The Indianapolis Colts' Chuck Pagano can resume coaching whenever he's ready.

On Thursday, Dr. Larry Cripe told The Associated Press that Pagano had been cleared to return and that it was up to the coach and the Colts to determine when that'll happen, and how much Pagano will do. Pagano's physician is not imposing any restrictions, either.

Pagano is expected to return to the team complex as early as Monday, but the Colts (9-5) have not said when he'll return. They can clinch a playoff berth with a win Sunday at Kansas City or a Pittsburgh loss.

"Medically, I see no reason he cannot come back when he's ready to try and come back," Cripe said.

Pagano has not been on the sideline since a Sept. 23 loss to Jacksonville. Three days later, he was diagnosed with leukemia and began chemotherapy. Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians has been filling in as interim coach.

Redskins: Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III had a full practice for the second straight day as Washington prepares for Sunday's game against Philadelphia. "I like what I see," coach Mike Shanahan said. "If there is no setback, he should be ready to go." Griffin missed last week's win over Cleveland with a sprained right knee.

Jets: New York will consider all its options regarding benched quarterback Mark Sanchez in the offseason, a person with knowledge of the situation told AP. The futures of Tim Tebow, coach Rex Ryan, general manager Mike Tannenbaum and offensive coordinator Tony Sparano also are uncertain.


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Seahawks: Seattle put defensive tackle Jason Jones (knee) on injured reserve.