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If it wasn’t for Logan Paulsen’s drop off a play-action pass, Kirk Cousins would have completed every attempt. Instead, he finished 6/7 for 52 yards and a touchdown pass, which gave him a quarterback rating of 137.2 (http://scores.espn.go.com/nfl/boxscore?gameId=330808010).
Rex Grossman was his typical self, but found himself under a lot of pressure due to the offensive line. He went 10/21 for 119 yards with a touchdown pass. This gave him a quarterback rating of 81.2, which is remarkable for Rex Grossman standards.
Pat White went 5/8 for 31 yards. He also ran for 33 yards including a touchdown. He had a total quarterback rating of 70.3.
So let’s add all of this up. The three quarterbacks collectively went 21/36 for 202 yards, two touchdown passes, one rushing and their average quarterback rating was 96.2.
I’m no mathematician (even adding and subtracting is difficult for me), but that’s really good for the first game of the preseason.
What’s even more impressive about these stats is that there were zero interceptions. Please note that this is first time that I’ve had Rex Grossman and “zero interceptions” in the same slide.
All three (more Cousins and White) were quick in their progressions. They made the smart plays when they had to and seemed very comfortable in Kyle Shanahan’s offense.