Robert Griffin of the Cleveland Browns
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After only one game, the newly acquired and often injured Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III has been placed on injured reserve.

The news comes Monday after RG3 went down with a shoulder injury.

"Griffin suffered a fractured coracoid bone in his left shoulder during the Browns 29-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles," according to USA Today. He's expected to miss at least eight games, which would have him back in the saddle in week 10 when the Browns face the Baltimore Ravens.


"It’s very unfortunate. Robert came in and has worked extremely hard to learn our offense and earn the respect of his teammates," Browns coach Hue Jackson said in a release viewed by the newspaper. Jackson said that he believed Griffin was trying to do the right thing late in the fourth quarter by running out of bounds, when he was hit.

"This is a tough loss because everyone has seen how invested he has been in this team and his dedication to the work needed to improve his craft," Jackson said.

Before leaving the game, Griffin was 12 for 26 with zero touchdowns, USA Today reports.

Read more at USA Today.

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