Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/9/13
That's some backup plan the Washington Redskins have at quarterback and running back. Now it's a matter of getting those rookies in the secondary up to scratch. The Redskins' first preseason game reinforced what was evident late last year and throughout the first couple of weeks of this year's training camp: Kirk Cousins is a confident, able No. 2 behind Robert Griffin III. ''He's been impressive from the time he got here,'' coach Mike Shanahan said. Granted, Cousins is no Griffin. Not yet, anyway. But if last year's Offensive Rookie of the Year has a setback in his return from reconstructive knee surgery, or has to miss a game or two for some other reason, his fellow second-year QB has the poise and talent to keep up the pace, just as he did when he led victories over the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns a year ago. Cousins completed 6 of 7 passes for 52 yards and a touchdown in two series in Thursday night's 22-21 win over the Tennessee Titans. The one incompletion was a ...
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