2012 Washington Redskins: Week 5

Griffin injured in Washington’s loss to Atlanta

Washington loses quarterback Robert Griffin III to a third-quarter hit to the head and Kirk Cousins comes in to throw a touchdown and two late interceptions.

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

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Meriweather’s knee injury to keep him sidelined four more weeks

Meriweather’s knee injury to keep him sidelined four more weeks

Safety hasn't played all season and will be out until November. The Redskins also could have tackle Jammal Brown back after their bye.

Robert Griffin III is resting and undergoing tests Monday

Rookie QB will take a cardio test on a treadmill Tuesday

Redskins to work out three kickers on Tuesday

Redskins to work out three kickers on Tuesday

The Washington Redskins will workout three free agent kickers on Tuesday following back-to-back weeks of struggles for Billy Cundiff, a person with knowledge of the Redskins’ deliberations confirmed.

Independent neurologist must clear Robert Griffin III to practice and play

Independent neurologist must clear Robert Griffin III to practice and play

Rookie quarterback must follow steps prescribed by the NFL to be cleared to practice and play.

Robert Griffin III ‘seemed fine’ to teammates Monday morning

Robert Griffin III ‘seemed fine’ to teammates Monday morning

Rookie QB was at team headquarters Monday morning and appeared to be doing well, according to teammates.

Redskins improve, still learning

Their 2-3 record should improve with experience.

Nats set D.C. baseball ratings record

Nats set D.C. baseball ratings record

Washington's first MLB playoff game since 1933 is the Nationals' highest-rated local TV broadcast.

Chris Cooley on Adam Carriker: ‘I though he was going to pile drive me.’

Once upon a time, the former teammates had a little misunderstanding over wrestling.

Five observations from Redskins-Falcons game

Five observations from Redskins-Falcons game

Robert Griffin III needs to throw the ball away; Ryan Kerrigan shines.

Defense limits big plays, but again comes up short

Defense limits big plays, but again comes up short

After weeks of getting torched by numerous big plays a game, the Washington Redskins’ defense did a better job in that department despite facing an Atlanta Falcons offense that boasted an abundance of weapons. The Redskins still lost, however, and their defensive players were again left wanting.

How worried are you about Robert Griffin III’s concussion?

How worried are you about Robert Griffin III’s concussion?

Robert Griffin says he'll play next week after missing a good portion of the Falcons game with a concussion. Are you worried it'll become an ongoing thing?

RGIII’s concussion, in images

RGIII’s concussion, in images

A collection of terrifying images showing Robert Griffin III getting his first serious NFL injury

Griffin expects to play for Redskins next week

Griffin expects to play for Redskins next week

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III expects to pass through testing for lingering concussion symptoms this week and play next Sunday against the Vikings.

Mike Shanahan unsure of Redskins’ next move at kicker

Coach expressed disappointment in kicker Billy Cundiff, who missed a 31-yard field goal for the second consecutive week

Nats top Redskins on Post.com homepage

Nats top Redskins on Post.com homepage

If you want to see something weird, check out the front of Washingtonpost.com right now.

Redskins-Falcons best and worst

Redskins-Falcons best and worst

Best and worst from the Redskins 24-17 loss to the Falcons

NFL will look into Redskins’ release of info about Griffin’s concussion

NFL will look into Redskins’ release of info about Griffin’s concussion

Team announced during Sunday's game that the rookie QB was "shaken up" and his return was questionable.

Redskins-Falcons jersey fouls

Redskins-Falcons jersey fouls

Some fans came dressed to impress. Others did not.

Griffin knocked out of the game

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered a blow to the head in the third quarter of his team’s matchup with the Atlanta Falcons and had to leave the game.