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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that reserve quarterback Kirk Cousins will start in place of injured Robert Griffin III on Sunday when the Redskins travel to Cleveland to face the Browns.
At team meeting minutes ago, Redskins players were informed Kirk Cousins will start at Cleveland, according to text from person in room.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 16, 2012
Griffin injured his right knee last Sunday in the waning minutes of the ‘Skins win against the Ravens. Earlier this week, it was revealed that Cousins would start, but the Redskins quickly played said report off as a verbal gaffe as the quarterback continued to practice.
Griffin, the odds on favorite for the 2012 NFL Rookie of the Year, has a passer rating of 104.2 after throwing for 2,902 yards and 18 touchdowns.
The Browns have won three consecutive games heading into Sunday and remain in the AFC postseason hunt after starting off 0-5 on the year.
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The Washington Redskins officially announced that their other rookie QB Kirk Cousins will start in place of Robert Griffin III.
#Redskins announce that the team is expected to start Kirk Cousins at quarterback on Sunday vs. Cleveland. #HTTR
— Redskins (@Redskins) December 16, 2012
While it’s unfortunate the Browns won’t get to face the Redskins at full strength, this news...
Robert Griffin III's sprained right knee will keep him out of the starting lineup Sunday when the Washington Redskins visit the Cleveland Browns in a game with vital playoff implications.
The Redskins announced Saturday night that fellow rookie Kirk Cousins will make his first career start as Redskins (7-6) try to run their winning streak to five games and keep the pressure...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network (via Dan Hanzus of NFL.com), the decision on whether Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will play in tomorrow’s game against the Browns will come down their team doctor believes is the best. According to Breer, Washington is willing to start Griffin at less than 100 percent in Cleveland, and it’s a near certainty he...
Fantasy Football News - Dealing a huge blow to fantasy owners that took a chance on Robert Griffin III in 2012 drafts, it is now being said that he Washington Redskins franchise player will not start the week 15 game. Per sources close to the Redskins players, it was announced from coach Mike Shanahan that Kirk Cousins will get the start. At this time, the Redskins have not officially...
Handing out labels following Skins games. Today, a 38-21 win at Cleveland.
The Redskins — Normally I don’t label THE ENTIRE FRANCHISE like this, but what a win: puts them atop the NFC East (after 3-6!), establishes Cousins as a top backup/prime tradebait, gives RGIII time to heal and on and on. At 8-6, they now have their best record at this point in seven years.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL will hear the appeal of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on Friday.
Appeal of the four-game suspension for Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman will be held Friday, two days before game vs. SF.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 17, 2012
If appeal upholds CB Richard Sherman’s suspension Friday, he would be out vs SF...
Good morning, Eagles fans!
Part of your weekend was likely watching the NFC East teams still in the hunt–i.e. every team that is not the Philadelphia Eagles. With Dallas and the Redskins getting wins on Sunday and the Giants apparently thinking they had another bye week, things are getting really interesting in the fight for the top. The big story from the division is that, even...
Washington QB Robert Griffin III didn't play against Cleveland, but is likely to return to face Philadelphia in Week 16.Fantasy Spin:The Redskins' other rookie quarterback, Kirk Cousins, was impressive in his first NFL start, throwing for 329 yards in a 38-21 win over the Browns, but RGIII is not in danger of becoming Wally Pipp.
It turns out that Robert Griffin III is human after all.
The Washington Redskins announced late Saturday evening that backup Kirk Cousins will start at quarterback on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns in place of Griffin.
According to The Washington Times’ Rich Campbell, the team said their priorities were to see Griffin’s joint stabilize and not to risk further injury. Griffin...
The playing status of Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns will be decided by the team's doctor, NFL.com reported Saturday. Griffin is listed as questionable with a sprained right knee, which he injured during last week's game against the Baltimore Ravens. He has practiced on a limited basis this...
CLEVELAND -- The Washington Redskins kept their playoff hopes alive Sunday by scoring 28 points in the second half to beat the Cleveland Browns 38-21 for their fifth straight victory. Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins, playing for Robert Griffin III, who was inactive with a knee injury, baffled the Browns with play fakes and rollouts after a shaky start. He threw two touchdown passes...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jets may end up starting recently acquired WR Braylon Edwards against the Titans.
“Tells you a little bit about where this wide receiver corps is right now,” said Schefter.
Schefter adds that the situation and overall field position will likely impact whether or not Edwards starts, but it seems like they’re willing to get him involved...
The New England patriots will honor the victims of the senseless school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut by wearing helmets with the below logo on them. The logo is the official town patch for Newtown. The Patriots are following the Giants lead, who will also honor the fallen.
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The Ravens decided not to activate linebacker Ray Lewis by Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline, which means he’s not going to play against the Broncos on Week 15, per Adam Schefter.
Ravens do not plan to activate LB Ray Lewis by 4 pm and plan is to hold him out another week, via SalPal.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter)
December 15, 2012
According to multiple reports, Lewis tried...