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LANDOVER, Md. – Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III left the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a left ankle injury.
Griffin was hurt while making an acrobatic, leaping, across-the-body throw near the sideline while being pursued by linebacker Paul Posluszny. Griffin landed awkwardly on the ankle as he finished the throw and then tumbled out of bounds. The pass was caught by DeSean Jackson for an 11-yard gain.
Griffin's leg was placed in a splint. He waved, saluted and gave a thumbs-up signal to the crowd as he was carted along the sideline and down the players' tunnel.
Kirk Cousins replaced Griffin and threw a touchdown pass two plays later.
But Jackson hurt his left shoulder and walked to the locker room. The team announced his status as questionable.
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