The Redskins' starting offense struggled to find a rhythm in the first half against the Bears, gaining only 101 yards and five first downs.
He finished the first half with five completions in eight attempts for 49 yards. He added another 17 yards on the ground, weathering three sacks and a forced fumble.
Griffin III managed to avoid throwing interceptions, but learned the speed of NFL defenders early in the game.
On the opening drive, Griffin III had no open receivers and drifted out of the pocket toward the sideline. Tucking the ball to run, he was escorted out of bounds by Bears defender Israel Idonije for a 2-yard sack.
Griffin III had better success in the second quarter, picking up a 3rd down conversion with a 14-yard rush up the right sideline.
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Despite only putting up three points, the Redskins avoided any major injuries on offense for the second week in a row. With six reserves starting on offense, the importance of health cannot be understated.