RGIII does not need surgery

A check-up on Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III revealed that a broken coracoid bone in his shoulder is healing and, barring any setbacks, he will not require surgery according to Jeff Darlington of ESPN. Griffin has been on the injured reserve since suffering the injury during the final plays of the Week 1 contest against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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He is eligible to return Nov. 10 after missing eight games. The Baylor product was 12-of-26 for 190 yards and an interception before going down with the injury. The Browns signed him to a two-year deal worth $15 million in March. It is unknown whether he will be able to take the starting position away from rookie Cody Kessler when he returns.

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