Report: Former Michigan State QB Cousins expected to start Week 1
Another Robert Griffin III injury, another start for Kirk Cousins.
The former Michigan State quarterback is expected to get the nod for Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins, according to ESPN’s Diana Russini.
Griffin suffered concussion-like symptoms in the Washington Redskins’ Aug. 20 game against the Detroit Lions. Cousins has made nine starts in three years after he was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 draft.
Cousins was scheduled to start the Redskins preseason game on Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens.
The former Sparty signal-caller could be in line for even more starts after head coach Jay Gruden benched Griffin at the end of 2014. Griffin will miss the rest of the preseason, but no decisions beyond Week 1 have been made.
Entering Saturday night, Cousins has completed 20 of 26 passes for 245 yards and a score.