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RGIII questionable, expected to play

Robert Griffin III is listed as questionable on the Redskins' injury report, but after practicing fully on Friday it's likely that he'll start. RGIII, who was concussed last week, said he's felt good every day this week so he's not worried about any lingering symptoms.
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