The “football people” who have had their say at Redskins Park in the past have failed miserably, leaving little hope that the correct decisions will be made when the team names a starting quarterback.
Cousins stepped in for Robert Griffin III on Saturday and played the first half of a 31-13 preseason victory over the Ravens, which could complicate the coaches’ starting quarterback decision as the season nears.
Only two teams have rebounded from a 5 1/2-game deficit in the standings on Aug. 30 to win the division since the wild card era began in 1995, and the Nationals know they have work to do to catch the surging Mets.
Werth hit a two-run home run in the third inning, and Fister entered in the fifth inning for an ineffective Stephen Strasburg as the Nationals rallied to defeat the Marlins, 7-4, on Sunday afternoon.
Day won his first major championship earlier this month, and he built on that momentum with a six-shot victory that will assure he’ll be among the top five players fighting for the FedEx Cup in late September.
The first Triple Crown winner in 37 years struggled on Saturday on the 1 1/4-mile track, losing for the first time since his debut last August, calling into question his future plans.
The Republican presidential candidate, whose relationship with the PGA Tour is extensive, appeared at the first FedEx Cup playoff event in New Jersey on Sunday afternoon.
Sharapova, who won the U.S. Open in 2006, withdrew from the event for the second time in three years, citing an injury that also kept her out of hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati earlier this month.
Handing Robert Griffin III a job he didn’t earn was a mistake. The worst thing Washington can do now is compound that error by ignoring evidence that’s plain to see: He’s not ready.
A week filled with questions, from Gruden’s handling of Griffin to the quarterback’s recovery from a concussion, ended with a peaceful night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
Gruden said he was just as baffled by the about-face on Griffin’s status for the Redskins’ preseason game against the Ravens, with doctors reversing their decision to allow him to play a day before.
Cousins started for Robert Griffin III, who hasn’t yet recovered from a concussion, and McCoy entered in the second half as the Redskins defeated the Ravens, 31-13, on Saturday night.