Robert Griffin III


Late Monday night, hours after he was benched as the Redskins quarterback and his backup Kirk Cousins was named the starter for the rest of the season, Robert Griffin III made some news that is on


Need to Know: Robert Griffin III is no longer the Redskins starting quarterback. But he is still a member of the team--for now.


 “It’s Kirk’s team.”

With those words from Jay Gruden, the Kirk Cousins era officially got underway on Monday afternoon.

“It’s just one step in the process,” said Cousins.


Mike Shanahan's decision to draft Kirk Cousins just three rounds after taking Robert Griffin III in the 2012 NFL Draft was one that had people asking questions almost immediately.


Players in the Redskins’ locker room did not sound as though they were surprised by Monday’s big quarterback news.