The uncertainty surrounding both quarterbacks raises a possibility worse than if one beats out the other.
THE TAKEAWAY | Kirk Cousins was hardly the only problem Thursday night, but the quarterback’s poor performance was the biggest issue.
Prioritizing a pass rush but not the secondary is coming back to bite the defense Bruce Allen assembled.
Kirk Cousins shows he is up to the task of leading Jay Gruden’s offense. Special teams continue to be anything but.
With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.
Given the offense Coach Jay Gruden likes to run, understudy Kirk Cousins might be leading-man material.
THE TAKEAWAY | Kirk Cousins is efficient running Jay Gruden’s West Coast offense, and Washington’s pass rush is stellar against the Jaguars.
No moral victories, but Terrapins show progress as they prepare for conference play in the Big Ten.
Jay Gruden and Robert Griffin III are on the same page, but the QB has more to learn than some might think.
Defensive coordinator says second-year safety played all but two plays well, and didn’t deserve all the blame for the 76-yard TD last week.