Report: Redskins plan to start Kirk Cousins in Week 1

Dianna Marie Russini, Twitter - [Full Article]

Sources say the Redskins' plan is not only to start Kirk Cousins tonight in Baltimore, but also Week 1 against Miami.

Related Players: Robert Griffin III

Fantasy Impact: 

Cousins owns a career 7.4 YPA, but posted 8.4 YPA last season, along with a 10:9 touchdown-to-interception ratio. The sample size is small (six games), but DeSean Jackson's numbers remained pretty much the same with Cousins under center while Pierre Garcon's production increased significantly. He averaged 4.2 catches for 53 yards and 0.5 TD in the six games that Cousins played last season. Those are high-end fantasy WR3 numbers.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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