BEREA, Ohio — Robert Griffin III has a fractured bone in his left shoulder and will skip during slightest a subsequent 8 games for a Cleveland Browns, a group announced Monday.
Griffin was placed on harmed reserve; if he is designated as a team’s actor to return, he could lapse to use in 6 weeks, though he contingency skip a smallest of 8 games. Browns manager Hue Jackson was asked if Griffin is finished for a season.
“No, we consider he’ll be designated for IR,” Jackson said. “We’ll get an event to see where he is 4 weeks from now and go from there.”
Though medicine is not immediately compulsory on a fractured coracoid bone, a group pronounced Griffin’s shoulder will not be re-evaluated for 3 to 4 weeks. The beginning he could lapse would be Nov. 10 during Baltimore.
Jackson pronounced a group is carefree medicine will not be indispensable during all.
“But we don’t consider we’ll know until we get an event to weigh him again,” Jackson said.
“It wasn’t as if he was perplexing to take on a defender during a hasten or anything like that,” Jackson said. “It was only unequivocally unfortunate. These things occur in football, and we’ll pierce forward.”
Griffin pronounced Sunday he did not see Mills and that he was perplexing to strengthen himself. Jackson pronounced Mills was out of end on a tackle, though it seemed when he and Griffin initial done strike that Mills was right on a corner of a sideline.
“I consider [Griffin] was so tighten to a sideline that we would consider we could run out and be OK,” Jackson said. “I don’t consider he saw a man during all until a unequivocally final second.”
The strike was significant, and Griffin was checked on a sideline. At one point, trainers took Griffin’s helmet away, though he assured a medical staff he could return. He went behind for a final 3 plays of a game, handing a round off 3 times.
Griffin differently struggled in a opener, completing 12-of-26 for 190 yards with 0 touchdowns and 1 interception (on a sloping pass). The Browns had 3 drops and one bobbled catch, though 102 of Griffin’s yards came on dual low passes. On other throws, he was 10-for-24 for 88 yards.
Griffin’s damage puts Josh McCown behind on a field. The Browns kept a 37-year-old McCown for this insurance. Griffin has had injuries via his NFL career, and when he runs, a risk increases.
Jackson pronounced a Browns primarily will go with a guys they have — McCown and rookie Cody Kessler, with rookie Kevin Hogan of Stanford on a use squad. Jackson quipped that his knowledge in Oakland in 2011, when he mislaid Jason Campbell taught him not to make a trade. That was a deteriorate a Raiders gave adult first- and second-round picks for Carson Palmer, a trade that did not out good for them.
Cleveland will face Baltimore in Week 2 on Sunday.
McCown faced a Ravens twice final season, throwing for 457 yards in an overtime win in Baltimore and afterwards completing 21-for-28 before violation his collarbone in a barbarous “Kick Six” diversion in Cleveland.
“I consider we have to have quarterbacks on your football group that can play,” Jackson said. “That’s since we keep Josh here since he knows how to play and he’s been in this joining and understands a offense and what we’re perplexing to accomplish.
“It’s hapless that this happened to Robert, though it is comforting to know that we have a man that has played in NFL games and knows how to conduct games and play a diversion and play within a system.”
Browns far-reaching receiver Andrew Hawkins feels bad for Griffin though knows a group contingency pierce on.
“Super unfortunate. It’s tough to take that quarrel out of an contestant that done his name being that form of competitor,” he pronounced of Griffin. “Going brazen we will have full certainty in what Josh brings to a table. He’s unequivocally been one of a leaders on a football group and we don’t expect a drop-off.”
Information from ESPN’s Josina Anderson was used in this report.