of a player,” Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said. “He is one of the best players I've ever seen. He presents a lot of challenges. I'm sure if he were 100 percent, it would have been a different game.”
The extent of Griffin's injury is not yet known.
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