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Shanahan Says RG3 Will Start For Redskins

143955954 Shanahan Says RG3 Will Start For Redskins

Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins drops back during the Washington Redskins rookie minicamp on May 6, 2012 in Ashburn, Virginia. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS SPORTS) – In quite possibly the most anti-climatic news since the Redskins selected quarterback Robert Griffin III with the second-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, head coach Mike Shanahan announced Sunday that RG3 will be listed No. 1 on the depth chart when the team reconvenes next week for OTAs. “He’s the starter, period,” Shanahan said at the conclusion of the Redskins’ three-day rookie minicamp. The head coach added that it’s one of the few times he’s excited about the three quarterbacks he has on the roster. The other two: veteran Rex Grossman and the Redskins’ other 2012 draftee, fourth-rounder Kirk Cousins.

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