Robert Griffin III says he's '100 percent', is a must-start in fantasy despite Week 1 struggles

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Robert Griffin III says he's "100 percent" after Week 1. We break down the fantasy implications.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says that he was "100 percent" healthy in Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles. Griffin said that he "feels good" following the game as well, according to Mike Vandermause of

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Griffin didn't play a snap in the preseason and only returned to full team practice in the days leading up to the Redskins' opener. He certainly looked rusty against the NFC East rival Eagles, though he did manage to throw for 329 yards and two touchdowns. Of course, he also had two interceptions, and had 19 incompletions on 49 pass attempts.

Griffin didn't look especially comfortable in the pocket, and he didn't look great carrying the ball either, though he did rush five times for 24 yards. In the end, the Redskins lost to the Eagles, 33-27.

Fantasy Impact: When Griffin says he's 100 percent, he's obviously talking about his leg. He didn't disqualify himself from being rusty for the opener, and that's a viable excuse. He didn't appear to suffer any setbacks to the injury or anything like that, so smart money is on him improving as he gets more game time. He's a must-start, of course.

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