The decision to bench Robert Griffin III for the final three games was made with the "blessing" of owner Dan Snyder, Coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday.
Kirk Cousins is making the most of his opportunity to start, no matter the circumstances. He described it honestly as "it is what it is" on Wednesday.
Kirk Cousins is in the middle of an unusual situation, becoming the Redskins' starting quarterback after RG3 was benched. He talked on Wednesday about how he is preparing for the Falcons.
Mike Shanahan said he had to run the move to bench RG3 past both Daniel Snyder and executive Bruce Allen before making the call.