Found September 17, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
After starting the season 0-2, there are rumblings of discontent among Redskins fans. Some have openly clamored for the team’s young star quarterback, Robert Griffin III, to be benched in favor of backup Kirk Cousins, at least until Griffin is 100% healthy. The situation has the potential to go from mildly disruptive to outright explosive if the Redskins can’t turn it around quickly. The Redskins will face the Detroit Lions next Sunday in a game that could feature put an excessive amount of pressure on the Redskins’ offense to keep up with Detroit’s offense. Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan now faces a very delicate situation when dealing with Griffin. Obviously, he won’t be abandoning Griffin in favor of Cousins just yet, but at 0-2, he can’t afford to continue staying loyal to Griffin if the Redskins’ offense continues to sputter. If it becomes necessary for the Redskins to insert Cousins over Griffin, it would only be for a short period of time, but a successful outing by ...
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