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Daily Slop: Kirk Cousins Captured Redskins Starting QB Role Through Belief, Hard Work; D.J. Williams Taking Pride In NFL Return

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Need to Know: Griffin no longer the starter but he’s still on the Redskins—for now | Rich Tandler's Real Redskins
Here is what you need to know on this Tuesday, September 1, Four days before the Washington Redskins make their final cuts. Griffin remains a Redskin--for now Robert Griffin III is no longer the Redskins starting quarterback. But he is still a member of the team.

If his big chance is going to last, Cousins must cut down on turnovers | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Kirk Cousins now has the opportunity he wanted. In order to keep it he will need to learn how to protect the football and do it quickly.

Kirk Cousins captured Redskins' starting quarterback role through belief, hard work - Washington Times
Cousins, named the Redskins' starting quarterback on Monday, believes he has learned from the mistakes and improved significantly after spend the better part of the last three years in Robert Griffin III's shadow.

Redskins trim roster releasing OT Smith, moving Galette to IR | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The Redskins made to trim their roster to the required 75 players and one of them started their preseason opener.

Pressure increases on Washington Redskins' Jay Gruden -- or does it? - Washington Redskins Blog - ESPN
Is there more pressure on Redskins coach Jay Gruden now that he's starting Kirk Cousins instead of RG III? John Keim examines the situation.

RG3 Faults Intern For ‘Liking’ Message Critical of Snyder " CBS DC
RG3 says one of his interns 'liked' an Instagram post heavily bashing Redskins owner Dan Snyder, not him.

Mike Shanahan: Cousins will be top-10 quarterback -
Mike Shanahan, who coached the Redskins from 2010 to 2013, shared an extremely optimistic opinion on Kirk Cousins in a phone conversation with NFL Media's Dan Hellie on Monday.

Washington Redskins season preview: Is drama over? -
Is Jay Gruden a long-term solution? Is Kirk Cousins the answer at quarterback? Around The NFL's season preview looks at the Washington Redskins.

Robert Griffin III saga: Why cutting QB makes sense for Redskins -
In the wake of Robert Griffin III's latest health setback and Jay Gruden's pronouncement that this is Kirk Cousins' team, Jeff Darlington explains why it makes sense for the Redskins to just release RGIII.

Terrance Knighton annoyed by 'Kardashians of the NFL' comparison - NFC East - ESPN
The Washington Redskins might seem like a reality show, they just don't want to be one.

Jordan Reed Shakes Off Rust Vs. Ravens
After recording two receptions for 21 yards including one that showed his hamstring is fully healthy, Jordan Reed got some work in before the regular season opener.

D.J. Williams Taking Pride In NFL Return
After being without an NFL team for more than eight months, D.J. Williams is with the Washington Redskins and ready to provide a veteran presence for a young tight ends group.