Cousins to McCoy to RG3, always something with Skins QBs

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) There's always something, it seems, with the Washington Redskins' quarterbacks. Starter Kirk Cousins has interception problems and missed some opportunities for big plays in the team's most recent game. No. 2 Colt McCoy sliced his foot with scissors while cutting off tape and missed a day of practice. And No. 3 Robert Griffin III - well, who knows where things...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy injury leads to second-string reps for RG3

Washington football backup quarterback Colt McCoy missed Monday’s practice, which allowed quarterback Robert Griffin III to temporarily serve as Kirk Cousins’ immediate backup, according to a report from Mike Jones of The Washington Post. RGIII handled the second-string duties in while McCoy sat out because of a cut foot. He was spotted riding an equipment cart to the...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback change needed for the Redskins?

If week 4 doesn’t go the Washington Redskins way against the Philadelphia Eagles is it time for Kirk Cousins to take a seat for Colt McCoy or Robert Griffin III? I think it will be, and let me tell you why. Kirk Cousins has showed throughout his career as a starter that he doesn’t have very good decision making along with a very weak arm on medium to deep routes. AROUND COVER32...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Backup QB McCoy misses practice with undisclosed injury

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Redskins backup quarterback Colt McCoy missed Monday's practice with an undisclosed injury. Coach Jay Gruden said he wouldn't elaborate on McCoy's or anyone else's injury status until Wednesday. McCoy took the second spot on Washington's depth chart after starter Kirk Cousins won the job from Robert Griffin III in August. McCoy has 25 NFL starts, including four...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Expected To Keep RGIII As Their Third-String QB Moving Forward

Jeff Darlington of NFL Media reported Saturday that the Redskins will have Colt McCoy listed as their No. 2 quarterback for Week 1’s game behind starter Kirk Cousins. Even though Robert Griffin III was cleared from a concussion on Friday, Darlington mentioned that RGIII will likely remain the team’s No. 3 quarterback moving forward. “After further consideration the team...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins announce Colt McCoy will back up Kirk Cousins

There was some speculation as to who would back up Washington Redskins starting quarterback Kirk Cousins after Robert Griffin III was cleared to play following a concussion he suffered in the preseason. On Saturday, NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington reported that the Redskins were planning to make Colt McCoy their backup for their home opener Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. Griffin...
Via EndZoneScore
25 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 relegated to third string behind Colt McCoy in DC

After being cleared by an independent neurologist to play in Week 1 for Washington, Robert Griffin III has been relegated to third string, according to a report. With Kirk Cousins set to start, Jeff Darlington of NFL Network reports Colt McCoy—not RG3—will be the backup when Washington takes on the Miami Dolphins in Week 1. This move shouldn’t surprise anyone who has been...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III cleared to play, but does it really matter?

Washington Redskins backup quarterback Robert Griffin III has finally been cleared of concussions symptoms by an independent neurologist according to the team’s president Bruce Allen. So, RG3 can now play. But does it really matter? He lost the starting job to former backup Kirk Cousins after a tumultuous preseason campaign. And, interestingly enough, head coach Jay Gruden said...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

4 things we learned during the Jacksonville Jaguars victory over the Redskins

The Jaguars sat 33 players Thursday night when they traveled to Washington to take on the Redskins in their final game of the preseason. The only starter to see some snaps was second-year defensive end Chris Smith who finds himself in a starting role after injuries to first round pick Dante Fowler Jr. and Andre Branch. Even though the starters didn’t play there was still a few...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Lose 4th preseason game 17-16

NOTE I’ll be a guest on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt tomorrow at 11 am on News Channel 8. We will be discussing the Redskins preseason and where the team stands heading into their season opener at FedEx Field against Miami. The Washington Redskins hosted the Jacksonville Jaguars tonight in the fourth and final preseason game for both teams, with the visiting Jags winning...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy Gives Best Reaction to Redskins Quarterback Change

View image | Colt McCoy is staying mum on Monday’s announcement naming Kirk Cousins the Redskins starting quarterback. “I’m going to keep my reaction to myself,” McCoy told reporters on Tuesday when asked about the decision. McCoy re-signed with the Redskins on a one-year deal in March with expectations to compete for the backup quarterback position...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins will name Cousins week 1 starter

Dianna Russini of ESPN is reporting that the Washington Redskins will name Kirk Cousins the team’s starting quarterback for the week one game against the Miami Dolphins. Redskins have named Kirk Cousins starting QB for week 1 per source. — Dianna Marie Russini (@diannaESPN) August 31, 2015 Team was told by staff Cousins will start against the Dolphins this morning. #Redskins...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Aikman: Redskins are more dysfunctional than Kardashians

