NBC4 D.C. earlier reported the decision.
Griffin hasn't played since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2.
Griffin was a full participant Wednesday in practice for the first time since injuring his ankle and again took snaps with the first-team offense.
Quarterback Colt McCoy, who replaced an ineffective Kirk Cousins after halftime in the Redskins' Week 7 win against the Titans, has helped the Redskins win their past two games, including Monday night's overtime victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
Senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen, NFL Insider Adam Schefter and Redskins reporter John Keim contributed to this report.