Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The Redskins’ decision to take Kirk Cousins in the 4th round, even though they had already traded up to get a quarterback, Robert Griffin, in the 1st round, was one met with public scrutiny. Many argued that Griffin’s confidence would be shaken by the Redskins adding another quarterback that early. However, those critics might be shut up by today’s story that Griffin knew the Redskins were planning on taking another quarterback. Griffin said in an interview with the Washington Post today that they told him after day 1 that they were going to take another quarterback and that he knows there is no competition for the starting job and that Cousins will be nothing but a backup. Cousins is only a threat to backup Rex Grossman if anyone. Those two will duke it out for the primary backup job with the veteran Grossman having the edge. Griffin will be the unquestioned week 1 starter. The only criticism you can make of that pick is that the Redskins might have been better served getting Griff...
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