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 addressed a ton of questions on Wednesday about a variety of matters. One topic that kept coming up was whether team owner Daniel Snyder had any input on the decision to bench RG3.