Twitter Reacts to RG3's Knee Injury

Nick KostoraContributor IIIDecember 9, 2012

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 09:  Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is attended to on the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Baltimore Ravens at FedExField on December 9, 2012 in Landover, Maryland. The Washington Redskins defeated the Baltimore Ravens 31-28 in overtime.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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The dark cloud of an injury to Robert Griffin III loomed over the Washington Redskins 31-28 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 14.

Backup Kirk Cousins filled in admirably, throwing a touchdown passe and converting a subsequent two-point conversion. Still, the focus is one the health of RG3.

Twitter was a buzz during the game and immediately following it. Suddenly everyone became either a doctor or Nostradamus as predictions flew in from every direction.

Let's filter through the heap of tweets and find the most relevant information about RG3's injury:



Robert Griffin III slow to get up, limping on the field. Being helped by 2 teammates

— Will Brinson (@willbrinson) December 9, 2012



DC Drama!! Kirk Cousins replaces an injured Robert Griffin III and leads @redskins to TD and 2-point conversion to tie @ravens 28-28.

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 9, 2012



#Redskins RT @danhellie .@rgiii called hit a freak play. Said it was a painful experience. "Prayerfully, I'll be all right."

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) December 9, 2012



#Redskins QB Robert Griffin III addresses media, says "I wanted them to know I wanted to go back in and I did"

— Redskins (@Redskins) December 9, 2012



Incredible bittersweet comeback win by the RG3-less Skins over fading Ravens. Sure hope his knee isn't as bad as looked. But way to go, Kirk

— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) December 9, 2012



#Redskins can report what they want about RG3's knee. No one will know before an MRI is done.

— Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) December 9, 2012



Washington won, 31-28, but RG3 is all anyone's talking about. GIF of the gnarly knee injury:

— Jason McIntyre (@TheBigLead) December 9, 2012



RG3 spoke w/ Sal Paolantonio about knee injury after Redskins win: "Shouldn't be ACL. I know what that feels like. I'll be all right."

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 9, 2012


So proud of my guys!!!! We defined what a team win is today. Thank you for your prayers and positive vibes

— Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) December 9, 2012