Redskins QB Kirk Cousins to Start over RG3: 4 Things Worth Noting

December 16, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Washington Redskins announcement late Saturday that rookie QB Kirk Cousins will start Sunday, Dec. 16 against the Cleveland Browns is not earth-shattering news, but it raises some interesting points to ponder.  I have come up with four intriguing questions with this announcement, all of which are noteworthy.
1.  Is the knee injury to Robert Griffin III more serious than initially thought?
With the 'Skins playing their cards close to their vest all week as to who will get the starting nod, no one knows for sure the extent of the injury, but the one positive thing to take out of it is it prohibited the Browns from preparing exclusively for Cousins as the conductor of the 'Skins' offensive train.
2.  Are the Redskins playing it safe with RG3 not starting?
Let's hope the team would err on the side of caution and not put his knee injury ahead of winning. There is much more on the line in the long term than a single victory in the rema...

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