• Redskins' Cousins to start in place of RG III

    Summary of 37 articles · Updated Dec 16, 2013
    • Cowboys fans who think Cousins is ‘Kurt’

      No, there is no journalistic value in this item. No, I won’t be including it on my list of greatest life achievements. Yes, many NFL fans — including some Redskins fans — seem to believe that Kirk Cousins’s first name is Kurt. This isn’t only a problem …
    • Upon Further Review: Redskins Week 15

      ATLANTA -- A review of four hot topics following the Washington Redskins' 27-26 loss to the Atlanta Falcons: Taking responsibility: An underrated part of Kirk Cousins' game is his ability to say the right things. Cousins has made only two starts, but hi…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kirk Cousins blames himself

      I’m treading carefully here, because I don’t want to get my own boots lodged in any of the sticky narrative traps that have bogged down so many others in recent weeks. But I listened to Kirk Cousins’s press conference after his Redskins came up one poin…
    • Rapid Reaction: Washington Redskins

      ATLANTA -- Thoughts and observations from the Washington Redskins' 27-26 loss to the Atlanta Falcons: What it means: Not everything was Robert Griffin III's fault. And that you can’t start dreaming of a first-round pick in exchange for Kirk Cousins, tho…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kirk Cousins shredding a weak Atlanta secondary

      The Falcons’ secondary is a mess. And Kirk Cousins is taking advantage. In Atlanta, where three rookies are starting in the secondary, Washington’s receivers have been getting open throughout the first half. Cousins, filling in at quarterback for Robert…
    • GIF: Cousins’ Laser Finds Davis’ Hands

      (AP Image) Today’s game is chock full of firsts for several Washington Redskins. Kirk Cousins, of course, was making his first start of the season. Without a touchdown pass this season all he needed was just one single opening in the climate controlled …
      Source: redskins.com
    • Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will continue trend of NFL backups starting this year

      Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will continue an alarming trend this week. When Cousins plays against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, it will be his first start of the season. Cousins is replacing quarterback Robert Griffin III, who has been…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Shanahan’s comments could make it harder to get a first-rounder for Cousins

      Redskins coach Mike Shanahan capped a bizarre week by openly talking about possibly getting a first-round pick for quarterback Kirk Cousins, if Cousins plays well in the final three games of the season. Which will be played against a trio of average-to-…
    • W2W4: Redskins vs. Falcons

      FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The fallout in Washington following the benching of quarterback Robert Griffin III could leave the Redskins distracted as they visit the Georgia Dome to face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The soap opera has even left one of the Fa…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Shanahan: Cousins could fetch a first-rounder

      The surge of people connected with the Redskins saying things that do not seem believable has overwhelmed me. I have thus shut down my critical-thinking functions, in favor of just printing what everyone is saying. Judge for yourself. Mike Shanahan made…
    • Kirk Cousins: Griffin III ‘Very Helpful’

      With another indoor workout in the books, Kirk Cousins has three practices as the first-team quarterback under his belt before leading the Redskins on the road at Atlanta. On Friday afternoon, Cousins talked about how Robert Griffin III has helped him t…
      Source: redskins.com
    • Cousins gets to face three Falcons rookies in secondary

      Mike Shanahan’s evil genius plan to prop up Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins got a boost, as the Falcons are going to try to defend him with a bunch of rookies. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Falcons safety Thoma…
    • Redskins: RG III still starter entering 2014

      The Washington Redskins made it clear they will be thrilled if quarterback Kirk Cousins plays well the final three games. They also made it clear nothing would change entering next season.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Robert Griffin III off to a good start

      ASHBURN, Va. -- Mike Shanahan said it during his press conference, but for a different reason. In a couple years Robert Griffin III will look back on Shanahan's decision to bench him for the remainder of the season and view it differently than he does n…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kirk Cousins should interest Jets for 2014

      FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – There are three games remaining in Geno Smith's apprenticeship, three games to convince the New York Jets' hierarchy he should be the guy in 2014 and beyond. The chances of that happening by Dec. 29 are remote, which is why general …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Falcons know a thing or two about Cousins

      FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Atlanta Falcons don’t have to worry about facing Robert Griffin III and his ability with the read-option, when healthy. But the Falcons' defense still has to be aware of what new starting quarterback Kirk Cousins is capable of …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kirk Cousins: This is Robert’s team in 2014 and going forward

      Kirk Cousins will be Washington’s starting quarterback on Sunday against Atlanta, but he says there’s no quarterback controversy. Cousins told reporters today that he believes Robert Griffin III is the franchise quarterback, and he expects Griffin to ge…
    • Cooley: Cousins a better pocket passer than RGIII

      Chris Cooley did his Tuesday Redskins film review on ESPN 980 this week as Redskins Park continued to burn. Of course, this was about 16 hours before reports began circulating that Kirk Cousins would indeed start next weekend against the Falcons. Still,…
    • Ex-Michigan State QB Kirk Cousins to start for Washington; RG3 benched

      Coach Mike Shanahan on Wednesday went ahead with his plan to sit Griffin, further stoking the turmoil surrounding the future of the coach.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Report: Redskins players told Grossman will back up Cousins

      We’re still waiting on official word from the Redskins that Kirk Cousins will be their starting quarterback in Week 15, but more information about how the Redskins will handle their quarterback spot continues to leak out of Washington. Jeff Darlington o…
    • Giants Could Face Kirk Cousins, Not RGIII, In A Few Weeks

      Amazingly, Kirk Cousins will now start at QB for the Washington Redskins. It’s only taken 13 weeks to get here, but we’re now at the tipping point of total circus in Washington. This would not have been a big deal Week 1, but 13 weeks into the season af…
    • Redskins planning to start Kirk Cousins over Robert Griffin III, reports say

      The Washington Redskins lead the league in drama over the past couple weeks, and Mike Shanahan will invite in some more in the form of a controversial quarterback move. Kirk Cousins will start over Robert Griffin III at quarterback, according to multipl…
    • Is Kirk Cousins the Answer in Washington?

      No franchise in the NFL is fueled by turmoil more consistently than Washington. Even for the fans who have suffered through the agonizing valleys of t...
      Source: grantland.com
    • Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins says ‘I absolutely love the Shanahans’

      Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is the guy who files his taxes early and reports his own mistakes to the IRS, isn’t he? Amid a sea of hatred for the Shanahans and everything Redskins, Cousins is a beacon of light — he says, golly gee willik…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Don't blame the Browns defense and Kirk Cousins to Cleveland? National Perspective

    After yesterday's loss to the Chicago Bears, 38-31, the Browns' losing streak is now five. Find out what people in the national media are saying about the Browns here.
    Source: cleveland.com
  • Redskins Inches From Improbable Victory

    (AP Image) The Washington Redskins were a fingertip away from mounting a comeback led by sophomore quarterback Kirk Cousins making his first start of the season. Instead, the Redskins left the Georgia Dome on Sunday with a loss to the Atlanta Falcons. A…
    Source: redskins.com
  • Redskins lose sloppily to Falcons

    Kirk Cousins tore up Atlanta's secondary, but the 'Skins lost five fumbles, sloppily losing 27-26 to the Falcons.
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • Atlanta wins as Washington’s two-point conversion falls short

    Say this for today’s Washington-Atlanta game: For a game between two of the worst teams in the league, at least it had a fantastic finish. Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins, taking over the offense after the benching of Robert Griffin III, threw a tou…

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