Kirk Cousins Reportedly Named Redskins Starting QB Over Robert Griffin III

August 31, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Healthy or not, Robert Griffin III will not be Washington's starting quarterback Week 1. The team's coaching staff has informed Griffin that Kirk Cousins will be under center for the opener against the Miami Dolphins, Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson reported Monday morning.  
This should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed the Griffin situation, which is quickly becoming one of the NFL's most toxic topics. The former Rookie of the Year suffered a concussion in Washington's Week 2 preseason win against the Detroit Lions before being cleared and subsequently uncleared by independent neurologists.
The team's latter tweet noted Griffin would be rested one to two weeks. That time frame already put him in danger of being out for Week 1, opening the floodgates for a major fiasco that threatens to undermine Washington's season before it even begins.
Following the team's Week 3 preseason win over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, head coach Jay Gruden add...

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