Cousins performed admirably in place of Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Falcons. Cousins completed 29-of-45 passes for 381 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in the 27-26 loss.
The Redskins have decided to sit their prized quarterback for the remainder of the season, giving Cousins a chance to showcase his talents. He took advantage of a subpar Falcons defense Sunday, setting career highs across the board. Cousins found nine different receivers and has another favorable matchup next weekend against the Cowboys.
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