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Let The Quarterback Controversy Begin

In some ways, the contrast from a week ago Sunday to yesterday couldn’t have been greater for the Redskins.


ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 15: Desmond Trufant #21 of the Atlanta Falcons breaks up a two-point conversion attempt intended for Pierre Garcon #88 of the Washington Redskins at Georgia Dome on December 15, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Team Grades For Redskins Following Kirk Cousins’ Season Debut

When the dust settles, the decision to bench Robert Griffin III may prove to be one of Mike Shanahan’s finer decisions as the Redskins head coach.


Kirk Cousins chats with Robert Griffin III after throwing a 4th quarter interception against the Atlanta Falcons. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Garcon, Shanahan Praise Cousins In First Of 3 Starts For RGIII

Pierre Garcon and Mike Shanahan believe Kirk Cousins did a fine job in place of an inactive Robert Griffin III.


Kirk Cousins passes against the Atlanta Falcons (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cousins, Redskins Come Up Just Short In Atlanta

Desmond Trufant deflected Kirk Cousins’ pass on a potential winning 2-point conversion with 18 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Falcons edged the Washington Redskins 27-26 on Sunday.


Steven Jackson of the Atlanta Falcons busts through Josh Wilson of the Washington Redskins for a 1st quarter touchdown. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Redskins at Falcons Game Blog

Headlines coming from Ashburn have been anything other than football-related this week, but the Washington Redskins do still have a game to play.


Kirk Cousins plays in the fourth quarter of the Washington Redskins loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman Ahead of RGIII

As of Wednesday morning, Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan is leaning toward benching Robert Griffin III for the remainder of the season according to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.


ASHBURN, VA - JANUARY 06: Mike Shanahan (C) shakes hands with Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (L) as General Manager Bruce Allen (R) looks on before Shanahan was announced as the new head coach of the Washington Redskins on January 6, 2010 in Ashburn, Virginia. Shanahan replaces former head coach Jim Zorn who was released January 4 following a 4-12 season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Mike Shanahan And Dan Snyder: Peaches And Cream

Most awoke on Monday morning hoping to see breaking news on their Twitter feeds. But there was no such news as Shanahan made it through the night, had a meeting with Daniel Snyder in the morning, and now appears to be on the same page as the owner.


Jeremy Trueblood (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Redskins Castoff Trueblood Lands with Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have signed Washington Redskins castoff offensive tackle Jeremy Trueblood.


ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes out away from the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Steven Jackson Provides The Falcons With A Much Needed Boost

Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.


Defenders zero in on Robert Griffin III before delivering a knockout blow to the quarterback, forcing him to leave the game early with a mild concussion. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Shanahan Says RGIII ‘Looks Good’ for Vikings

The future is looking a little less hazy for Redskins Robert Griffin III just one day after the franchise quarterback suffered a mild concussion.





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