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Redskins | Robert Griffin at higher risk for third ACL tear

Rick Wright, professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at Washington University's School of Medicine, said Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III (knee) is statistically more at risk of suffering a third anterior cruciate ligament tear than he was a second ACL tear. Wright said the failure rate of a second ACL reconstruction is 13 to 15 percent while the failure rate of a first ACL reconstruction is five to eight percent.

2013-01-18 13:34:18 | Source: The Washington Times - Rich Campbell

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