In terms of being successful at what they do, Troy Aikman would take the Kardashian family over the Washington Redskins any day of the week. During Sunday’s preseason game between the New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans, FOX aired a graphic showing the three quarterbacks — Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy — who made starts for the Redskins last year. Aikman...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins and Media talk from both sides of their mouths about RGIII

The Redskins and the media are blowing smoke where the sun don’t shine when it comes to embattled quarterback Robert Griffin III. A case in point is Pro Football Talk, no friend of the Redskins.  Here are two stories published on the same day, Saturday, August 30, 2015, on PFT. Aug. 30, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT, by Michael David Smith, Report: Football people want RG3 out of town, Snyder...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins Gift Wraps Interception For Terrell Suggs

The Washington Redskins are a mess at quarterback. Whatever the health status is of Robert Griffin III is in question, Kirk Cousins is gift wrapping interceptions, and Colt McCoy isn't even in the conversation (but maybe he should be).Overall Cousins didn't have a bad night against the Baltimore Ravens (20-27, 190 yards, 1 TD, and 1 INT), but his interception was pretty bad.via SBNationGIFRead...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins defeat Ravens 31-13 in 3rd preseason game

1 2 3 4 Final Washington 0 14 14 3 31 Baltimore 10 3 0 0 13   The Washington Redskins started poorly, giving up a long touchdown pass and turning the ball over on a sloppy interception, falling behind 13-0 in the first half. However, the team rallied behind quarterback Kirk Cousins to take a 14-13 lead before halftime. Colt McCoy came in to start the second half, quickly leading...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins Stat of the Week: 8/28 The Redskins are one of just eight teams that can make that claim, but of those eight teams, Washington has the fewest pass attempts (51). The next fewest ... Ten Redskins To Watch Against Baltimore The Redskins are looking to get their starting offense, which has only scored 3 points this ... Washington traded a fifth-round pick to...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The RGIII era is over for the Redskins

Redskins GM Scot McCloughan is building a team that can win in the future without Robert Griffin III. Whether RGIII stays with of leaves the team next season, the RGIII era is already over. The signs are everywhere. McCloughan hopes to build a team — bigger, stronger, tougher, run-first — that relies less on quarterback performance for wins. Coach Gruden runs an offense that...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins – Lions: The violent world of Robert Griffin III

It must be hell to be Robert Griffin III this evening. Hard as he tried, he could not make his case to be the starting quarterback in Jay Gruden’s offense. Nothing he nor his team tried to do against the Lions worked to wipe away the stink of controversy. His detractors say he proved their case by his own actions: He was hit, a lot. He was sacked, a lot. He fumbled twice. He can’t...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy posts perfect passer rating in relief of RG3

When Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III left last night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions with a concussion, it was Colt McCoy who entered the game in his place. Although McCoy only played 26 snaps in relief, he was technically perfect behind the same offensive line that made Griffin look like a rookie.McCoy completed 5-of-6 passes for 80 yards and a touchdown...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy Momentarily Forgets He Doesn't Play For Cleveland Anymore

There were times last season that former Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy looked pretty good for the Washington Redskins. The team is committed to RG3 for the season to make sure they want to bring him back, but the No. 2 job is considered up in the air between McCoy and Kirk Cousins--or at least it was until McCoy forgot he wasn't in Cleveland and blew a scoring opportunity...
Via FatManWriting
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Mitchell blasts Robert Griffin III over recent comments (Video)

Earlier this week, Robert Griffin III found his name in the news because of comments he made during an interview where he expressed the feeling he is the best quarterback in the NFL. Given his play last season, and that he was benched for Colt McCoy, it’s not surprising Griffin’s remarks caught the attention of many. Former Redskins player Brian Mitchell is among those who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy, Jordan Shipley star in Longhorn Network ad

Texas Longhorns fans may reminisce about the glory days of quarterback Colt McCoy and receiver Jordan Shipley making magic on the field, but they can now enjoy seeing the former dynamic duo in action once again. No, not on the field, but in a commercial for the Longhorn Network that redefines skeet shooting. One can’t help but smile at this ad, as it shows that neither man has...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Position Battles in Redskins Training Camp: Backup Quarterback

Looking forward to Washington’s first preseason game on Thursday night in Cleveland against the Browns of the AFC North, let’s have a look at how things stand with the five top position battles in Washington Redskins training camp. Here is our number 5 position battle — backup quarterback. FIGHTING FOR THE JOB: Kirk Cousins, Colt McCoy ANALYSIS: Robert Griffin III is the starter...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins QB Colt McCoy: I'm starter material

Although he knows full well it would take a great effort to replace starter Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins backup quarterback Colt McCoy believes he has what it takes to be a starter in the NFL, per The Washington Post. McCoy, who started one game last season, decided to stay in Washington due to his comfort with the coaching staff; he signed a one-year deal for 2015...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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