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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.


The knee injury heard 'round the football world. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Top 12 Sports Stories of ’13

Vote on the top sports stories of 2013 as we select the Top 10. Choose from RGIII’s knee, “World Series or Bust,” Caps playoff woes, Georgetown’s stunner, John Wall’s contract and more.


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.


Robert Griffin III on the field prior to the Washington Redskins preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Redskins Inactives: RGIII Will Officially Sit Out

The Washington Redskins inactives list included Robert Griffin III and tight end Jordan Reed.


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RGIII Is Out For Washington, But What About Atlanta?

For the second straight week, Atlanta will be facing a backup quarterback. Hopefully this time the Dirty Birds will figure out how to beat a second-string quarterback-led team.


RGIII and Mike Shanahan (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

$30-for-$15 Living Social Deal on Redskins’ Merch

Living Social is offering a deal on Redskins’ merchandise — $30 worth of product for $15 — just a day after the benching of Robert Griffin III.


Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins (credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cousins: Redskins Are Still Griffin’s Team

Kirk Cousins acknowledged this has not been an easy pill for RGIII to swallow, but the starters also doesn’t believe Griffin will have to deal with the bitter tasting medicine for long.


The knee injury heard 'round the football world. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Shanahan Could ‘Kick Himself In The Rear End’ For Not Pulling RGIII Last Year

If he had it to do over again, Mike Shanahan would have pulled Robert Griffin III at halftime of the Redskins wild-card loss to the Seattle Seahawks last January.


#10 of the Washington Redskins sits on the bench in the fourth quarter during an NFL game against the Kansas City Chiefs at FedExField on December 8, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. The Chiefs defeated the Redskins 45-10. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

After RGIII Benching, Skins Call Wait-Listed Fans About Season Tickets

Minutes after Cousins and Grossman took the field to take the first- and second-string snaps in Ashburn today, the Redskins’ sales staff was calling wait-listed clientele about season ticket packages for 2014, like Rob in Clinton, who called into 106.7 The Fan.


Head coach Mike Shanahan of the Washington Redskins watches his team warm up before the start of their game against the San Francisco 49ers. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Shanahan Consulted Snyder Before Benching RGIII

Mike Shanahan said the decision to bench RGIII was made after consulting team owner Daniel Snyder and general manager Bruce Allen.