RG3 out, KC1 in.
A Redskins source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter that Kirk Cousins -- not Robert Griffin III -- will start Sunday's game against the Browns.
The team has been informed of the decision.
Confirmation also came from FOX Sports' Jay Glazer, who yesterday reported that Cousins received all of the first-team reps.
Minutes later, Griffin tweeted that the decision wasn't his, but is still lending support.
Though he was shaping up as a game-time decision, Griffin did next to nothing at practice this week while waiting to gain the go-ahead from doctors. Obviously the club's medical staff didn't feel comfortable subjecting Griffin, he of the sprained LCL, to game action. Not yet, anyway.
In any case, it'll be Cousins, the 6-foot-3 Michigan State product, making his first career start. While he's looked solid in limited spurts,...