Robert Griffin III
The Redskins continued their strong push for the playoffs behind their rookie quarterback. However, it wasn't the former Heisman winner behind center but instead a guy taken 100 picks later. Kirk Cousins threw for 329 yards and two touchdowns filling in for the injured RGIII and could be in line for a second straight start.
RGIII did not play after spraining the lateral collateral ligament (LCL) in his right knee. We detailed the injury last week and discussed how an injury of this magnitude would limit a mobile quarterback like Griffin. The limitations remain the same despite the progress shown by Griffin last week. RGII was able to participate in practice, but Cousins continued to work with the first team. If the Redskins take the same approach this week, then it is a good sign that Griffin will miss another game. However, if he is cleared and physically able to receive a majority of the reps with the first team, that should serve as a good in...