Kirk Cousins just had the ultimate brain fart.
With six seconds left on the clock and his team inside the Philadelphia Eagles' 10-yard line Saturday night, Cousins took a knee instead instead of spiking the ball. That ended the half.
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden was as clueless as everyone watching, as Conor Orr of NFL.com notes:
We don’t know, either, Coach.
Mark Schlereth was clear about what he thought, though:
With the division on the line, Washington had a chance to add to its 16-10 halftime lead. It's possible this blunder could come back to bite the Skins in the end.