Griffin also was elected a team captain by Redskins players last season. They gave Griffin the honor last November, a little more than halfway through his rookie season. Shanahan said then that he could not recall a rookie ever being elected a captain on one of his teams previously.
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● Mike Jones joins Post Sports Live.
● The next Redskins to hold news conferences are Mike Shanahan and Griffin after practice on Wednesday.
● The NFL season kicks off in two days, with the Ravens in Denver on Thursday night.
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