Found August 04, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The way Kirk Cousins remembers it the transformation in his thinking about his situation with the Washington Redskins began a month or so into his tenure with the team well ahead of when there was a tangible reason to support such a change. It was May 2012 not long after Cousins had been drafted only three rounds after the team chose its centerpiece-to-be fellow quarterback Robert Griffin III. This was long before Cousins orchestrated two key victories down the stretch for the Redskins last season as the stand-in for an injured Griffin. This was before Cousins spent this past offseason and the early stages of this current training camp practicing with the starting offense while Griffin works his way back from knee surgery in January. So there was no evidence at the time that Cousins held the promise of becoming a starting quarterback in the NFL. Cousins and some of his Redskins teammates he recalls had piled into a rental car and driven to downtown Washington. They spent time walk...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Redskins Training Camp Videos (8-3-2013)

Redskins training camp is now in it’s second week and Saturday was fan appreciation day in Richmond, Va. Over 20,000 diehard Redskins fans made their way to training camp on Saturday and they all witnessed the first full-pads practice of the year. Below you will find a collection of videos from Redskins camp (courtesy of [...]

DeAngelo Hall, Brandon Meriweather return to practice

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall (ankle) and safety Brandon Meriweather (knee) returned to practice today, according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. Hall suffered a high ankle sprain last week and was expected to be out a while.  It will be interesting to see if he plays in this week’s preseason game against the Titans.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading.....

Robert Griffin III has not been injured--yet

Washington Redskins sophomore quarterback Robert Griffin III has yet to suffer a setback to his reconstructed knee through the first week of training camp, according to NFL.com's Chris Wesseling. During the 2012 regular season, Griffin suffered a torn ACL and LCL in what would become known as the most scrutinized right knee in America. Remarkably, he only missed one game last...

Robert Griffin III claims he’s ready to do more

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told reporters today that he’s ready to do more than 7 on 7 drills during training camp, per the Washington Post. Robert Griffin III says he’s “ready to move on” and take a bigger role in practice as he works his way back from knee surgery. Griffin says his knee is doing well and he hasn’t had any swelling so far. Coach...

Robert Griffin III: Full Press Conference 8-5-2013 (Video)

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III spoke with the media follow Monday morning’s practice.

Shanahan confirms RG3 hasn’t suffered any setbacks

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan confirmed today that quarterback Robert Griffin III doesn’t have any swelling in his knee and hasn’t suffered any set backs so far. “I thought he had a good week. The best part about it there wasn’t any setback,” said Shanahan, via Chris Russell of ESPN 980. Shanahan told reporters they have multiple plans in place for Griffin...

Redskins RB Alfred Morris Wants To Prove Last Year Was No Fluke

Alfred Morris went from unknown rookie last summer, to being on the brink of being one of the premiere running backs in the NFC. Morris is coming off a rookie season in which he rushed for a Redskins’ single-season rushing record of  1,613 yards.  Morris is hell-bent on not falling off, and told the Washington Post “he wants to prove last year was no fluke.” “It’s crazy...

Redskins Training Camp Report

In late July and early August of last year, the Washington Redskins’ energy was that of excitement and anticipation of future potential. With the addition of RGIII, things were looking up, but there were still a lot of question marks surrounding other parts of the team. At this time last year, there was a three man contest for the starting running back job. Would the Redskins offensive...

RG3 'ready to move on' with rehab

Robert Griffin III says he's ''ready to move on'' and take a bigger role in practice as he works his way back from knee surgery. The Washington Redskins quarterback said Monday he's had no soreness or swelling in his right knee during the first week-and-a-half of training camp. Coach Mike Shanahan has limited Griffin to 7-on-7 drills during camp, keeping...

Redskins’ Robert Griffin III progressing well

The main concern of the Washington Redskins is quarterback Robert Griffin III’s surgically-repaired right knee. So far, the knee hasn’t been cause for concern, as the signal caller made it through his first week of practice without suffering a setback. With the successful first week under Griffin’s belt, head coach Mike Shanahan told Tarik El-Bashir of The Washington Post that...

RG3 set for first 11-on-11 work

Robert Griffin III says the plan is for him to take part in his first 11-on-11 drills at Washington Redskins training camp on Tuesday. Griffin calls it a ''new phase'' in his return from knee surgery. And he unveiled a new hairdo - cornrows instead of dreadlocks - to go along with it. Griffin has been kept out of full team drills by coach Mike Shanahan. The quarterback...

Shanahan: RGIII setback free all week, on verge of next phase

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III impressed coach Mike Shanahan with his accuracy in this week's practices. Now Shanahan is buoyed by Griffin's ability to get through the week without a setback to his surgically repaired knee. "I thought he had a good week" Shanahan said Saturday via The Washington Post. "The best part about it (was) there...

Comedian Puts His Hilarious Exchange With RGIII On A T-Shirt

The Big Leagues ACL-tear-recovery demi-god Robert Griffin III recently invited one of his fans to spend a day at Redskins training camp to 
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.