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Posted: Thursday October 11, 2012 5:34PM ; Updated: Thursday October 11, 2012 5:34PM

RGIII on track to start Sunday

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Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III left the Redskins' last game in the third quarter with what the team called a "mild concussion."
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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is still on track to start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Griffin - who suffered a concussion last Sunday during a 24-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons - looked "good" in practice Thursday.

Shanahan says "there didn't look like there was any setback."

Griffin was a limited participant in the Redskins' practice Thursday, and Shanahan says the No. 2 overall pick missed only a couple plays during the session. G Griffin went through the NFL's concussion protocol and was cleared to return to Wednesday's practice. His participation Wednesday was also limited.

Quarterbacks typically don't take contact during practices, so Shanahan indicated Griffin wouldn't be tested to be cleared for contact until closer to Sunday.

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