Because Kirk Cousins has locked up the starting quarterback job, Redskins coach Jay Gruden doesn't plan on playing him in Thursday night's preseason finale against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Players said that they didn’t feel strongly one way or another about the decision. They expressed confidence in Gruden, and in Cousins, and offered support for Griffin.

Here's what the coach and newly named starting quarterback had to say about the signal-caller switch.

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