Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III could be cleared to play in the regular season when he meets with his surgeon Thursday night.
Coach Mike Shanahan said Tuesday that Griffin will meet with Dr. James Andrews while the Redskins are in Florida for their final preseason game against the Buccaneers.
Even if Andrews gives the thumbs up, the final decision on whether Griffin plays in the Sept. 9 opener with the Eagles rests with the coach. Shanahan has said that even if Griffin is medically ready, the coach could see something in practice that might give him pause.
While Griffin has sat out the preseason, he’s moved well in practice and said Tuesday that he’s ‘‘not below 100 percent.’’ Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.