- Obama takes aim at ‘corporate deserters’
- Dick’s Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros
- Senators: Cease-fire must allow Israel to defend against rockets, tunnels
- Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease
- Iraq welcomes Russian fighter jets, helicopter gunships into ISIL fight
- John McCain laments: Obama’s ‘self-pity … is really kind of sad’
- GOP offer to fix VA gives $10 billion in emergency funds
- Paul Ryan offers to repair U.S. economic safety net with a single grant stream
- Kim Jong-un builds bond with Putin: $250M Russia-backed addition to key port opens
- Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman sentenced to death
Latest Kirk Cousins Items
According to some reports, Robert Griffin III feels insecure about his starting job. Is this a good or bad thing?
This was always the danger of Mike Shanahan drafting Kirk Cousins, a highly regarded college quarterback, in the same draft as Robert Griffin III. This isn't Chase Daniels, or even Rex Grossman. People think Kirk Cousins can play.
Seriously? This team must be in great shape if so much energy is being spent debating the merits of the candidates for the No. 3 quarterback slot. No matter which way you lean (and the choice here is Grossman), one thing is certain: It doesn't matter.
If Robert Griffin III is "All in for Week 1," what's the status of his backup, Kirk Cousins?
As Cousins quarterbacks the Redskins' starting offense through three of four preseason games beginning Thursday night on the road against the Tennessee Titans, he believes he is better equipped to seize an opportunity that's important for him and the franchise.
Robert Griffin III could be ready by the start of training camp, but during OTAs, Kirk Cousins has the chance to prepare like he'll be the guy next season.
The eight-month countdown to the start of the 2013 Washington Redskins' regular season began in earnest Wednesday when quarterback Robert Griffin III emerged from surgery. Renowned orthopedist James Andrews reconstructed the anterior cruciate ligament and repaired the lateral collateral ligament in Griffin's right knee. Now Griffin is rehabilitating against the clock.
Mike Shanahan saw it coming. The Washington Redskins were looking for a quarterback and got to see a few of them, such as Brandon Weeden and Nick Foles, firsthand at the Senior Bowl.
The Washington Redskins' locker room was almost empty by the time Robert Griffin III finally got to his stall Wednesday afternoon. He and the other two quarterbacks stayed after practice to throw to receivers. Then Griffin hosted a 12-minute news conference that ESPN televised.