We haven’t received an official announcement from Skins brass, but Dianna Marie Russini is reporting that Kirk Cousins has been named the week one starter.
Redskins have named Kirk Cousins starting QB for week 1 per source.
— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) August 31, 2015
The news follows a series of conflicting reports yesterday about Robert Griffin III’s future in Washington.
Cousins started in Saturday’s preseason game against the Ravens. After a shaky start, he finished 20 for 27 for 190 yards, one touchdown and one interception.