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Cousins to start

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Champsheart, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. Champsheart

    Champsheart Active Member

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    Just saw on ESPN - Cousins to start for skins as doctors not confident in Bob's knee
  2. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Nobody can tell me they didnt know Griffin wouldnt start.
  3. elcowboi

    elcowboi Active Member

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    Agreed......... I hope they throw the kitchen sink at Cousins.
  4. dankman

    dankman Member

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    Technically speaking, everyone could have told you that they did not know that Griffin wouldnt start
  5. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I thought this was against league rules. Didnt a team get fined for this kind of tactic?

    Edit; ok it was because the Ravens didnt list Ed Reed on the injury report
  6. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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  7. dadymat

    dadymat I'm kind of a Big Deal

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    On Cowboys insider, Goose says that if Cousins starts it will be an upgrade over Bob.....:confused:
  8. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    I heard talk before the season that many think cousins is actually better than RG3. He may not be flashy but he certainly could be capable of matching his production.
  9. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Doubt that
  10. dallasfan4lizife

    dallasfan4lizife Well-Known Member

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    to even assume cousins is better than RGIII is a joke. No one has seen

    cousins play more than a few snaps.

    RGIII has a 104.2 qb rating as a rookie. 18 TD's and 4 INT's.

    IDC what you say, or what your argument is, that is flat out impressive.

    washington will lose tomorrow without him, mark it down.
  11. dadymat

    dadymat I'm kind of a Big Deal

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    ive never seen Cousins play so i cant really offer an opinion, just kinda thought from what ive been hearing is that Bob is Gods gift to football and we are all better people and closer to heavens gates just from watching him play...so for Cousins to be an upgrade must be truly a miracle from Gods own hand
  12. NIBGoldenchild

    NIBGoldenchild Well-Known Member

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    Cousins is certainly not an upgrade. He's very talented, but he doesn't protect the ball as well as Griffin. I believe our only real advantage here is the Browns had very little film to prepare for with Cousins under center, and they had to have wasted some time this week preparing against RG3.
  13. SkinsFan82

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    I'm a little excited to see Cousins play. Obviously I wanted RG3 back there at 100% but I want to see how Cousins looks starting a regular season game with a week of prep taking first team snaps.

    No matter how good he looks it won't be any QB controversy (outside of some clown car like First Take). Unless he looks truly awful then I wouldn't be concerned, since he's a 4th round QB in his first start.

    I can't imagine they'll ask the world of him, probably manage the game and lean on the running game.

    The Browns are no joke but it's still a winnable game.
  14. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    Go Browns! I think they would have won even if Griffin had been cleared to play.
  15. Sean50Lee

    Sean50Lee Active Member

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  16. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

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    Posted in another thread earlier. This is wonderful news.
  17. Proximo

    Proximo Well-Known Member

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  18. Sonny#9

    Sonny#9 Well-Known Member

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    Duly noted! :)

    Cousins could be a hot commodity this off-season...
  19. NIBGoldenchild

    NIBGoldenchild Well-Known Member

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    I'd like to hold onto him for one more season. If he continues to impress in spot duty, he'll land us a better pick.
  20. dart

    dart Benched

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    I think Cousins will be in league longer than RGIII

    I think he is better

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