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RG3 reportedly suffers torn LCL; surgeon says return for next season 'not the norm'

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"It was reported Tuesday that Dr. Andrews will surgically repair Griffin's lateral collateral ligament in his right knee, which he tore in Sunday's wild-card loss against the Seattle Seahawks. The surgery is scheduled for Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. Dr. Andrews will determine then if Griffin's anterior cruciate ligament needs to be repaired as well. Michael Jablonski, a former team physician for the Orlando Magic, said he tells patients who have injuries similar to Griffin's to expect eight to 12 months to return to play, and more than that to feel as strong and stable as before the injury.

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