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The Washington Redskins, languishing in last place in the NFL's weak NFC East division, will not play quarterback Robert Griffin III for the remainder of the season. Embattled Redskins coach Mike Shanahan confirmed the move on Wednesday, two days after saying he wanted to be sure the team's star goes into the off-season healthy. Griffin, in his second year in the NFL, made a quick recovery from major knee surgery performed last January, but has struggled for much of the 2013 season. Kirk Cousins will start for the rest of the season with veteran Rex Grossman as backup.
RENO, Nevada (AP) — A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.