In the absence of a sexier storyline, the media (yes, us, too) have paid heavy notice to Robert Griffin III's thoughts about his recovery plan.
Griffin -- as he's wont to do -- spoke honestly during a Monday morning news conference, expressing his frustration with the process laid out by the Washington Redskins. When coach Mike Shanahan told reporters in his own news conference there was "no possibility" RGIII would play a preseason game, "conflict" was born.
Except there really isn't any. Griffin tweeted Monday that everything was cool with Shanahan. Not satisfied with social media, Griffin invaded a Tuesday press conference to reiterate the same message.
"I just needed to address something that was said, or something that's been going along in the media since I had my press conference yesterday," Griffin told a room of surprised reporters. "I just want everybody to know if there's any questions about if there's a rift between me and coach or if there's a conflict, there is no conflict. Coach is coach. I'm the player. Coach has a plan, and I'm abiding by that plan."
Was it necessary? Not really. Then again, it's easy to understand why Griffin felt he had to speak up. That's who he is.
Everything else is just noise.
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